- Assistant Professor and Interdisciplinary Program Director
The Colleges of the Fenway shared minor in Migration Studies addresses an urgent need to prepare undergraduate students for professional and civic lives in a world increasingly marked by diversity.
The Migration Studies minor enhances student understandings of migration, emigration, and immigration through strong scholarly foundations, interdisciplinary case studies, and engagement with the Boston community. Students will grapple with important questions about diversity and what it means to live in a “country of immigrants,” while enhancing their global awareness.
Students planning careers in business, education, social work, health care, the arts, policy and government, law, nongovernmental organizations, and nonprofit administration likely will come from, work with, and/or serve immigrant communities. By adding an interdisciplinary repertoire of courses specifically addressing immigration to their undergraduate careers, students will be well positioned to succeed in these fields and to bring a comprehensive understanding of migration and immigration to their professional and civic lives.
Migration Studies minors will be required to take:
Electives are subject to the following requirements:
|ENGL 161||The Making of America: Literature to 1865||4|
|ENGL 179||Human Rights and Global Literature||4|
|HIST 213||Race and Ethnicity in U.S. History||4|
|HIST 214||African Diaspora||4|
|HIST 217||Caribbean History||4|
|HIST 240||The Atlantic World 1500-1800||4|
|FREN 265||Francophone Short Stories||4|
|FREN 316||Outside France||4|
|POLS 215||The Politics of Exclusion||4|
|SOCI 330||Transnational Studies||4|
|WGST 210||Black Women, Gender, and Feminism(s)||4|
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