Annexed by the United States in , Guam has long been a dynamic site for both the rise of American imperial expansion in the Pacific and for the persistence of indigenous ways of life. Facilitated by Professor Keith L. Over a period of four weeks, students will thus explore native forms of justice in the widest sense possible. From the ecological preservation of jungle and reef habitats to the ongoing quest for indigenous Chamorro self-determination, students will receive training in and everyday exposure to the social movements of Guam, the Mariana Islands, and the wider Asia-Pacific. Finally, students will partner with various non-profit organizations, conduct original research projects for them, and critically reflect on the multiple meanings and applications of social justice. The goal is to foster a comparative understanding of protest and resistance among the immigrant and indigenous communities of the Pacific.
Public Health MPH/Asian American Studies MA
Graduate Study - UCLA Asian American Studies
Asian Studies majors not minors are required to achieve intermediate level of any modern foreign language related to the area e. For Asian Studies Major requirements click here. Students in the major have options to study abroad, participate in research, and complete internships associated with their major. Some students choose to double-major with other programs on campus, and several choose to add a minor. Quick Facts:. Students can declare the major after completing the 6 preparation courses with a 2.
Southeast Asian Studies Minor
The Global Studies minor offers students a multidisciplinary curriculum in the humanities and social sciences through which they can explore the complex and multifaceted interconnections that characterize the contemporary world. The minor is designed to complement and enrich studies in their major. To enter the minor, students must 1 be in good academic standing minimum 2.
Students are required to achieve intermediate level of any two modern foreign languages related to the area e. Completion of the intermediate year of the foreign language is required to fulfill all preparation requirements, but can be done after being accepted to the major. The minimum prep GPA of 2. Latin American Studies Minor.