ASAM 20 Asian American Experience: 1820 to Present (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Examination of United States history and government through the experience of immigrant groups from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and India. Topics include immigration experiences, economic opportunities, culture, family, community, political and social history. A local field trip may be required.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the history of United States government policies which impacted immigrant communities from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and India; examining the importance of inclusion and participation in civic duties and responsibilities based on historical and political precedent.
- Outcome 2: Summarize the diverse histories of the Chinese American, Japanese American, Filipino American, Korean American and Indian American communities, including immigration patterns, economic opportunities, political situations, cultural traditions, community issues and social conditions.
- Outcome 3: Critically evaluate the ways Asians Americans act and ways others have acted in response to their experience in the United States including conditioning, culture, and subgroups within the Asian American Community, by applying the theories and methodologies of social and behavioral science inquiry used in Asian American Studies.
- Outcome 4: Analyze the similarities and differences between individual Asian American communities; and investigate the intersections of race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, sexual orientation within the Asian American experience in the United States.
- Outcome 5: Exhibit an aesthetic understanding of the ways in which Asian Americans have created fine and performing arts, linguistic expression, philosophical reasoning, analytical or creative writing.