Asian American Communities and Race Relations, ASAMST W20AC
Please refer to the "Section Information" and "Course Meeting Requirements" before enrolling.
This course will be a survey of contemporary issues affecting the Asian American community. We will look at the different theories that explain the current status of Asian Americans and the interrelationship between the Asian American community, nation, and world. The course will focus on the issue of race relations, the commonalities and differences between Asian Americans and other race and ethnic groups.
Credit: 6 quarter units /
4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies
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If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
Major Requirement: fulfills lower division requirement for Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies(AAADS) majors
Course Equivalence: UCD: ASA 002 Contemporary Issues of Asian Americans
General Education: III and VII
Course Equivalence: UCI Asian Am Studies 52
UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Social Analysis
Units toward degree (see your advisor)
General Education: Elective units
UC San Diego:
General Education: ERC 1 lower division course for Americas Regional Specialization; TMC 1 course toward Humanities/Culture or 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Humanities; Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: ER
Major Requirement: Critical Race & Ethnic Studies Major: Elective; General lower-division Americas and Africa requirement for the History major;
More About The Course
This course is an online class. We do not meet regularly on campus for lecture, and only meet in person for the Midterm Exam and Final Exam. Students not near UC Berkeley campus will take these exams at a pre-arranged location. Discussion sections will meet live online at an assigned section time. Instructor and GSI office hours will be held on UC Berkeley campus or online for students in other locations.