Asian American Studies Major

The Asian American Studies B.A. requires a total of 14 courses:

LOWER DIVISION CORE COURSES

Students must take two courses from the following:
  • AAS 10/10W
  • AAS 20
  • AAS 30/30W
  • AAS 40
  • AAS 50

UPPER DIVISION COURSES

Students must complete twelve upper division courses*:
  • Scholarly and Creative Communication in Asian American Studies, AAS 101;
  • One AAS Creative Expression course, numbered from AAS 112; 120; 121; 122B; 142A-C;
  • One AAS Diversity course, numbered from AAS 115; M116; 120; 130A-C; 143B; M143C; M165; 167; M169; 174A; 175A;
  • One AAS Engaged Scholarship course, numbered from AAS AAS 140SL; 141A-B; M143A; 195;
  • One AAS Global/Transnational Perspectives course, numbered from AAS 122A; 123; 170; 171; M172C; 174B; 175B;
  • One AAS Multidisciplinary Approaches course, numbered from AAS 103-M129; M172C;
  • One AAS Capstone Course, AAS 185 or AAS 186 (formerly 187);
  • Five AAS Electives, numbered from AAS 103 through 199

NOTES

  • No more than 12 graded units of Asian American Studies 195, 197, 198, and 199 may be applied toward the major.
  • Asian American Studies 192 and 196 may not be applied toward the major.
  • Each course applied toward the major must be taken for a letter grade (courses offered only on a P/NP grading basis are acceptable), each must be at least 4 units, and students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 or better.

Major Requirement worksheet for students entering Fall 2013 and after: 

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*FOR STUDENTS ENTERING BEFORE FALL 2013, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Please note that this worksheet is used as a course-planning tool only. This form is not to serve as the official completion document.