St. Kate's offers two minors in this area:

  • Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity
  • Critical Hmong Studies

And two related minors:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Women and the Arts

Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity Minor

The requirements are:

  • CRST 2050: Foundations of Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity
  • CRST 3510: Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
  • An additional 12 credits (approximately three courses) from the list of cross-listed CRST courses. Two of the courses must be at the 2000 or 3000 level and one must be global in scope.

Critical Hmong Studies Minor

Students must complete three required courses (Foundations of Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity, Critical Hmong Studies, and Asian American Identities), plus three electives, for a total of 24 credits.

Civic Engagement Minor

This interdisciplinary minor recognizes the impact of active civic participation in achieving systemic change. You will develop skills in coalition building, collaboration and negotiation, and learn how to synthesize multiple perspectives. This minor complements any major, but is particularly useful for careers in health and human services, education, business, government, law, criminal justice or public policy.

Women* and the Arts Minor

This minor offers a hybrid critical and creative approach to art, gender and community with flexible, cross-listed courses. See requirements.