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ETHN 104 Asian Pacific Islanders in United States History and Culture

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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

A study of the historical and cultural presence of Asian Pacific Islanders in the United States, with special emphasis on their experiences and contribution to California's and Hawaii’s social, political and economic institutions. Students will explore the indigenous cultural heritage and experiences of immigration to the United States of Pacific Islanders from Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Micronesia, Melanesia, Palau, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Marquesans, and the U.S. Territory of Guam.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1b, E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU Area C2 or D or F), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4 or 7)