Asian Pacific American Faculty and Staff Council

Register today for the ONLY Asian American Studies course at IUPUI.

AMST-A 102: Asian American Culture
3 credits and counts towards IUPUI General Education - Cultural Understanding
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Room: CA 218
Instructor: Jacqueline Mac, MA

This course seeks to foster an understanding of issues related to race in general and to Asians Americans in particular. Contributing to this understanding will be discussions of Asian American history, stereotypes, racism and oppression, refugees, racial identity development, and diversity within the Asian communities of the U.S. Discussions of the varied, lived experiences of Asians in the U.S. will be utilized to gain insights into how Asian Americans fit into the racial narrative of American culture.


  • Do I have to identify as Asian American to take this course?
    • No! This course is about Asian American topics and is open to all IUPUI students, regardless of how you identify.
  • Does this course count towards my degree?
    • Yes! It counts towards the Cultural Understanding domain as part of the IUPUI General Education Core.
  • How is this course different from others?
    • This class is taught seminar style, with videos, mini-lectures, interactive activities, and guest speakers, along with some more traditional assignments.
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