Minor: Asian Pacific American Studies

Are you interested in learning about Asians and Pacific Islanders in America? Are you curious about one of the fastest growing racial groups in America and how they fit into America’s social landscape. If so, the APAS minor is for you. The APAS minor encompasses the following topics:

  • Asian Pacific America, encompassing peoples from East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands
  • Social, historical, political, and economic trends, both transnational and domestic American, that impact Asian Pacific Americans
  • Community-based and individually-lived Asian Pacific American experiences
  • Cultural and textual production by and about Asian Pacific Americans, such as literature, film, visual and plastic arts, digital media, music, and performance
  • A comparative basis for understanding American race relations