May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Migration Studies Minor

The Minor in Global Migration Studies is an interdisciplinary program to provide students with an understanding of migration’s causes, effects, and impacts and a critical framework for migrant’s experiences. The core represents courses that survey key topics amd conceptual frameworks, including a global focus on migration (I/ST 320), transnationalism (ANTH 444), and immigrant integration (SOC 358). Electives provide students with more focused study of particular experiences of migration. 

Study abroad coursework or internships may be substituted by the program director for elective coursework. 

Courses used to meet the certificate requirement may, where applicable, also be used simultaneously to meet General Education requirements or the major and minor requirements of cooperating departments.


No more than 6 units from any one department.

Completion of 15 upper division units distributed as follows:

Core (6 units)

Electives (9 units)

Consult Program Director for approval of other relevant coursework, including study abroad or internships.