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Asian American Studies

Students that complete a minor in Asian American Studies will be able to apply multidisciplinary knowledge of major concepts, theories and methods in Asian American studies to critically analyze historical, contemporary, comparative and relational formations of race, ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality in local and global contexts and to understand the diversity and complexity of Asian American populations. Students will also be able to apply critical thinking skills, communicate academic knowledge, and collaborate with others.

Requirements: 

28 units

Choose two courses (8 units)​

  • ASA 001 Historical Experience of Asian Americans (4 units)
  • ASA 002 Contemporary Issues of Asian Americans (4 units)
  • ASA 003 Social and Psychological Perspectives of Asian Americans (4 units)
  • ASA 004 Asian American Cultural Studies (4 units)

Choose five to eight courses (20 units)

  • ASA 100 Asian American Communities (4 units)
  • ASA 102 Theoretical Perspective in Asian American Studies (4 units)
  • ASA 112 Asian American Women (4 units)
  • ASA 113 Asian American Sexuality (4 units)
  • ASA 114 Asian Diasporas (4 units)
  • ASA 115 Multiracial Asian Pacific American Issues (4 units)​
  • ASA 116 Asian American Youth (4 units)
  • ASA 121 Asian American Performance (4 units)
  • ASA 130 Asian American Literature (4 units)
  • ASA 131 Ethnicity, Culture, and the Self (4 units)
  • ASA 132 Health Issues Confronting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (4 units)​
  • ASA 140 Asian Americans and Media (4 units)
  • ASA 141 Asian Americans and the Political Culture of Fashion in the U.S. and Asia (4 units)
  • ASA 150 Filipino American Experience (4 units)
  • ASA 150B Japanese American Experience (4 units)
  • ASA 150C Chinese American Experience (4 units)​
  • ASA 150D Korean American Experience (4 units)
  • ASA 150E Southeast Asian American Experience (4 units)
  • ASA 150F South Asian American History, Culture, & Politics (4 units)
  • ASA 155 Asian American Legal History (4 units)
  • ASA 189A Topics in Asian American Studies: History (4 units)​
  • ASA 189B Topics in Asian American Studies: Culture (4 units)
  • ASA 189C Topics in Asian American Studies: Physical and Mental Health (4 units)
  • ASA 189D Topics in Asian American Studies: Policy and Community (4 units)
  • ASA 189E Topics in Asian American Studies: Comparative Racial Studies (4 units)
  • ASA 189F Topics in Asian American Studies: Asian Studies and Asian American Studies (4 units)​
  • ASA 189G Topics in Asian American Studies: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (4 units)
  • ASA 189H Topics in Asian American Studies: Society and Institutions (4 units)
  • ASA 189I Topics in Asian American Studies: Politics and Social Movements (4 units)
  • ASA 192 Internships (1-5 units)
    No more than four units of ASA 192 may be counted toward this total.
  • ASA 198 Directed Group Study (1-5 units)​
    No more than four units of ASA 198 may be counted toward this total.
  • ASA 199 Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5 units)
    No more than four units of ASA 199 may be counted toward this total.

Total = 28 units

 

Minor Advisors

J. Nguyen
jovnguyen@ucdavis.edu
(530) 752-8617