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Major Requirements

The Major

The Asian American Studies major requires a set of lower division and upper division courses, as well as an external, off campus internship. Asian American Studies majors develop a analytical lens informed by the critical pedagogies of ethnic studies. 

Benefits of majoring/double majoring in ASA: Click here 

Forms to assist you with the ASA Major:

ASA Major and Minor Checklist

Course Petition Substitution Form


Don't forget to explore Study Abroad and Washington DC Program opportunities. It is possible to take courses abroad and receive academic credit towards your ASA Major. See your academic advisor for more information. Check out the websites for more on these opportunities:

Global Learning Hub 

Washington DC Program