MinorEthnic Studies

A minor in ethnic studies from Wichita State will expose you to the diversity of experience of many racial and ethnic groups. The minor is a good asset to many majors and careers in fields such as journalism, criminal justice, sociology, history and others.

Learn how ethnic studies is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


A minor in ethnic studies consists of at least 18 credit hours. Courses must be approved by the student’s program advisor.


A degree in ethnic studies from Wichita State will equip you with skills and knowledge you can apply in many different fields—and serves as a good base for graduate-level study leading to careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. 

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