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Policy Statement - 12-11 Global Migration Studies, Minor in

Minor in Global Migration Studies (code COLAUM01)

This new minor was recommended by the Academic Senate on September 20, 2012
and approved by the President on October 8, 2012.

The Minor in Global Migration Studies is a interdisciplinary program to provide students with an understanding of migration’s causes, effects, and impacts and a critical comparative framework for migrant’s experiences (history, gender, and culture).  The core represents courses that have a wide survey of different migrant groups and provide a foundation for the more focused courses in the comparative framework.

Courses used to meet the certificate requirement may, where applicable, also be used simultaneously to meet General Education requirements or the major and minor requirements of cooperating departments.

Requirements

Consultation with the program advisor to select courses that address at least two different migrant populations and include no more than 9 units from any department.

 

Completion of 18 upper division units distributed as follows:

A. Core (6 units)

Take the following course:

I/ST 320I Migration and Modernity (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.

Take one of the following survey courses:

AFRS / ASAM / CHLS / WGSS 319, ANTH 444, CAFF 322, CDFS 410, ECON 341, EDEL / LING 431, GEOG 360, HSC 407, SOC 358I

 

B. Comparative Framework (9 units)

Take one of the following History courses:

ANTH 471, ANTH 473, ASAM / CHLS 335I, ASAM 407, AST 310, CHLS 350 / SOC 340, CHLS 430, HIST 362, HIST 370 / CHLS 300, HIST 372, HIST 412, HIST 416, HIST 435, HIST 440, HIST 441, HIST 443, HIST 460, HIST 469, HIST 470, HIST 471, HIST 473, HIST 475, HIST 486, HIST 491

Take one of the following Gender courses:

AFRS 454I, ASAM 381, CHLS 415 / WGSS 320, HIST / WGSS 485A, WGSS 307I, WGSS 401I, WGSS 432, WGSS 445A, WGSS 445B, WGSS 449

Take one of the following Culture courses:

 AFRS 337, ASAM 330, ASAM 331, ASAM 332, ASAM 333, ASAM 334, ASAM / CHLS 342, ASAM 352, ASAM 354, CHLS 352 / SOC 341, EDEL 434, EDEL 455C, EDEL 455K, EDEL 455V, ITAL 345

C. Culminating Experience (3 units)

Take a thesis or directed study with any member of the Faculty Advisory Board:

ASAM 499, HDEV 470, HDEV 499, I/ST 492, I/ST 499, SOC 499, SOC 495, WGSS 499, WGSS 498

EFFECTIVE: Fall 2013

Campus Code:  (COLAUM01)

College:  28

Career:  UG