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Asian American Studies
MAJOR in Asian American and Asian Studies and learn about the over 60% of the world
population who are of Asian Pacific Islander descent. It is now more crucial than
ever to understand the fastest growing population group in the United States which
make up over 6% of the population. The Asian American Program examines the historical
and contemporary experiences of Asians after their arrival to the United States. Classes
include Asian American history, literature, contemporary issues, gender, theory, politics,
and education. These classes are interdisciplinary and prepare you for work in the
community, education, and multiple fields.
Graduates from the program have entered a variety of professions including: social
work, teaching, law, public health administration, social work, counseling, nursing,
medicine, journalism, Peace Corps, Teach for America, kinesiology, and academia (MA
NOTE: Currently, students can use the "Special Major" option to design the Asian American
Studies or Asian American and Asian Studies degree. Asian American Major work directly with the program director, academic advisor,
and counselor to design a combination of classes that best fulfills their professional
and personal goals.
Email Jenny Banh email@example.com and Dvera Saxton firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.