2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog 
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2021-2022 Humboldt State University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic American Literatures Minor

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Drawing on classes from ethnic studies, Native American studies, and English, this interdisciplinary minor provides the opportunity to study the diverse literatures of multi-ethnic American writers.

Students gain an understanding of the comparative histories and cultures of ethnic groups in the US through ES 105 , required of all minors. Minors take another 12 units in ethnic American literature and culture, including ENGL 336 /ES 336 , American Ethnic Literature. Courses might concentrate on the literary traditions of a particular group (Native American, African American, Asian American, or Chicano literatures) or examine multi-ethnic US literatures in a comparative way. Various special topics courses also may apply, depending on the topic and subject to advisor approval.

This minor can be particularly useful for those planning careers in teaching, social work, business, law, journalism, and community development.

Requirements for the Minor (15 units)

Approved Elective Courses (8 Units)

Complete 8 units in ethnic American literature and culture. Options include:


Consult with the advisor for approval of special topics courses not on this list.


Christina Accomando, Ph.D.
Founders Hall 219

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