International Migration Studies Minor

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All courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.

Courses

For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog 2018–19, please contact the department for more information.

Track A: Course Work

Students can choose to take five additional courses (four of which must be upper division) from a list of approved courses. These courses provide in-depth coverage of specialized topics in immigration studies.

Students using Track A may not take more than a total of four courses from any one department for this minor.

ANTH 23. Debating Multiculturalism: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in American Societies (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

COMM 168. Bilingual Communication (4)

COMM 129. Race, Nation, and Violence in Multicultural California (4)

COMM 155. Latino Space, Place, and Culture (4)

COMM 146. Advanced Studies in Cultural Production (4)

ECON 114. Economics of Immigration (4)

ECON 158. Economic History of the United States I (4). Cross-listed with HIUS 140.

ECON 159. Economic History of the United States II (4). Cross-listed with HIUS 141.

ETHN 1. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Land and Labor (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

ETHN 2. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Circulations of Difference (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

ETHN 116. The United States-Mexico Border in Comparative Perspective (4)

ETHN 118. Contemporary Immigration Issues (4)

ETHN 121. Contemporary Asian American History (4)

ETHN 122. Asian American Culture and Identity (4)

ETHN 123. Asian American Politics (4)

ETHN 125. Asian American History (4). Cross-listed with HIUS 124.

ETHN 126. Comparative Filipino and Vietnamese American Identities and Communities (4)

ETHN 134. Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society (4). Cross-listed with HIUS 180.

ETHN 151. Ethnic Politics in America (4)

ETHN 180. Topics in Mexican American History (4). Cross-listed with HIUS 167 and HIUS 267.

ETHN 189. Special Topics: Chicana/Latina Identities (4)

ETHN 189. Special Topics: Work and Family in Immigrant Communities (4)

HIEU 181. Immigration, Ethnicity, and Identity in Contemporary European Society (4)

HIEU 182. The Muslim Experience in Contemporary European Society (4)

HILA 162. Special Topics in Latin American History (4)

HILD 7A. Race and Ethnicity in the United States (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

HILD 7B. Race and Ethnicity in the United States (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

HILD 7C. Race and Ethnicity in the United States (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

HIUS 124. Asian American History (4). Cross-listed with ETHN 125.

HIUS 140. Economic History of the United States I (4). Cross-listed with ECON 158.

HIUS 141. Economic History of the United States II (4). Cross-listed with ECON 159.

HIUS 167. Topics in Mexican American History (4). Cross-listed with ETHN 180 and HIUS 267.

HIUS 180. Immigration and Ethnicity in Modern American Society (4). Cross-listed with ETHN 134.

HIUS 267. Topics in Mexican American History (4). Cross-listed with ETHN 180 and HIUS 167.

LTAM 100. Latino/a Cultures in the United States (4)

LTAM 105. Gender and Sexuality in Latino/a Cultural Production (4)

LTAM 106. Modern Chicana and Mexican Women Writings (4)

LTAM 107. Comparative Latino/a and US Ethnic Cultures (4)

LTAM 109. Cultural Production of the Latino/a Diasporas (4)

LTSP 150A. Early Latino/a-Chicano/a Cultural Production: 1848 to 1960 (4)

LTSP 150B. Contemporary Latino/a-Chicano/a Cultural Production: 1960 to Present (4)

LTSP 151. Topics in Chicano/a-Latino/a Cultures (4)

LTSP 177. Literary and Historical Migrations (4)

LTEN 178. Comparative Ethnic Literature (4)

LTEN 181. Asian American Literature (4)

POLI 40. Introduction to Law and Society (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

POLI 100H. Race and Ethnicity in American Politics (4)

POLI 150A. Politics of Immigration (4)
(if not taken toward the required upper-division course for the minor)

SOCI 114. Culture and Ethnicity (4)

SOCI 125. Sociology of Immigration (4)
(if not taken toward the required upper-division course for the minor)

SOCI 127. Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity (4)

SOCI 133. Immigration in Comparative Perspective (4)

SOCI 139. Social Inequality: Class, Race, and Gender (4)

SOCI 140F. Law and Workplace (4)

SOCI 163. Migration and the Law (4)

SOCI 151. Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations (4)

SOCI 169. Citizenship, Community, and Culture (4)

SOCI 175. Nationality and Citizenship (4)

SOCI 183. Minorities and Nations (4)

TDHT 111. Hispanic American Dramatic Literature (4)

USP 3. The City and Social Theory (4)
(if not taken toward the required lower-division course for the minor)

USP 135. Asian and Latina Immigrant Workers in the Global Economy (4)

Track B: Independent Research (199) or Internship (AIP)

For additional independent research/internship opportunities, visit http://roosevelt.ucsd.edu/academics/minors/international-migration-studies/index.html

Independent Research (199)

Students who choose this option are required to take one upper-division research methods course from the following:

ETHN 190. Research Methods: Studying Racial and Ethnic Communities (4). Cross-listed with USP 129.

SOCI 104. Field Research: Methods of Participant Observation (4). Prerequisites: SOCI 60.

SOCI 108. Survey Research Design (4). Prerequisites: SOCI 60.

Students will complete the remaining sixteen units for this track through a combination of courses from the list under Track A and completing one or two 199, Independent Studies courses, (four units each) in order to pursue a field research project with a faculty member.

Field research must be in a local immigrant community and include a substantial research paper based on this fieldwork. 199 courses may be taken for P/NP for this minor.

Internship (AIP)*

Students who choose this option are required to take one upper-division research methods course from the following:

ETHN 190. Research Methods: Studying Racial and Ethnic Communities (4). Cross-listed with USP 129.

SOCI 104. Field Research: Methods of Participant Observation (4). Prerequisites: SOCI 60, SOCI majors only.

SOCI 108. Survey Research Design (4). Prerequisites: SOCI 60.

Students will complete the remaining sixteen units for this track through a combination of courses from the list under Track A and completing an internship in a nongovernmental organization/agency that services immigrants or refugees in the San Diego area. Internships for up to eight units will be arranged by the Academic Internship Program (AIP).

Note: Students choosing this option must be eligible for and follow AIP deadlines and guidelines. AIP courses may be taken for P/NP for this minor.

Additional Independent Research Internship Opportunities

Track C: Field Research

Students may choose an intensive training in field research methods, appropriate for studying international migration, and conduct field research in immigrant communities.

Note: Students choosing this option must apply, and be accepted, to the Mexican Migration Field Research Program (MMFRP). Students must follow MMFRP deadlines and guidelines. Advanced competency in conversational Spanish is recommended for this option.

Students who choose this option and have been accepted to MMFRP will take the following consecutive three-course sequence. These courses provide students with field research methods training and allow them to go to Mexico for three weeks to conduct research and analyze data in a rural community that sends migrant workers to the United States.

LATI 122A. Field Research Methods for Migration Studies: Seminar (4) (F). Prerequisites: consent of instructor, department authorization required, may not receive credit for both SOCI 122A and LATI 122A.

LATI 122B. Field Research Methods for Migration Studies: Practicum (12) (W). Prerequisites: LATI 122A, consent of instructor, department authorization required, may not receive credit for both SOCI 122B and LATI 122B.

LATI 122C. Field Research Methods for Migration Studies: Data Analysis (4) (S). Prerequisites: LATI 122B, consent of instructor, department authorization required, may not receive credit for both SOCI 122C and LATI 122C.

For more MMFRP resources, visit http://ccis.ucsd.edu/programs/migration-research-and-training.html.