Asian American Studies

Minor Requirements

Asian American Studies Minor

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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR

AAS MINOR [~8 classes]

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AAS CORE COURSES: (9 UNITS)

  • AAS 100: Introduction to Asian American Studies (3 units)
  • AAS 210: History of Asians in America (3 units)
  • AAS 220: Survey of Asian American Literature (3 units)

UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS: (15 UNITS)

Select five of the following:

  • AAS 311: Research Methods in Asian American Studies (3 units)
  • AAS 321: Asian American Fiction (3 units)
  • AAS 325A-B: Asian American Creative Studies Workshop (3 units*)
  • AAS 340: Asian American Women (3 units)
  • AAS 345: Contemporary Issues in Asian American Studies (3 units)
  • [AAS 347: Asian American Legal & Political History (3 units) --Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • AAS 350: Asian American Personality and Mental Health (3 units)
  • [AAS 355: Biracial and Multiracial Identity (3 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • AAS 360: Asian American Immigration-Global Perspective (3 units)
  • AAS 361A-Z Asian American Experience of Selected Groups ( units 3)
  • [AAS 390/F : Asian American Communities: Field Practicum (2+1 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 420: Asian American Literary Self-Representations (3 units)-- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 430: Asian Americans and Popular Culture (3 units) - -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 440: Urbanization and Asian American Communities (3 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 450: Asian American Child (3 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 455: Asian American Sexuality (3 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • [AAS 455: Asian American Sexuality (3 units) -- Currently not listed as a minor elective. However, for approved substitution, please contact the Chair.]
  • AAS 495: Advanced Seminar in Asian American Studies (3 units)
  • AAS 497: Senior Seminar in Asian American Studies (3 units)

*Only one course in the AAS 325A-B series may be applied to the minor. Elective in Asian American Studies or related fields may be substituted for the above required courses with prior approval of the Chair of the department.

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 24

GENERAL EDUCATION OVERLAP

  • GE Section A2 (Critical Thinking) - AAS 201
  • GE Section C (Arts and Humanities) - AAS 220, AAS 321
  • GE Section D (Social Sciences) - AAS 210, AAS 350 (IC)
  • GE Section E (Lifelong Learning) - AAS 390
  • GE Section F (Comparative Cultural Studies) - AAS 100, 340, 345, or 360
  • Title V (2) - AAS 347