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Connie C. So
AAS 206
Seattle Campus

Contemporary Problems of Asian Americans

Recent Asian-American issues from 1950 to the present. Topics include ghetto communities, civil rights, identity problems and ethnicity, social organizations, political movements, and recent immigration.

Class description

Recent Asian and Pacific Islander American issues, from the 1960s to the present. Topics include post-1960s immigration, ethnic enclaves, civil rights, racial and ethnic stereotypes, identity politics, social organizations, community building and political movements.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Essay exams and paper/project.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Essays demonstrating application and understanding of course material.

25 percent - midterm; 35 percent - final; 30 percent - final project/paper; 10 percent - presentation (when applicable) and participation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Connie C. So
Date: 11/02/2006