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Course Description:

This course explores the history and experience of Asian Americans within the framework of American history. Students will investigate how, when and why various groups of Asians migrated to America; the impact of law, economics, politics, religion, and cultural differences upon the formation of Asian American cultures; the evolution and impact of stereotypes surrounding Asians; how major trends in American history affected Asian Americans; and major concerns of different groups of Asian Americans today. Students will seek to understand the complexities of these topics in different time periods, for different Asian cultures, and for Asian men versus Asian women.

Prerequisites: Upper-level reading, writing, research and computer skills.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in America History.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: American History-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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