Advisor: Resa Cooper-Morning
Students earning a BA degree with a Major in Ethnic Studies at CU Denver will complete a minimum of 33 credit hours in ethnic studies (21 required credit hours in ethnic studies, 12 elective credit hours in ethnic studies). The skills and knowledge that students gain while pursuing this degree are transferable to a variety of careers. In common with other liberal arts graduates, those with a degree in ethnic studies will be trained in creative and critical thinking, complex reasoning, and effective communication. In addition, ethnic studies graduates will have cultural competency skills that are highly valued by employers, especially those in sales, and service areas. Other occupations that employ many ethnic studies graduates include: law, teaching, journalism, marketing, community and union organizing and social work. Ethnic studies graduates also find work in non-profit agencies and in federal, state, and local government agencies.