Name of Institution:
University of San Francisco
Title of Program:
Asian American Studies Program
Type of Program:
Instructional Strategy/Asian American Studies Program
Need for Program:
To address the lack of instruction for Asian American history and culture in higher education.
Brief Description of Program:
The undergraduate Minor in Asian American Studies gives special attention on the advocacy of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent living in the United States. The program highlights their legacy of struggle and also strives to broaden perspectives in class, gender, sexual, religious, and other differences that comprise Asian Pacific America.
Specific Population Served:
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans
Goals and Objectives:
Specific goals of the Asian American Studies Minor include: enhance a student's major through concentrated study of diverse issues, support students who apply to graduate school, network for opportunities in the community and to foster a passion for social justice.