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Major: Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies


Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies programs study the history, sociology, politics, and economics of North American racial and ethnic groups, gender groups, and other groups.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Deaf Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
  • Folklore Studies
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • Women's Studies


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Bemidji State University Bemidji
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Online Brainerd
Century College White Bear Lake
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota North College, Itasca Grand Rapids
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Online Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud State University - Online St. Cloud


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

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