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U.S. Ethnic Studies Concentration

U.S. Ethnic Studies Concentration

U.S. Ethnic Studies at Messiah College 

The U.S. ethnic studies concentration within the ethnic and area studies major provides students with a multidisciplinary understanding of cultural, racial and ethnic traditions in the United States. Students explore American literature and history, the American educational system, immigration, and African-American history and theology. Students who major in ethnic and area studies with a concentration in U.S. ethnic studies are challenged to apply their knowledge in church and society to become effective agents of social justice and reconciliation.

Job options for graduates of the U.S. ethnic studies concentration:

  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Government
  • Think tanks

Ethnic and Area Studies Major

The U.S. ethnic studies concentration is offered through the Ethnic and Area Studies major.
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