Study the history, culture and experiences of Asian Americans from a multidisciplinary perspective, and venture outside the classroom with community and social justice work.
Asian American Studies is a rigorous, multidisciplinary intercollegiate program that emphasizes social justice, critical thinking and forward-looking analysis of the history, society, culture and experiences of Asians in the United States.
You will take courses in anthropology, cultural studies, economics, ethnomusicology, gender and feminist studies, history, literature, psychology, sociology, media analysis, performance studies, queer studies, racial politics and transnationalism.
As an Asian American Studies major or minor, you will integrate this range of approaches with innovative community work and learning opportunities in the greater Los Angeles area.
What You’ll Study
- Courses in Asian American history and contemporary issues
- Asian American community fieldwork or internship
- Theory and methods in Asian American Studies
- Asia and migration, globalization and/or imperialism
- Senior thesis