Course Description

Asian American Communities and Race Relations, ASAMST W20AC

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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.

Key Information

Fall Semester 2017
Instruction start date: August 23, 2017
Instruction end date: December 2, 2017
Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Asian American Studies

Course Credit:

 
Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
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.
 

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: fulfills lower division requirement for Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies(AAADS) majors



UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD: ASA 002 Contemporary Issues of Asian Americans

UC Irvine:
General Education: III and VII
Course Equivalence: UCI Asian Am Studies 52

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Social Analysis

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
Unit Credit

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

None

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.

Additional Course Information

Exam Info

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.

Course Creator

Harvey Dong
Harvey Dong is interested in research and writing about the evolution of Asian American and Third World social movement activism on campus and in the communities. He was also involved in the I-Hotel History Committee to write a timeline history of struggle.  He teaches Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley and was awarded the 2016 American Cultures Ronald Takaki Teaching Award.  He uses his community work experience to bring life to his Asian American history, Chinese American history and Contemporary Issues course.  Many of his students have gone on to work in social justice causes. Harvey Dong is interested in research and writing about the evolution of Asian American and Third World social movement activism on campus and in the communities. He was also involved in the I-Hotel History Committee to write a timeline history of struggle.  He teaches Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley and was awarded the 2016 American Cultures Ronald Takaki Teaching Award.  He uses his ...

Harvey Dong is interested in research and writing about the evolution of Asian American and Third World social movement activism on campus and in the communities. He was also involved in the I-Hotel History Committee to write a timeline history of struggle.  He teaches Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley and was awarded the 2016 American Cultures Ronald Takaki Teaching Award.  He uses his community work experience to bring life to his Asian American history, Chinese American history and Contemporary Issues course.  Many of his students have gone on to work in social justice causes.

Instructor of Term

Harvey Dong
hdong@berkeley.edu

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