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Asian American Minor

Kathy Uno, Coordinator
215-204-7468
aaminor@temple.edu

This new 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 6 courses (18 s.h.), 5 in American Studies and 1 in Asian Studies, as distributed below. Besides regular 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 like personnel and marketing.

4 Asian American courses listed or cross listed in American Studies. 

Department

Course

Title

s.h.

Core Indicator

Am St

R136

Asian American Experiences

3

RS

Am St

C051

American Lives: Asian American Lives

3

AC

Am St

0154

Introduction to Asian American Literature

3

 

Am St

0152 or W152

Asian Diaspora

3

W152: WI

Am St

0153 or W153

Asian Women in Transition

3

W153: WI

Am St

0151 or W151

Asian American History

3

W151: WI

Am St

0155 or R155 or W155

Asian American Topics +++

3

R155: RS

W155: WI

+++ Courses may focus on specific issues like Filipinos in America, Vietnamese and Filipinos in Diaspora, Chinatowns, Law and Public Policy.

 

1 American Studies course on race or ethnicity (or an alternative approved by an adviser).  

Department

Course

Title

s.h.

Core Indicator

Am St

0108

Immigrant Experiences

3

 

Am St

0148

Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia

3

 

Am St

R112

African American Experiences

3

RS

Am St

0137

Italian/American Literature and Culture

3

 

1 Asian Studies course under an Asian Studies or cross listed number. Advisers can help students choose from a list of over 60 courses.

 

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