ETHN 103  - Asian Pacif Amer History&Cult

ETHN 103 ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURAL EXPERIENCE (3) (formerly ETHN 440)

Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848.

Description: Students will explore a study of the historical and cultural presence of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States, with special emphasis on their experiences and contributions to California’s social, political and economic institutions. Students will explore the expectations and realities of Asian Pacific Americans in relationship to the American Dream through cultural writings. We will explore social and cultural themes which will include the politics of language, race, class, and gender. (AA: Area E5b or E5c, CSU, UC)

 

College of San Mateo Department: Ethnic Studies Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Fall 2015 term