Asian American Studies, Minor


Department of Anthropology

Minor in Asian American Studies Requirements

The Asian American Studies Program offers a minor with classes that focus upon the history and contemporary experience of Asians in the United States. These courses explore themes in local and ethnic history, trans-Pacific contact, cultural change and adaptation, and interethnic relations.

Courses in the Asian American Studies minor familiarize students with the historical, socioeconomic, and cultural adaptations that peoples from Asia make when coming to the United States. The curriculum is designed to enable professional men and women to understand and to interact with people from ethnic subcultures in our pluralistic society. The Asian American Studies Minor therefore complements any major dealing with human behavior.

For further information about the Asian American Studies Program, contact the coordinators at 559.278.3002, or write to:

Asian American Studies Program
c/o Department of Anthropology
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA 93740

Asian American Studies Minor

Category I. Select from ASAM 7, ASAM 8, ASAM 10, ASAM 15, ASAM 20, ASAM 50, ASAM 88 (6 units)
Category II. Select from ASAM 108, ASAM 110/110S, ASAM 120, ASAM 138, ASAM 140, ASAM 143ASAM 180T, ASAM 190 (6 units)
Category III. Select from ASAM 108, ASAM 151W, ASAM 161W, ASAM 121, ASAM 148, ASAM 175, ASAM 180, ASAM 185, ASAM 190, ASAM 195 (6 units)

Total (18 units)

Note: The minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.



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