Asian American Studies Program

ASAM grad class of 2011

Vision 
The vision of the Asian American Studies Program is to achieve and sustain social justice for all, with a specific focus on Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.

Mission 
The mission of the Asian American Studies Program is to realize the program's vision through creating knowledge, teaching, and serving Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.

Program Goals

  • To promote study and research by, for, and about Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
  • To teach students about the experiences of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the US and in the world.
  • To teach students critical thinking and communication skills.
  • To prepare students for social and community engagement.
  • To advance social justice for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.