Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Students will explore a study of the historical and cultural presence of Asian Pacific
Americans in the United States, with special emphasis on their experiences and contributions
to California’s social, political and economic institutions. Students will explore
the expectations and realities of Asian Pacific Americans in relationship to the American
Dream through cultural writings. We will explore social and cultural themes which
will include the politics of language, race, class, and gender.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5c
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)