ASAM 8 Filipino American Community (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Examination of the experiences, histories, and contributions of Filipina/o Americans, past and present. Includes study of U.S. history and government through the experience of immigrants from the Philippines. Topics include U.S. colonial and neocolonial history in the Philippines, immigration experiences, economic and educational opportunities, family, community, political and social history.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine critically the textured histories of Filipina/o Americans communities, including immigration patterns, economic opportunities, educational opportunities, community issues and social conditions.
- Outcome 2: Analyze the history of United States government policies and their impact on immigrant communities from the Philippines, including the role of U.S. military in Philippine colonialism and neocolonialism.
- Outcome 3: Examine the intersections of race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, sexual orientation within Filipina/o American communities in the United States, past and present.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate the ways that Filipina/o Americans 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 Filipino/Asian American/Ethnic Studies.