With a Masters
in Ethnic Studies
at San Francisco State University
you will typically have engaged in an integrated, comparative and comprehensive approach to the study of diversity among ethnic and racial groups in your chosen setting.. You will have engaged in theoretical and applied perspectives, looking at how ethnicity, race shape identities, literacy, public policies and communities in local and national contexts.
masters students: You will have advanced your knowledge and understanding of the experiences of people of colour. You will have deepened your skills and techniques in the analysis of historical and contemporary social problems related to those experiences. You will also typically have engaged in the areas of mixed race studies, human sexuality studies, diaspora studies, postcolonial criticism, theories of racial formation and the experiences of other communities of colour.