Asian American Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of Asian population groups who have immigrated to the United States and Canada, or sought refugee asylum, from the colonial period to the present, and including Chinese-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Korean-Americans, Vietnamese-Americans, Cambodian-Americans, and others. Is Asian American Studies the right major for you?
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Asian American Studies Major

What Courses Do Asian American Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Asian American Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Art
  • Composition
  • History
  • Language and Culture
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
  • Statistics
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