As a part of UW-Platteville’s Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, the ethnic studies program blends history, geography, politics, sociology, and economics to generate a better understanding communities who have been historically discriminated upon in the United States. The ethnic studies program compliments many other majors by developing a historical and contemporary understanding of race and ethnicity in society.
Businesses across the nation desire a diverse and inclusive workforce with critical thinking skills and creativity. As a graduate of the ethnic studies program, you’ll be prepared to live and work in a pluralistic society and interact with diverse communities. Our alumni have become successful leaders within global corporations, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations alike, including fields like law enforcement, human resources, education, and more.