ASAM 35 Asian American Women (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Examination of the experiences, histories, and contributions of Asian American women, using a multi-disciplinary approach that includes history, sociology, political science, and the arts. Includes analysis of racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, immigration, labor, sexualities and culture in the lives of Asian American women, past and present.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze events, economic and political forces, and social movements that have influenced the experiences of Asian women in America, past and present.
- Outcome 2: Compare the similarities and differences in the migration histories of women from Asia to the United States.
- Outcome 3: Analyze issues such as migration, labor, family, violence, and health; and evaluate how these issues influence the lives of Asian American women, past and present.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate critically the ways that Asian American women act and have acted in response to their experiences in the United States by applying the theories and methodologies of social and behavioral science inquiry used in Asian American Studies.