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Asian American Studies Course

Asian American Studies IDP Major: Approved Course List
Revised Fall 2005

Core Courses (2):

Asian American Studies:
10 History of Asian Americans (formerly AAS 99)
10W History  of Asian Americans (Satisfies Writing II requirement)
20 Contemporary Asian American Commuties (formerly AAS 100)
30 Asian American Literature and Culture
30W Asian American Literature and Culture (Satifies Writing II requirement)
50 Asian American Women (not the same as AAS 115)

Research Methods Courses (1):

Asian American Studies:
104A Field Studies Methods in API Communities
104B Internships in API Communities
103 Social Science Research Methods
105 Asian American Historiography
107A EthnoCommunitcations I: Introduction to Documenting Multiethnic Communities
107B EthnoCommunitcations II: Community-Based Video Ethnography Workshop
M108 Policy, Planning, and Community
187A Topics in Research Methodologies
191A Seminar: Topics in Research Methodologies

Interdepartmental Classes (IDP):

Anthropology:

136Q Laboratory for Naturalistic Observations: Developing Skills and Techniques
139 Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology
180 Quantitative Methods of Anthropology


Chicana/Chicano Studies:
123 Applied Research Methods in Latino Communities
129 Field Research Methods in Labor and Workplace Studies


Communication Studies:
150 Methodologies in Communication Research

English:
137 Advanced Computer Techniques for Students of English
140A Criticism: History and Theory
140 B Criticism: Special Topics
178 Perspectives in the Study of American Cultures

Economics:
143 Applied Regression Analysis
147 A Introduction to Econometrics
147 B Applications of Econometrics

Film and Television:
176A Advanced Undergraduate Video Production
176B Advanced Undergraduate Video Production

Geography:
167 Cartography
168 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
M171 Map Analysis (Statistics M140)

History:
191A-Z History Seminar (By departmental counselor consent ONLY)

Political Science:
102 Statistical Analysis of Political Data
104 A Introduction to Survey Analysis
104 B Introduction to Survey Analysis

Psychology:
100A Psychological Statistics
100B Research Methods in Psychology
136C Survey Methods in Psychology
142H Advanced Statistical Methods in Psychology
151 Computer Applications in Psychology

Sociology:
106 A Field Research Methods I
106 B Field Research Methods II
110 Sociohistorical Methods
C112 Introduction to Mathematical Sociology
113 Statistical and Computer Methods in Social Research

Asian American Theme Courses (2):

Asian American Studies:
M112A Asian American Literature to 1980 (English M102A)
M112B Asian American Literature since 1980 (English M102B)
113 Asian Americans and the Law
M114 Asian American Education and Schooling (Education M103)
115 Asian American Women
M116 Asian American Social Movements (Labor and Workplace Studies M116)
M117 Asian American Personality and Mental Health (Psychology M107)
118A Asian American and Pacific Islander Leadership Development Project, Part I: Leadership (MANDATORY TWO-PART CLASS)
118B Asian American and Pacific Islander Leadership Development Project, Part II: Field Studies (MANDATORY TWO-PART CLASS)
119 Asian American and Pacific Islander Labor Issues
120A Pacific Islands and Asian American Communities in Hawaii: Past & Present
120B Pacific Islands and Asian American Communities in Hawaii: Field Studies
121 Exploring Asian American Theater: Special Problems
M129 Health Issues for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders: Myth or Model? (Formerly AAS M129A, Community Health Services M140)
187B Topics in Asian American Themes
191B Seminar: Topics in Asian American Themes


Interdepartmental Classes (IDP):

Film and Television:
128 Media and Ethnicity

Asian American Populations and Communities (2):

Asian American Studies:
130A Chinese American Experience
M130B Chinese Immigrant Literature and Film (Chinese M153 and Comparative Literature M171)
M130C Chinese Immigration (Sociology M153)
131 Japanese American Experience
132A Korean American Experience
M132B Korean American Literature (Comparative Literature M168)
133 Pilipino American Experience
134 Vietnamese American Experience
187C Topics in Asian American Populations and Communities
191C Seminar: Topics in Asian American Populations and Communities


Comparative, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Courses (2):

Asian American Studies:
M160H Culture, Media, and Los Angeles (Afro-American Studies M102 and Honors Collegium M102)
M161 Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Issues in America’s Health Care System (Health Services M110)
M163 Investigative Journalism and Communities of Color (Afro-American Studies M195)
M164 Women, Violence, Globilization: India, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam (Women's Studies M164A)
M165 Race, Gender, Class (Comparative Literature M175)
M166A Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Chicana/o Studies M156A and Labor and Workplace Studies M166A)
M166B Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Chicana/o Studies M156B and Labor and Workplace Studies M166B)
M167A Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture (Afro-American Studies M167A, Chicana/o Studies M167A) (MUST BE TAKEN WITH GE CLUSTER 20A)
M167B Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture (Afro-American Studies M167B, Chicana/o Studies M167B) (MUST BE TAKEN WITH GE CLUSTER 20B)
M168 Special Topics in Chicana/o Studies: Student-Initiated Retention and Outreach (Afro-American Studies M118, American Indian Studies M118, Chicana/o Studies M118)
M169 Constructing Race (Afro-American Studies M159P, Anthropology M159P)

187D Topics in Comparative Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality
191D Seminar: Topics in Comparative Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality

Interdepartmental Classes (IDP):

Afro-American Studies:
M102 Culture, Media, and Los Angeles (AAS M197H)
M104A-C Afro-American Literature (English M104A-C)
M120 Race, Inequality, and Public Policy (Policy Studies M120)
M144 Ethnic Politics: African American Politics (Political Science M144B)
M158B-C Introduction to Afro-American History (History M158B-C)
M158D Recent African American Urban History (History M158D)
M158E Afro-American Nationalism in First Half of the 20th Century (History M158E)
M164 Afro-American Experience in the U.S. (Anthropology M164)
M172 The Afro-American Woman in the U.S. (Psychology M172 and Women’s Studies M172)
M195 Investigative Journalism in Communities of Color (AAS M163)
American Indian Studies:
M161 Comparative American Indian Societies (Sociology M161)

Anthropology:
M134 Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality: Homosexualities (LGBTS M134)
M145 Afro-American Sociolinguistics: Black English (Afro-American Studies M166)
146 Language and Culture of Polynesia: Past, Present, and Future
M154P Gender Systems: North America (Women’s Studies M154)
M154Q Gender Systems: Global (Women’s Studies M154Q)
M159P Constructing Race (Afro-American Studies M159P)
M164 Afro-American Experiences in the U.S. (Afro-American Studies 164)
166 Cross Cultural Research on Urban Gangs
167 Urban Anthropology
172A Native North Americans
172B Change and Continuity among Native North Americans
172R Cultures of the Pueblo Southwest
M172V Culture Change and the Mexican People (Chicana/o M172V)

Art History:
CM112D-E African American Art (Afro-American Studies CM112D-E)
CM112F Imaging Black Popular Culture (Afro-American Studies CM 112F)

Chicana/o Studies:
101 Theoretical Concepts in Chicana and Chicano Studies
M102 Mexican Americans and Schools (Education M102)
M105A-B Chicana/o Literature (English M105A-B)
M106 Health in Chicano/Latino Populations (Public Health M106)
M110 Chicana Feminism (Women’s Studies M132)
M118 Student-Initiated Retention and Outreach Issues in Higher Education (Afro-American Studies M118, American Indian Studies M118, AAS M168)
120 Immigration and the Chicano Community
127 Farmworker Movements, Social Justice, and AFL-CIO
128 Race, Gender, and U.S. Labor
131 Barrio Popular Culture
132 Border Consciousness
148 Politics of Diversity: Race, Conflicts, and Coalitions (Formerly Chicana/o 197F)
149 Gendered Politics and Chicana/Latina Political Participation (Formerly Chicana/o 197C)
M155 Latinos in the U.S. (Sociology M155)
M156A Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Asian American Studies M166A and Labor and Workplace Studies M166A)
M156B Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Asian American Studies M166B and Labor and Workplace Studies M166B)
M159A-B History of the Chicano Peoples (History M151A-B)
168 Representations of Latinos in Print Media
M173 Nonviolence and Social Movements (Afro-American Studies M173, Labor and Workplace Studies M173)
180 City and Community: History of Chicana/o Los Angeles, 1848 to 1945
181 City of Community: History of Chicana/o Los Angeles, 20th century
M182 Understanding Whiteness in American History and Culture (History M151C)
184 Identities in Space and Time: Regional History of U.S./Mexican Borderlands
M186A-C Beyond the Mexican Mural: Beginning Muralism and Community Development (Art M186A-C and World Arts and Cultures M125A-C)

Communication Studies:
M124 Psychology of Language and Gender (Psychology M137J and Women's Studies M137J)
130 Cultural Factors in Interpersonal Communication
131 Culture versus Media?
132 Multicultural Television
146 Evolution of Mass Media Images
M149 Media: Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality (Women's Studies M149)
M153 The Media and Aggression Against Women (Women’s Studies M153)
M159 Pornography and Evolution (Women's Studies M159)

Economics:
137 Introduction to Urban and Regional Economics (Formerly Economics 120)
152 Trade Unions and Professional Associations

Education:
121 Introduction to K-12 Issues in American Public Schools (Formerly Education 181B)
130 Race, Class and Education Inequalities in the US
M148 Women in Higher Education (Women’s Studies M148)

English:
M101A-B Lesbian and Gay Literature (LGBTS M101A-B and Women’s Studies M101A-B)
M101C Special Topics in Lesbian and Gay Literature (Formerly English M197D, LGBTS M101C)
M104A-C Afro American Literature (Afro-American Studies M104A-C)
M105A-B Chicana/o Literature (Chicana/o Studies M105A-B)
106 Native American Literary Studies
M107C Special Topic in Women and Literature (Women’s Studies M107C)
119 Literature of California and the American West
178B Interracial Encounters in Contemporary American Literature (Formerly English 196)
M179A Topics in Afro-American Literature (Formerly English M197A, Afro-American Studies M179A)
M179B Topics in Chicana/o Literature (Formerly numbered M197B, Chicana/o Studies M139)
M179C Topics in Asian American Literature (Formerly numbered English M197C)

Ethnomusicology:
M109 Women in Jazz (Afro-American Studies in M109 and Women’s Studies M109)
M110A-B African American Musical Heritage (Afro-American Studies M110A-B and Folklore M154A-B)
M111 Ellingtonia (Afro-American Studies M145)
CM112 African American Music in California (Afro-American Studies CM112A)
M115 Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles (Chicana/o Studies M115)
M116 Chicano/Latino Music in the U.S. (Chicana/o M116)
M119 Cultural History of Rap (Afro-American Studies M107 and Folklore M110)

Film and Television:
112 Film and Social Change
M117 Chicanos in Film/Video (Chicana/o Studies M114)
128 Media and Ethnicity

Geography:
142 Population Geography
144 Ethnicity in the American City
M146 Feminist Geography (Formerly Geography 146, Women Studies M146)
150 Urban Geography
151 Cities and Social Difference
156 Metropolitan Los Angeles
159A Problems in Geography: Urban and Regional Development

Health Services:
M110 Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Issues in America’s Health Care Systems (AAS M110)

History:
145A-B U.S. Urban History (Formerly History 154A-154B)
146A-B American Working Class Movements (Formerly History 155A-155B)
146C-146D U.S. and Comparative Immigration History (Fomerly History 160A-160B)
M149A-B North American Indian History (Formerly History 157A-157B)

M150B Comparative Slavery Systems (Formerly History M158A, Afro-American Studies M158A)
M150B-M150C Introduction to Afro-American History (Formerly M158B-M158C, Afro-American Studies M158B-C)
150D Afro-American Urban History (Formerly History M158D)
M150E African American Nationalism in First Half of the 20th Century (Formerly History M158E, Afro-American Studies M158E)
M151A-B History of Chicano Peoples (Formerly History M159B, Chicana/o Studies M159B)
153 American West (Formerly History 162)
154 History of California (Formerly History 163)
M155 History of Los Angeles (Formerly History M164, Chicana/o M183)

Information Studies:
111A-D Ethnic Groups and their Bibliographies: Asian American Science History and Culture

Labor and Workplace Studies:
M166A Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Chicana/o Studies M156A and Asian American Studies M166A)
M166B Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Higher Education (Chicana/o Studies M156B and Asian American Studies M166B)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Studies (LGBTS):
M114 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies (Women’s Studies M114)
M116 Sexuality and the City: Queer Los Angeles (Women’s Studies M116)
M133 Chicana Lesbian Literature (Chicana/o M133 and Women’s Studies M133)
M134 Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality: Homosexualities (Anthropology M134)

Political Science:
M107 Women and Politics (Women’s Studies M117)
M114C African American Political Thought (Afro-American Studies M114C)
M114D African American Freedom Narratives (Afro-American Studies M114D)
144A Ethnic Politics: Chicano/Latino Politics (Chicana/o Studies M144)
M144B Ethnic Politics: African American Politics (Afro-American Studies M144)

Psychiatry:
185 Social Psychology of Urban Student Education

Psychology:
129C Culture and Mental Health
M137J Psychology of Language and Gender (Communication Studies M124, Women’s Studies M137J)
M147A Psychology of the Lesbian Experience (LGBTS M147A, Women’s Studies M147A)
M165 Psychology of Gender (Women’s Studies M165)
M172 The Afro-American Woman in the U.S. (Afro-American Studies M172 and Women’s Studies M172)
175 Community Psychology

Social Welfare:
101 Social Welfare in Multicultural Society
M104C Diversity in Aging: Roles of Gender and Ethnicity (Gerontology M104C, Women’s Studies M104C)
M108S Violence Against Women (Women’s Studies M108S)

Sociology:
151 Comparative Immigration
152 Comparative Acculturation and Assimilation
M153 Chinese Immigration (AAS M154)
154 Race and Ethnicity: International Perspectives
M155 Latinos in the U.S. (Chicana/o M155)
156 Race and Ethnicity in American Life
157 Social Stratification
158 Urban Sociology
160 Intergroup Conflict and Prejudice
M161 Comparative American Indian Societies (American Indian Studies M161)
M162 Sociology of Gender (Women’s Studies M162)
M163 Gender and Work (Women’s Studies M163)
M167 Contested Sexualities (LGBTS M167 and Women’s Studies M167)

172 Entrepreneurship
184 Social Change

Theater:
M103A-B African American Theater History (Afro-American Studies M103A-B)
M103C-D Chicano/a Theater (Chicana/o M103C-D)
M103E African American Theater History: The Depression to the Present (Afro-American Studies M103E)
103F Native American Theater
M103H Contemporary Chicano Theater: Chicano Theater since 1980 (Chicana/o M103H)

Urban Planning:
CM137 Southern California Regional Economy (Formerly Urban Planning CM196, Labor Studies and Workplace Studies M180)
M140 Issues in Latina/Latino Populations (Chicana/o M121)
141 Planning for Minority Communities (Formerly 197)
M175 Women and the City (Formerly Urban Planning M194, Women’s Studies M175)
C184 Looking at Los Angeles

Women's Studies:
130 Women of Color in the U.S.
M155Q Women and Social Movements (Anthropology M155Q)

World Arts and Cultures:
100A Art as Social Action
100B Art as Moral Action
149 Dance in the Multicultural U.S.


Historical, Cultural, Social, and Political Institutions of Asia and the Pacific Courses (2):
Only ONE course from this group of classes may be used as an IDP elective

Anthropology:
116 Archaeology of South Asia
146 Language and Culture of Polynesia: Past, Present, and Future
M155 Women’s Voices: Their Critique of Anthropology of Japan (Women Studies M155)
175Q-Y Topics in Applied Anthropology - Regional Cultures of Asia (Formerly Anthropology 175 R-W)
177 Cultures of the Pacific

Art History:
114A, C-F Art of East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia
C115A-F Advanced Art of East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia
118A Arts of Oceania
C140A-D Korean Paintings, Ceramics, Buddhist Art, Selected Topics
C180C Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

Communication Studies:
183 Asia Media Systems: Introduction
184 Advanced Asia Media Systems: Laboratory


Comparative Literature:
M175 Topics in Southeast Asian Literature (Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures M130)
M176 Literature and Technology (Japanese M156)

East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC):
Chinese:
130A-B through 191A Topics on the History/Culture/Social and Political Institutions of China (Formerly Chinese 130A-B through 197)

EALC:
138 through C170 Topics on the History/Culture/ Social and Political Institutions of East Asia (Formerly EALC 138 through 197T)

Indic:
150 Classic Indian Literature in Translation
175 Introduction to Indic Philosophy
185 Women and Gender in Ancient India

Japanese:
C112 Japanese Urban History and Culture
130A-C through C186 Topics on the History/Culture/Social and Political Institutions in Japan (Formerly Japanese 130A-C through 197)

Korean:
130A-B through 197B Topics on the History/Culture/Social and Political Institutions in Korea (Formerly Korean 130A-B through 197)

Southeast Asian (formerly Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures):
M130 Topics in Southeast Asian Literature (Comparative Literature M175)
135 Religion and Society in Southeast Asia
155 Topics in Vietnamese Cinema and/or Literature
156 Vietnam: History and Civilization to 1858; 1858 to Present
157 Gender Issues in Southeast Asia
M170A-C Topics in Southeast Asian Studies
 
Ethnomusicology:
146 Folk Music of South Asia
147 Survey of Classical Music in India
C150 Music and Politics in East Asia
C156A-156B Music in China
157 History of Chinese Opera
158A-C Studies in Chinese Instrumental Music
C159 Music on China’s Periphery
160 Survey of Music in Japan (formerly Ethnomusicology 160A)
 
Film & Television:
106C History of African, Asian, and Latin American Film
 
Folklore and Mythology:
131 Folklore of India
CM182 Japanese Folklore (Japanese CM182)
M183 Korean Folklore (Korean M183)
 
Geography:
185 South and Southeast Asia
186 Contemporary China
 
History:
169A-B through 177A-B Courses on Asian History
185B-C Religions of South and
Southeast Asia (formerly History 193B-C)
191G Undergraduate Variable Topics: East Asia (formerly History 197)
191M Undergraduate Variable Topics: Southeast Asia (formerly History 197)
191N Undergraduate Variable Topics: India (formerly History 197)
 
Political Science:
135 International Relations of China
136 International Relations of Japan
158 Southeast Asian Politics
159A-B Government and Politics of China
160 Government and Politics of Japan
 
Sociology:
179 Comparative East Asian Societies before World War II (formerly Sociology 188)
181 State and Society in China (formerly Sociology 192)
 
Theater:
102A Theater of Japan
102B Theater of Southeast Asia
102E Theater of Non-European World
 
World Arts and Cultures:
110B Dance in the East Asia
111B Dance in South Asia
112B Dance in Southeast Asia


Special Courses and Seminars in Asian American Studies:
Asian American Studies Seminars:
191A Seminar: Asian American Research Methodologies
191B Seminar: Asian American Themes
191C Seminar: Asian American Populations and Communities
191D Seminar: Comparative Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality
191E Seminar: Topics in Transnationalism and Diasporas
M191F Seminar: Topics in Asian American Literature (English M179C)
 
Asian American Special Courses:
195 Community and Corporate Internships**
197 Individual Studies**
198A Honors Research in Asian American Studies***
198B Honors Research in Asian American Studies***
198C Honors Research in Asian American Studies***
199 Directed Research or Senior Project**
 
ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES 192 AND 196 CANNOT BE USED TO FULFILL MAJOR OR MINOR REQUIREMENTS.
**ENROLLMENT PREFEERNCE to Asian American Studies majors and minors who are juniors and seniors
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***MUST BE DECLARED Asian American Studies major for enrollment.

Revised 10/7/05, syh


 

 



UCLA Department of Asian American Studies
3336 Rolfe Hall, Box 957225
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7225
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