Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
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.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
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
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2 or D), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4)