Aug 12, 2022  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
University Catalog 2022-2023

Asian and Asian American Studies, B.A.


The B.A. Degree Program in Asian and Asian American Studies at Cal State LA is an interdisciplinary program with an emphasis on the connections between Asian and Asian American Studies and community engagement.  The program permits pursuit of a wide range of interests and career aspirations. Students should confer in advance with an academic adviser to select the courses and program appropriate to their goals.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian and Asian American Studies is 120 units, of which 45 units are in the major. Students have a choice of an Asian Studies option or an Asian American Studies option.

       

Requirements for the Major (45 units)


Core Requirements (24 units)


Option Requirements (21 units)


Select one option.

Option 1: Asian Studies (21 units)


Select a total of 21 units from the elective lists below. A minimum of 12 units must be upper division courses. The Asian language courses listed may be used to meet up to 9 of the 21 units. Be sure to select courses that will build a pathway for your future career or graduate studies. Academic advisor approval is required. Courses taken to satisfy the core requirement are not to be double counted.

Option 2: Asian American Studies (21 units)


Select a total of 21 units from the elective lists for this option below. A minimum of 12 units must be upper division courses. The Asian language courses listed may be used to meet up to 9 of the 21 units. Be sure to select courses that will build a pathway for your future career or graduate studies. Academic advisor approval is required. Courses taken to satisfy the core requirement are not to be double counted.