Racial Issues Graduation Requirement

These courses at Metropolitan State have been approved to meet the Racial Issues Graduation Requirement (RIGR).  Other courses may be approved in the future and there are courses at other institutions approved to meet the requirement.  Note: Students must complete at least 3 credits to meet this requirement.

Learn more about RIGR, including the requirement's criteria, purpose and how to request a review of coursework not included here for the RIGR requirement.

ID Sort descending Course title Credits
ANTH 329 Race and Ethnicity: Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
BIOL 107 Biology, Race, and Racism
  • Goal 3: Natural Sciences
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
CJS 360 Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
COMM 372 Health Communication
  • Goal 1: Communication
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
DENH 320 Management of Oral Healthcare Delivery
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
3
EDU 430 Historical and Cultural Foundations of Urban Education
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
3
ETHS 100 Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 200 Theories of Race, Ethnicity and Culture
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 231 Global Native and Indigenous Studies
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 8: Global Perspective
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 232 American Indians in Minnesota
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
2
ETHS 244 African Americans in Minnesota
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
2
ETHS 250 Latino/Hispanic Cultural Competency: Introductory Concepts
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 252 Latinas/os in Minnesota
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
2
ETHS 262 Asian Americans in Minnesota
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
2
ETHS 270 Global Blackness
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 8: Global Perspective
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 302 Immigrant Communities and the Trajectories of Othering
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 303 The Politics of Racial Resistance and Protest in the United States
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 304 Environmental Justice and Public Policy
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 10: People and the Environment
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 305 Major Issues in U.S. Race Relations
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 306 Politics of Mixed Racial Identity
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 309 Race and Public Policy
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 311 Understanding Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 315 Color of Incarceration
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 316 Race and Religion
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 318 Trauma and Traumascapes: Identity, Legacy, and Memory
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 324 Race, Identity, and the Internet
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 326 Race and Work in American Life
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 332 Topics in Contemporary Native North America
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 342 Contemporary Issues in Black America
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 352 Latina/o Cultural Politics
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 361 History of Asian Americans
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 363 Asian American Women: Myths and Realities
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
ETHS 370 Black Thought
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
ETHS 375 Black Life in Wealth and Poverty
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
GNDR 270 Gender, Race and Popular Culture
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
3
GNDR 375 Intersectionality
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HIST 310 American Indian History
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HIST 315 The Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HIST 373 US-Japanese Relations from a Racial Perspective
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 8: Global Perspective
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HRM 335 Understanding and Addressing Race in the Workplace
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HSCD 303 Racial and Cultural Considerations for Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HSCD 304 Substance Use and Native Americans
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HSER 395 Intersection of Race and Diversity in Human Services
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
HUM 364 The Harlem Renaissance
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
IDST 317 Women in Minnesota Life: Education, Politics and Social Change
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
IDST 370 Cinema, Self and Other
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
LING 326 Language and Culture
  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 8: Global Perspective
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement
4
LIT 315 Gender and Race in Literature and Film
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
LIT 361 African-American Literature
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4
LIT 362 Black Women Writers
  • Goal 6: The Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies Goal
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
4