Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian and Asian American Studies


Department Chair: Barbara W. Kim

Department Office: Faculty Offices FO3-340
Telephone: (562) 985‑4645
FAX: (562) 985‑1535
Website: http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/aaas/

Faculty: Ruixi Ai, Kiyomi Chinen, Masako O. Douglas (Emerita), Linda N. España-Maram, Kyoungmi Ha, Hiroko Kataoka (Emerita), Barbara W. Kim, Nana Suzumura, Dean S. Toji (Emeritus), Haiping Wu, Teri Yamada (Emerita)

Advisors:
Graduate: Barbara Kim
Undergraduate: Barbara Kim
Undergraduate: Dean Toji, Emeritus (Asian American Studies)
Undergraduate: Teri Yamada (Asian Studies)
Undergraduate: Ruixi Ai (Chinese Studies)
Undergraduate: Kiyomi Chinen (Japanese)

Associate Faculty: Kendall Brown (Art History), Chi-Ah Chun (Psychology), Lisa Grobar (Economics), Jack W. Hou (Economics), Margaret Kuo (History), Guotong Li (History), Jyotsna Pattnaik (Teacher Education), Xiaoping Liang (Linguistics), Karen Quintiliani (Anthropology), Michiko Takeuchi (History), Teresa Wright (Political Science), Oliver Wang (Sociology), R. Scott Wilson (Anthropology)

Administrative Support Coordinator: Michelle Okawa

Students desiring information should contact the department office for referral to one of the faculty advisors.

College: College of Liberal Arts     

Related Departments and Programs:

Courses: AAAS, ASAM, A/ST    

Career Possibilities

Social Scientist • Archivist • Social Worker • Journalist • Counselor • Teacher • Public Relations Consultant • Mass Media • Foreign Business and Trade • Community Organizer • School Administrator • Linguist • Parole Officer • Probation Officer • Editor • Writer • Urban/Regional Planner • Public Policy Administrator • Foreign Policy Officer • NSA, FBI Interpreter • Researcher (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)

Introduction

The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies fosters multi‑ethnic and cross‑cultural understanding from a global, multi‑disciplinary perspective and pursues an active language education program to promote cross‑cultural awareness and intercultural understanding.

Through courses of its own and those of cooperating departments, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies offers a B.A. in Asian American Studies, a B.A. and M.A. in Asian Studies, a B.A. in Chinese Studies, a B.A. in Japanese, a minor in Asian American Studies, a minor in Cambodian Language and Culture, a minor in Chinese Language and Culture, a minor in Japanese Language and Culture, a minor in Korean Language and Culture, and a Certificate in Asian Studies. Information and advice relative to the programs are available through the department office, FO3‑340.

Programs

    Graduate and Professional DegreesUndergraduate DegreesMinorCertificates

    Courses

      Asian American Studies

      Note: General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper-division course except upper-division language courses where students meet formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study.

      Asian and Asian American StudiesAsian Studies

      Note: General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper-division course except upper-division language courses where students meet formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study.