Asian American Studies Major

Course requirements for students entering Fall 2013

The Department of Asian American Studies B.A. major requires a total of fourteen courses:

LOWER DIVISION CORE COURSES

Students are required to take AAS 10/10W or AAS 20 as a core course.  The second core course may be fulfilled by any of following Asian American Studies courses:

  • AAS 10/10W or 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 Multidisciplinarity course, numbered from AAS 103-M129; M172C;
  • One AAS Capstone Course, AAS 185 or AAS 186;
  • Five AAS Electives, numbered from AAS 103-199;

*No more than three AAS contract courses (AAS 195, 196, 197, 198, 199) can be applied to the major.  AAS 192 and AAS 196 CANNOT be used to fulfill major requirements.

All courses for the major must be taken for a letter grade.

Major Requirement worksheet for students entering Fall 2013 and after: PDF iconundergraduate_major_course-planning_worksheet_2016_student_copy.pdf

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