Philippine Studies
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CREDIT, DEGREE APPLICABLE COURSES:

ANTH 15. Philippine Culture and Society (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
The development of Philippine culture and the impact of Western civilization on the people; emphasis on the ways of life in
Philippine cities and barrios. Tribal cultures. CSU/UC

ASAM 8. Filipino American Community (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Description and analysis of Filipino American community problems from a sociological viewpoint. Cultural shock and other
problems of adaptation of Filipino immigrants considered in light of the carryover from Filipino culture and psychology.
CSU/UC

GLST 50. Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Communities of Color in the U.S. (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Examination of the formation of lesbian/gay/bisexual and transgender identities and communities among people of color in the
United States. Included are African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Chicano/Latinos.
CSU/UC

HIST 36. History of Southeast Asia (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
A survey of the history of southeast Asia, with emphasis on the role of the United States in Southeast Asia. CSU

HIST 37. History of the Philippines (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
The historical and cultural growth of the Philippines, including the development of national culture, political and social
institutions, and foreign relations. CSU/UC

HIST 39. The United States Presence in the Western Pacific Rim: An Introduction (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
A survey course on the evolution of US interests, expansion and foreign policies in the Western Pacific Rim area, specifically
the countries in East Asia and Southeast Asia. CSU/UC

IDST 36. Poetry for the People (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail
An interdisciplinary poetry course which explores the poetry of African Americans, Latino(a)s, Asian Americans, and Native Americans, including poetry by incarcerated people and by poets of all sexual orientations.  Use of tapes, recordings, guest lectures and performances to 1)identify poetry that is ccessible to the genereal community and 2)develop strategies and various media for making poetry available to diverse communities.  CSU/UC

IDST 37. Ethnic Minorities in the United States (3)
Lec-3
An interdisciplinary survey of the history, culture, problems, and conditions of American ethnic minorities and the effects of
racism, prejudice and discrimination on emerging minority groups in the United States. CSU

IDST 40. Introduction to Contemporary Issues in the Filipino Community (3)
Lec-3, field trips .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Students identify and critically analyze contemporary social, political, economic, educational, and cultural issues that are
important and significantly affect the life of the Filipino American community. Issues include the following areas: defining Filipino
and Filipino American identity, immigration and acculturation, socioeconomic status, employment, racial and ethnic diversity,
gender, political empowerment, education, and emerging patterns of the Filipino family. CSU/UC

IDST 42. Philippine Humanities (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Appreciation and critical evaluation of Filipino philosophy, literature, art, music, and dance for the purpose of developing an
aesthetic sense and cultural acceptance. Exposure to the best of these forms through readings, recordings, films, and field trips.
CSU/UC

PILIPINO LANGUAGE COURSES: See Pilipino in this section of the catalog.

PHST 10. Independent Study (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Independent reading and research in Philippines Studies. The student is required to submit an essay or project on a topic that
the instructor has approved in advance. This project must have strong relevancy within the area of Philippine Studies and meets
the student's own educational resources and needs. CSU/UC

PHST 20. The Filipino Family (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
A survey of adaption to internal and external forces of change that have buffeted and changed the modern Filipino family.
Description and analysis of traditional and contemporary Filipino family systems as they respond to the nature and changes
within the larger Philippine society and culture. CSU/UC

PHST 30. Philippine Society and Culture Through Film (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
An examination of Filipino/Philippine films for expressions of various cultural themes and socio-political influences on the
Filipino experience; includes: the use and meaning of language for Filipinos, images of Filipinos, interpersonal relations, isolation, sex roles, "The Filipino Dream," immigration, and bicultural alienation. CSU/UC

POLS 47. Government and Politics of Southeast Asia (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
A survey of political developments and changes in Southeast Asian states (the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and
Singapore) and such other states as Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia, and Burma. Internal politics and international relations. CSU

PSYC 22. Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed PSYC 23.
Critical evaluation of the concept of race as a biological, social and cultural construct and examination of psychological aspects
of race and ethnic relations. Psychohistorical analysis of the treatment of African Americans, Asian Americans, Mexican/Latino
Americans, and Native Americans in the USA. Emphasis on the strengths and unique contributions of these and other groups to
the USA. CSU

PSYC 23. Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
Lec-3 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. CR/NC avail.
Prereq.: PSYC 1
Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed PSYC 22.
Critical evaluation of the concept of race as a biological, social and cultural construct and examination of psychological aspects
of race and ethnic relations. Psychohistorical analysis of the treatment of African Americans, Asian Americans, Mexican/Latino
Americans, and Native Americans in the USA. Emphasis on the strengths and unique contributions of these and other groups to the USA. CSU/UC
 

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