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American Ethnic Studies

An American Ethnic Studies Major

1. A 2013 Wall Street Journal survey determined that Ethnic Studies graduates show high salaries and very low unemployment figures compared to most other majors. Ethnic Studies graduates are “among the 1% highest earners.” Employers in all sectors recognize the value of hiring people trained to work effectively with diverse communities and cultures.
2. As an AMETH major you gain applicable expertise in the histories, cultures, and contributions of America’s multi-cultures: Mexican American/Latin@ / Native American / African American / Asian American
3. Students in this major are able to integrate ethnic/race knowledge across a variety of work contexts: educational, business, civil rights, medicine, social work, graduate study, law school.