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ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM GUIDING PRINCIPLES

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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.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge

  • Describe the diverse and complex relationships within Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic groups.
  • Describe the diverse and complex relationships between Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnic groups and other groups.
  • Acquire knowledge of the historical and contemporary experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Acquire knowledge of the experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in local and global contexts.
  • Demonstrate competence in using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives in the study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Demonstrate competence in using intersecting perspectives in the study of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

2. Critical Thinking

  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about the issues and concerns of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and theories to new situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to synthesize new ideas bringing together experiences and theories.

3. Communication

  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and persuasively, both orally and in writing.
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4. Leadership and Civic Engagement

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts toward creating social change affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Acquire experience in civic engagement or service-learning.
  • Work effectively as a leader or a member of a collaborative group to achieve a goal.
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For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Eliza Noh, Coordinator
(657) 278-2013
enoh@fullerton.edu