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CSS Online - Ethnic Studies 5-Course Certificate

This online undergraduate certificate aims to change the way our students view the world. The curriculum prepares students to pursue a wide range of intellectual interests through courses in the histories and social dynamics of different ethnic groups. It covers a wide range of topics including migration, land tenure, social movements, social inequality and social justice, labor history, and ethnic, race, and gender politics and relations in Hawaiʻi, Oceania, and the United States. Students will gain the ability to work effectively within global and multicultural communities in such areas as education, social services, government, business, law, cultural and labor organizations, communications, and nonprofit management.

Required Certificate Courseswork

The certificate requires at least 15 credit hours including:

  • Core Course (3 credits)
  • Theme Group 1 (6 credits)
  • Theme Group 2 (6 credits)

Vist the Ethnic Studies for complete certificate details.

Advising Information

If you would like to get information about applying, or if you have any questions about the program, please contact:

Roderick Labrador

Roderick Labrador
Tel: (808) 956-6915

Academic Quality

University of Hawaii at Mānoa is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Ethnic Studies 5-Course Certificate is approved by WASC.

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