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  Aug 17, 2017
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USC Catalogue 2017-2018

Race, Ethnicity and Politics Minor

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The interdisciplinary minor in race, ethnicity and politics helps students analyze and critically evaluate contemporary race relations and how race matters in politics today.

Requirements: Five Courses (20 Units)*

All students are required to take POSC 421 Ethnic Politics . In addition, students must also take one course from each category: Race and Gender in a Global Context, Comparative Racial Politics, Social/Historical (Racial Perspective) and Racial Formation. The following is a list of courses that fulfill each category.

Core Requirement

Political Science Upper-Division Courses

Choose one course from each of the groups below:



*Political science majors are required to take seven courses (28 units).

Political science majors must take four courses (at least three must be upper-division) from the Social/Historical and the Racial Formation categories. At least four classes must be unique to the minor and not taken for additional major, minor or general education credit.

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