A minor in Asian American Studies provides students with concrete opportunities to interact with ethnically diverse members of the Asian and Asian American communities through local collaborations and the China Study Abroad Program. Integrated topics include international communication skills, global leadership in education, Asian and Asian American health issues, immigration, diaspora, and Chinese culture through literature, film, and media.
What will I learn?
Students will learn about Asian American Studies from a broad range of perspectives. Topics include:
- Cross-Cultural and Transnational Understanding of Learning
- Asian American History, Cultures, and Communities
- International Communication Skills
- Global Leadership in Education
- Asian American Health Issues
- Chinese Culture through Literature and Films
To enrich this coursework, the program also offers:
- Research projects
- Study abroad programs
- Scholar exchange programs
- Community activities
Since degree plans change periodically, students will follow the degree plan that is in place at the time in which they complete an official, approved degree plan. Following is the most current sample degree plan for a Minor in Asian American Studies.
For more detailed information about coursework, please visit the Asian American Studies Center website.
What can I do with my degree?
A minor in Asian American Studies prepares students for a variety of careers in the following industries:
- Human Services
- Public Administration
- Law and Health Professions
To apply for this minor, make an appointment with an Asian American Studies Undergraduate Advisor.