Asian American Studies Minor

This interdisciplinary minor focuses on Asian American history, culture, and contemporary issues as well as their Asian roots and American context. The Asian American Minor is six courses (18 s.h.), four in Asian American Studies, one in American Studies, and one Asian Studies course under an Asian Studies or cross-listed number, as distributed below. In lieu of taking regular academic courses, students can earn credits through fieldwork and independent study under a professor's guidance. This minor is a useful credential for majors in education, journalism and communication, social administration, health science, social science, humanities, history, pre-law studies, and business fields such as personnel and marketing.

Department

Course #

Course Name

Hours

RCI

Select four Asian American courses listed or cross-listed in American Studies.

12

American Studies

2107

Asian American Experiences

RS

American Studies

1901

Honors American Lives

AC

American Studies

3074

Introduction to Asian American Literature

American Studies

2096

Asian Diaspora

WI

American Studies

2097

Asian Women in Transition

WI

Select one American Studies course on race or ethnicity (or an alternative
approved by an advisor).

3

American Studies

2071

Immigrant Experiences in America

American Studies

2072

Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia

American Studies

3071

African American Experiences

RS

American Studies

3101

Latino Identity in the U.S.

Italian

4161

Italian-American Literature & Culture

Select one Asian Studies course under an Asian Studies or cross-listed number.
Advisors can help choose from a list of over 60 courses.

3

Total

18