A Graduate Certificate in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) is available to TCU graduate students as a supplement to existing master’s and doctoral degree programs. Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) critically examines race and ethnicity as an essential step in becoming ethical citizens and leaders in today’s global community. It is an academic and community-oriented program that values respect, inclusiveness, creative expression, dialogue, engagement, inquiry, and academic excellence. The certificate recognizes a student’s intensive engagement with issues in Race and Ethnic Studies in the context of her/his regular disciplinary graduate work. A Graduate Certificate in CRES signifies a TCU graduate student has adequately demonstrated a commitment to the CRES mission and demonstrated competencies in its learning outcomes. Students may also add a supplemental Concentration in Research and/or Pedagogy.