Dec 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Ethnic and Intercultural Studies Minor

Advisement for the minor is available from the Sociology  Department. 

The minor in ethnic and intercultural studies offers students the opportunity to study other cultures and social groups in a variety of ways. The minor consists of five courses, two courses selected from the required core group and an additional three courses selected from any one of the three tracks (United States minorities, cultural area studies and intercultural studies) or from all courses listed for a more general minor. 

  • Grades of C or better are required in all courses applicable to the minor.

  • Courses selected to complete the core requirements may not be used to complete track requirements.

  • No more than 2 courses from one department may be used to complete the minor.

  • Eligibility of topics courses and studies and language courses not listed here will be determined through review of syllabi by the minor coordinator at the request of students and/or faculty.

  • Only one course may be used to meet a General Education requirement and at least three courses must be completed at SU.

  • All courses applicable to the minor must be completed with grades of C or better.


This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Undergraduate Minor Policies

Salisbury University minors require:

  • The completion of at least 18 credits with grades of C or better.
  • At least 15 credits applied toward the minor must be coursework that is not used to satisfy General Education requirements.
  • At least 9 credits must be earned at SU.

Minor Requirements

Core Requirements (2 Courses)

Additional Requirements (3 Courses)

Complete 3 courses from any 1 of the 3 tracks or complete 3 courses from all courses listed below for a more general minor

  • Courses selected to complete the core may not be used again.

  • No more than two courses from one department may be used to complete the minor.

  • Special topics courses that address the goals of the minor may be eligible for minor credit with approval by the minor coordinator.


* if not taken to fulfill core requirement

Cultural Areas Studies