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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience. (CIP Code #05)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: African Studies; Western European Studies; Ethnic Studies; Women's Studies. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
Leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement
Elizaeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)
Social female activist and leading abolitionist
Cesar Chavez (1927-1993)
Mexican-American civil rights activist, labor leader

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers: $70,560

Anthropologists & Archeologists: $57,300

 

The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, AND GENDER STUDIES.
    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender experience.
  • Area Studies.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 05.0101- 05.0199.
  • African Studies.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the African Continent, usually with an emphasis on Africa south of the Sahara, and including the African diaspora overseas.
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the United States and its Pre-Columbian and colonial predecessors, and including the flow of immigrants from other societies.
  • Asian Studies/Civilization.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the Asian Continent, including the study of the Asian diasporas overseas.
  • East Asian Studies.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of East Asia, defined as including China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet, related borderlands and island groups, and including the study of the East Asian diasporas overseas.
  • Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of what is historically known as Central/Middle and Eastern Europe, defined as including Austria, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, related borderlands and island groups, and migration patterns.
  • European Studies/Civilization.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the European Continent, including the study of European migration patterns and colonial empires.
  • Latin American Studies.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of North Africa, Southwestern Asia, Asia Minor, and the Arabian Peninsula, related borderlands and island groups, and including emigrant and immigrant groups.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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