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ETHN 103 Asian Pacific American History and Cultural Experience

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)