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CES 150 - Introduction to Asian American Studies


5 CR

Previously ETHN 152, CES 152.
Examine Asian American identity, culture, and politics. Explore historical and contemporary issues facing Asian Americans. Topics may include: development of the model minority myth, diversity and differences among Asian American communities, Asian American activism, and inter-ethnic relations. Satisfies either Social Science or Humanities credit. Either CES 150 or CES 152 can be taken for credit, not both. 

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary issues facing Asian Americans.
  • Identify biases, stereotypes, and discrimination toward Asian Americans in the past and present and explore how this contributes to systemic racism.
  • Critically analyze Asian American experiences, identity formation, culture and activism.
  • Reflect on how knowledge of Asian American issues applies to one’s own life and how different communities are racialized in relation to one another 


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