Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Politics - Certificate

The Certificate in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Politics is a means of enhancing undergraduate education through a focused program of courses and program participation. Administered by the Department of Political Science, the program is open to all Texas A&M University undergraduates, regardless of major. The program provides a valuable background for post-graduate studies in law, social science, history, public policy, or for a fulfilling career that builds on students' analytical and expressive skills.

The program requires 18 hours of coursework and program participation. Students are encouraged to begin planning as freshmen to avoid the addition of extra hours to the degree plan. Certificate requirements are specified in a current brochure available in the Department of Political Science’s Undergraduate Programs Office, Allen Building, room 2024.

Successful completion of the program will be indicated on the student’s transcript. Each student will receive a program certificate upon graduation from Texas A&M.

Select three of the following: 118
Latino Politics in the United States
Ethnic Conflict
Women in Politics
Race and Politics in the United States
Women and the Law
Contemporary Political Problems and Issues 2
Research Seminar 2
Directed Studies 2
Special Topics in... 2
Independent Honors Studies 2
Urban Politics 3
Politics of Global Inequality 3
Introduction to Gender and Society
Social Problems
Sociology of Gender
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of African Americans
Sociology of Latinos
Social Class in Contemporary Society
Women and Work in Society
American Ethnic Literature
African-American Literature Pre-1930
African-American Literature Post-1930
Latino/a Literature
Contemporary Hispanic Society and Culture
American Indian History
Blacks in the United States, 1607-1877
Blacks in the United States Since 1877
Mexican-American History 1848-Present
Latino Communities of the U.S.
U.S. Immigration and Ethnicity
Civil War and Reconstruction
History of American Women
Intercultural Communication
Gender and Communication
Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement
Rhetoric of Social Movements
Indians of North America
Women and Culture
Attendance at three University lectures on relevant topics
Total Semester Credit Hours18
1

Three courses must be from Political Science.

2

Course, and similar courses in other disciplines, qualifies when focused specifically on race, ethnicity, or gender politics or on closely related topics of significant substance or importance. Consult an Undergraduate Advisor in the Political Science Department to determine if course would be accepted toward certificate.

3

Course qualifies when taught with significant focus on race, ethnicity, or gender politics or clearly related topics. Consult an Undergraduate Advisor in the Political Science Department to determine if course would be accepted toward certificate.