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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 336 - Asian Americans: Multiculturalism and Spatial Disparity

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
Ethnic diversity and settlement patterns of Asian communities in California and the United States; immigration history and demographic changes of major Asian ethnic groups; socio-economic profiles, cultural identities, and contemporary issues of Asian Americans.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Describe the changing definition and identity of Asian Americans since the California Gold Rush.
  2. Articulate the spatial disparity and socio-economic diversity of Asian Americans.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the role of early Asian immigration in the development of the American West
  4. Articulate the characteristics of different Asian neighborhoods and their locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes

  1. analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.

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