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College of Education & Integrative Studies

GEMS Minors

GEMS offers minors in the following concentrations:

  • African American Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Native American Studies
  • Women's Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Minor in Multicultural Leadership

GEMS MInor Curriculum

African American Studies Minor

Introduction to Ethnic Studies EWS140  (4)
African American Experience EWS201  (4)
Ethnic Women EWS390  (4)
African American Contemporary Issues EWS401  (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420  (4)
12 elective units must be chosen in consultation with advisor   (12)
Total units required for the minor   (32)


Asian American Studies Minor

Introduction to Ethnic Studies EWS140 (4)
Asian American Experience EWS204 (4)
Ethnic Women EWS390 (4)
Asian American Contemporary Issues EWS404 (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420 (4)
12 elective units must be chosen in consultation with advisor   (12)
Total units required for the minor    (32)


Chicano/Latino Studies Minor

Introduction to Ethnic Studies EWS140 (4)
Chicano/Latino Experience EWS202 (4)
Ethnic Women EWS390 (4)
Chicano/Latino Contemporary Issues EWS402 (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420 (4)
12 elective units must be chosen in consultation with advisor   (12)
Total units required for the minor    (32)


Native American Studies Minor

Introduction to Ethnic Studies EWS140 (4)
Native American Experience EWS203 (4)
Ethnic Women EWS390 (4)
Native American Contemporary Issues EWS403 (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420 (4)
12 elective units must be chosen in consultation with advisor   (12)
Total units required for the minor    (32)


Women's Studies Minor

Intro to the Study of Women and Men in Society EWS145 (4)
Women in Global Perspective EWS380 (4)
Ethnic Women EWS390 (4)
Feminist Theory and Practice EWS440 (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420 (4)
12 elective units must be chosen in consultation with advisor   (12)
Total units required for the minor    (32)


Interdisciplinary Minor in Multicultural Leadership Studies

Multicultural Leadership EWS290 (4)
Leadership MHR450 (4)

The remaining 24 units must include two courses from each of the following three areas:

Leadership Education    
Introduction to the Study of Women and Men in Society EWS145 (4)
Community and Culture EWS475 (4)
Strategies for Men and Women in Management MHR406 (4)
Management of Not for Profit Organizations MHR319 (4)
Introduction to Comparative Political Systems PLS202 (4)
Leadership and Motivation PSY490 (4)
Multicultural Education    
Introduction to Ethnic Studies EWS140  (4)
Ethnic Identity EWS301  (4)
Gender, Ethnicity, and Class EWS420  (4)
Cultural Anthropology ANT102 (4)
Multicultural Organizational Behavior MHR318 (4)
Advanced Organizational Behavior MHR438  (4)
Political Sociology PLS390  (4)
Sociology of Minority Communities SOC323 (4)
Communication    
Interpersonal Communication COM103  (4)
Intercultural Communication COM327  (4)
Group Discussion COM337 (4)
Ethnicity, Gender and Religion EWS431 (4)
Human Relations PSY 314/314A (3/1)
Total units required for the minor   (32)