College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration


Housed in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, the Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration minor provides a sociological perspective. With coursework ranging from immigration to racial and ethnic relations to the sociology of racism, this minor complements many areas of study within the liberal arts.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • SW200SO, Understanding Society
  • SO323, Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SO334, Immigration
  • SO326, Gender, Race, and Crime
  • SO333, European Societies
  • SO325, Class, Status, and Power

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.