Asian-American Studies (ASAM)

Credit Courses

ASAM 101 Comparative Asian-American History, 1849-1965 (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Comparative analysis of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Filipino immigration into Hawaii and the continental United States; settlement and employment patterns, community organizations, anti-Asian movements; women and families; internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II; and post-war developments.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, CSUGE Area D3, CSU US-1, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 4C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

ASAM 102 Contemporary Asian-American History (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Focuses on Asian-Americans from 1965 to present, including renewed immigration, the impact of new Asian-American ethnic groups, responses to racism, and the demographics, culture and politics of Asian-Americans in the 21st century.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area B, SBCCGE Area E5

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, CSUGE Area D3, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 4C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable