Requires 15 hours. 

AES 251Race and Ethnic Diversity in America (during the second or third year at Wake Forest)3
or ANT 325 Roots of Racism: Race and Ethnic Diversity in the U.S
AES 234Ethnicity and Immigration3
or SOC 356 Sociology of Immigration
or COM 339 Practices of Citizenship
Select a 3-hour course from the behavioral and social sciences 3
Select a 3-hour course from the humanities3
Electives3

This structure gives students an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of American ethnic studies within the context of the traditional liberal arts curriculum.

Electives for American Ethnic Studies

Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of this bulletin. The program director maintains a complete list of all approved elective courses. For course descriptions, see the relevant department’s listings in this bulletin. 

ANT 325Roots of Racism: Race and Ethnic Diversity in the U.S3
ANT 374North American Archaeology3
COM 330Communication and Conflict3
COM 338African-American Rhetoric3
COM 339Practices of Citizenship3
COM 340Democracy, Slavery and Sex: Emancipation Discourse from the Founding to the Civil War3
COM 341Class, Race, Sex and War: Emancipation Discourse from the Civil War to the Second Wave of Feminism3
COM 350Intercultural Communication3
EDU 305The Sociology of Education3
ENG 371American Ethnic Literature3
ENG 377American Jewish Literature3
ENG 379Literary Forms of the American Personal Narrative3
ENG 381Studies in African-American Literature3
ENG 393Multicultural American Drama3
HST 271African American History to 18703
HST 272African American History since 18703
HST 338Sexuality, Race and Class in the United States since 18503
HST 341Africans in the Atlantic World, 1750-18153
HST 358Race, Gender and the Courts3
HST 365Modern Native American History3
HST 376Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movements3
HST 378Race, Memory, and Identity3
HST 390Research Seminar (Race, Class, Gender and Resistance in the American South)4
HST 390Research Seminar (Slave, Narrative and Memory)4
MUS 203Jazz3
MUS 207American Music3
POL 214Latino/a Political Behavior3
POL 223African American Politics3
POL 224Racial and Ethnic Politics3
POL 278Politics and Identity (on-campus only)3
PSY 357Cross-Cultural Psychology3
PSY 364Stereotyping and Prejudice3
REL 103AIntroduction to Christian Traditions3
REL 113Introduction to Jewish Traditions3
REL 342Religious Intolerance in the U.S3
REL 345The African-American Religious Experience3
REL 357Jews in the United States3
REL 359Hinduism in America3
REL 373Special Topics in African-American Religious Traditions3
REL 374Black Messiahs and Uncle Toms3
REL 375Race, Myth, and the American Imagination3
SOC 348Sociology of the Family3
SOC 356Sociology of Immigration3
SOC 359Race and Racism3
SOC 360Social Inequality3
SOC 364Power, Politics, and Protest3
SPA 363Cultural and Social Entrepreneurship: Promotion of Latin American and Latino Societies3
WGS 364Women of Color, Feminisms, and the Politics of Resistance in the U.S3
WGS 377Special Topics (Ethnohistory of Native-American Women, in any semester in which this topic is taught)3
WGS 383Race, Gender, and the Courts3