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Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Explore the human condition through an understanding of race and ethnicity.

African american students in an Honors class

CRES offers you the chance to critically examine race and ethnicity as an essential step in becoming an ethical citizen and leader in today’s global community.

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Sample Courses


  • Engaging Difference and Diversity in America
  • Women of Color Feminisms in a US Context
  • Intersectional Activism and Social Justice
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


CRES is more than a major—it’s a movement. This academic and community-oriented program values respect, inclusiveness, creative expression, dialogue, engagement, inquiry and academic excellence.  

Career Prospects


An understanding of race is key to cultural competency in our multicultural society. You’ll graduate with the ability to look at issues of race and ethnicity and position yourself as a leader in your field, enhancing the prospect of job growth in almost any industry