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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
American University Catalog 2017-2018

Multi-Ethnic Studies (Undergraduate Certificate)


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Offered by the Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Open to undergraduate degree and nondegree students.

Certificate Requirements


  • 18 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 9 credit hours at or above the 300-level, with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 12 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.

Course Requirements


Electives (12 credit hours)


  • 12 credit hours in three of the following five areas: African and African American, Asian and Asian American, Jewish, Latin American and Caribbean, and Middle-Eastern. Courses should represent a mix of social sciences and the humanities. Topics courses, independent study, internship, and study abroad must be approved by the advisor.

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