Explore the Diversities & Commonalities of Asian Cultures and Societies

The Asian Studies Department offers a wide variety of courses pertaining to Asian civilization and culture, language, history, political science, music, art, health, and cinema. 

Our courses, which are linked with other City College of San Francisco departments, fulfill graduation requirements in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and ethnic studies. All courses emphasize effective communication and analytical thinking. We hope that your experience with us will help you to understand better the land, cultures, and peoples of Asia.

Asian Studies Certificate of Accomplishment

The Asian Studies Certificate is a 15-unit certificate that introduces students to the diversities and commonalities of Asian cultures and society, focusing primarily on arts, religion, languages, popular culture, and history of the regions of East Asia, South East Asia, and The Middle East. The program serves primarily students who are transferring to a four-year university but additionally offers professional development for employers, as well as community-based organizations serving global audiences.

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