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What is Ethnic Studies?

The Department of Ethnic Studies at OSU aspires to provide an academic opportunity of excellence for critical, multidisciplinary investigation of the intersections race, gender, ethnicity, and sexuality, and of the articulated concerns of the four major racialized minority groups in the United States: Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Chicanos/Latinos. The Department is currently expanding its offerings to include coverage of race and ethnicity in a global context.

According to Wikipedia, "Ethnic studies is the interdisciplinary study of racialized peoples in the United States and elsewhere."

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Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Strong Research Skills
Critical Thinking Skills Understanding of Social Structures

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National Association for Ethnic Studies

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