Race and Ethnicity Minor


The Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity in partnership with the History Department offers a Race and Ethnicity Minor to undergraduate students.

Dr. John A. Kirk, Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity Director and George W. Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History is the adviser for the minor. For more information, contact him at jakirk@ualr.edu

This minor focuses on issues of race and ethnicity from a number of disciplinary perspectives. Classes include:

Required courses (6 hours)

  • RACE 2301 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
  • HIST/RACE 4356 History of Race and Ethnicity in the United States

Elective courses (12 hours selected from the list below and/or others as approved)

  • ANTH 3312 North American Indians
  • ANTH 4398 Race and Human Variation
  • CRJU 3310 Race, Ethnicity, and Crime
  • GEOG 2312 Cultural Geography
  • JOUR 4384 Images of Minorities in the Media
  • ENGL 3326 African American Literature I
  • ENGL 3327 African American Literature II
  • ENGL 4350 Black Women’s Activism and Literature
  • ENGL 4370 Slavery Narratives
  • SOC 3340 Experiences of Black Americans
  • SOC 3330 Minority Groups
  • SOC 4395 Native American History
  • HIST 3355 American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 3371 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 3380 The Indian in American History
  • HIST 4327 Africa in World History
  • HIST 4328 South Africa in World History
  • HIST 4338 Holocaust
  • HIST 4357 The Little Rock School Crisis
  • HIST 4358 Civil Rights Movement Since 1954
  • HIST 4368 African American History to 1865
  • HIST 4369 African American History from 1866
  • HIST 4378 The History of U.S.-Latin America Relations
  • PHIL 4373 Philosophy of Race
  • MGMT 4391 Employment Law
  • MUHL 3361 Jazz History and Styles
  • SPAN 3335 Las Culturas de Las Américas
  • SPCH 4312 Intercultural Communication

Special projects and internships are also offered at the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity. For more information, contacts us at race-ethnicity@ualr.edu