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Course Number: ASAME 1
Art and Culture of Asia
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey of arts of India, China and Japan and basic patterns of cultural and aesthetic relationships: Study of selected works of art and their historical and cultural settings.  2203.02
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C1; IGETC area 3A

 

Course Number: ASAME 19
Racism in the United States
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Also offered as Afram 19, M/Lat 6, and Natam 19. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Afram 19, M/Lat 6, or Natam 19.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Exploration of the development of modern racism in the United States: Economic, socio-cultural, and psychological implications; and resistances to its effects from AfricanAmerican, Asian-American, Mexican and Latin-American and Native American perspectives.  2203.02
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: ASAME 30
Asians and Asian-Americans through Films
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit:CSU, UC
Description: Culture and societies of Asia and the Asian Diaspora, with particular emphasis on Asian-American documentary and dramatic films: Examination of films as a medium of communication and representation of Asian and Asian American cultures, exploring common cultural elements and symbols; themes and motifs in films by and about Asian Americans, Central Asians, East Asians, and South and Southeast Asians.  2203.02
AA/AS area 2, 3, 5; CSU area C2, D; IGETC area 3B, 4

 

Course Number: ASAME 32
Asian-American Psychology
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Principles of psychology as they relate to the growth and development of Asian-Americans.  2203.02
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D, E; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: ASAME 45A
Asian-American History to 1945
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Asian-American history from the pre-Columbian period to 1945: The “old” Asian immigrants and their experiences: Labor, settlement, community, racist opposition, and eventual acceptance.  2203.02
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area C2, D; IGETC area 3B, 4

 

Course Number: ASAME 45B
Asian-American History from 1945 to the Present
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Asian-American history from 1945 to the present: The “new” Asian immigration, assimilation, Asian-American empowerment, and community development.  2203.02
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area C2, D; IGETC area 3B, 4

 

Course Number: ASAME 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Asian and Asian-American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2203.02

 

Course Number: ASAME 49
Independent Study in Asian and Asian American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 2203.02

 

Course Number: ASAME 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Asian and Asian-American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2203.02