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2023-24 Western Washington University Catalog 
    
2023-24 Western Washington University Catalog

Asian American Studies Minor


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American Cultural Studies Program, University Interdisciplinary Programs

28 credits

Introduction

The program in Asian American Studies provides for a coherent, integrated and concentrated investigation of peoples of Asian heritage in North America. It also examines separate experiences of Asian Americans and their positions as ethnic minorities in American society and politics. This is accomplished through concentration on Asian American history and its place in North America, situating the literatures and other cultural publications of Asian Americans in a broad context, and engaging contemporary issues with appropriate analytical tools.

For more information contact Dr. Midori Takagi, coordinator of the Asian American Studies Minor.

Why Consider an Asian American Studies Minor?

The Asian American Studies Minor is for students wanting a coherent, integrated and concentrated investigation of peoples of Asian heritage in North America. It also examines separate experiences of Asian Americans as well as their positions as ethnic minorities in American society and politics.

 Contact Information

Program Advising
Midori Takagi
Fairhaven 315
mtakagi@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

To declare a minor in Asian American Studies please submit a Student Academic Declaration and Change Form.

Once you fill out form with your information indicating the appropriate minor, route it to Midori Takagi, program advisor, by inserting her email (mtakagi@wwu.edu) at the bottom of the form and submitting it for approval.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

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