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Asian American Studies

California State University Los Angeles

48 months
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16296 USD/year
16296 USD/year
6792 USD/year
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About

Asian American Studies from California State University Los Angeles is an interdisciplinary program with an emphasis on the connections between Asian and Asian American Studies and community engagement.

Overview

Asian American Studies from California State University Los Angeles permits pursuit of a wide range of interests and career aspirations. Students should confer in advance with an academic adviser to select the courses and program appropriate to their goals.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian and Asian American Studies is 120 units, of which 42 units are in the major. Students have a choice of an Asian Studies option or an Asian American Studies option.

Students at Asian American Studies from California State University Los Angeles will:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, quantitative reasoning, and information literacy through formulating and executing an original and analytic research project
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the connection between Asian American and other racial/ethnic groups in the United States through comparative and team-taught courses in Ethnic Studies and Diaspora Studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Higher Education in the Pacific Century
  • Asian America: Culture, History, and Community 
  • Pacific Asian Culture, People, and Society
  • Methods of Research and Writing for Asian/Asian American Studies
  • Asian American Communities in Southern California
  • Asia in the Global World 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Require a 'F visa' (or I-20) to study at Cal State LA;
  • Will have attained a high school diploma, or its equivalent, by the end of Spring; and
  • Have not earned college credit beyond the summer immediately following high school graduation.
  • Have a minimum 3.00 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) in academic courses of the last 3 years of high school/secondary education.
  • Explore and choose a major to declare on your application
  • Apply online at Cal State Apply by the deadline
  • Submit SAT or ACT test scores (if graduating from a U.S. high school)
  • Submit official transcripts or other documents only if requested

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16296 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16296 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6792 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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