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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cultural Diversity - Graduate Certificate

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Ethnic Studies, an interdisciplinary program, is academically committed to promoting muliticultural and ethnic knowledge, values, and skills both within and outside the United States.

Common Core (Select only one course)

ETHN 650: Helping Across Culture (3) OR
ETHN 660: Cross-Cultural Training & Diversity Management (3)

Restricted Electives
(Select any six credits [two courses].  Courses must be from different categories)
1. Category of Ethnic Families in the United States
Choose 3 credit(s):
ETHN 570: Women of Color (3)
ETHN 590: Racial/Ethnic Families in the U.S. (3)

2. Category of Disability
Choose 3 credit(s):
(Students may choose a course related to disability.  Note: “REHB 619 is not currently offered online.  Another REHB course, e.g., REHB 677 can be substituted.”)
REHB 619: Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (3)

3. Category of Human Administrative Services
Choose 3 credit(s):
SOC 517: Program Administration (3)
URBS 553: Grants Administration (3)?
URBS 603: Organization Environment (3)
URBS 650: Urban Administrative Services (3)
Unrestricted Electives:
(Students choose 9 credit(s) :
ETHN 500: Cultural Pluralism (3)
ETHN 501: Applied Cultural Research (3)
ETHN 502: Ethnic Research Methods/Skills (3)
ETHN 503: Chicana Feminisms (3)
ETHN 505: Immigration/Ethnicity (3)
ETHN 510: Foundations of Oppression (3)
ETHN 520: African American Studies (3)
ETHN 530: American Indian Studies (3)
ETHN 540: Asian American Studies (3)
ETHN 550: Latino/Hispanic Studies (3)
ETHN 560: Urban Minority Problems (3)
ETHN 580: Social Justice in Ethnicity and Gender (3)
ETHN 582: Civil Rights in the United States (3)
ETHN 586: Racial and Ethnic Politics (3)
ETHN 590: Racial/Ethnic Families in the U.S. (3)
ETHN 603: Seminar in Ethnic & Cross-Cultural Studies (3)
ETHN 610: Seminar on Foundations of Oppression (3)
ETHN 677: Individual Study (3)

Gainful Employment Program Information
The program is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information follow these links: