Cool Summer Online Course – Intro to Asian American Studies (AASI 3201)

Japanese Americans at an internment camp
Japanese American boys at an internment camp in the United States during World War II. (from slate.com)

Did you know ?

  • 20 % of the population of California will be Asian American by the year 2020.
  • By 2050 it is estimated that Asian Americans will constitute over 10 % of the entire U.S. population.
  • From 1977 to 1987 the number of Asian American-owned businesses in the United States increased by 328 %.
  • Some Filipino Americans came to the U.S. as early as the mid-1700s.
  • Over 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced to live in internment camps during WW II.
  • Asian Americans come from over a dozen different countries.
  • Several of the most famous US Supreme Court cases involved Asian Americans?

AASI 3201 (3 credits).  Come take this great online course during Summer Session 2 (SS2), July 11-August 12.  It fulfills both a General Education Content Area 1 (CA 1/Arts & Humanities* and a Content Area 4 (CA IV/Diversity & Multiculturalism).

*Fulfills a CLAS/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences CA1 “E” World Cultures requirement.  (AASI 3201 is a required course for the Asian American Studies minor & is an option for the American Studies major.)