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ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities (Special APALI Leadership Academy)

  • CRN: 13116
  • Class Time: MTW 12:30 pm - 2:55 pm
  • Instructor: Michael Chang
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D, CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 32: Vietnamese Literature from Tradition to Asian American Identity

  • CRN: 13115
  • Class Time: online (asynchronous)
  • Instructor: Chesa Caparas
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE C2, CSU GE C2, IGETC 3B

ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia 

  • CRN: 13113 or 13114
  • Class Time: online (asynchronous)
  • Instructor: So Kam Lee
  • Fulfills DAC GE C1, CSU GE C1, IGETC 3A

WMST 22: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women

  • CRN: 13146
  • Class Time: online (asynchronous)
  • Instructor: Karen Chow
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE C2, CSU GE C2, IGETC 3B

ASAM Offerings, Five New Courses!

Starting in 2020-2021, the Asian American and Asian Studies department will have a new identification code, ASAM.

We also have five new courses starting 2020-21 on top of existing ASAM course offerings. Here's the full list of ASAM courses:

  • ASAM 1: Asian American Experiences: Past and Present (formerly ICS 20)*
  • ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities (formerly ICS 22)*
  • ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism NEW!*
  • ASAM 12: Asian Americans & American Ideals, Institutions, Politics NEW!*
  • ASAM 13:The U.S. and Asia NEW!*
  • ASAM 20/ELIT 24: Asian Pacific American Literature (formerly ICS 24)*
  • ASAM 21: Asian Americans Make Culture NEW!*
  • ASAM 30: Introduction to Filipinx American History and Culture NEW!*
  • ASAM 31: Introduction to Pacific Islander History and Culture (formerly ICS 21)*
  • ASAM 32: Vietnamese Literature from Tradition to Asian American Identity (formerly INTL 11)*
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: History of Art: Arts of Asia (formerly INTL 10)
  • ASAM 41/HUMI 13: Introduction to Korean Popular Culture (formerly INTL 13)
  • ASAM 42A/HIST 19A: History of Asian Civilization: China & Japan to 19th C (formerly INTL 19A)
  • ASAM 42B/HIST 19B: History of Asian Civilization: China & Japan from 19th to 21st C (formerly INTL 19B)
  • ASAM 50: Civic Leadership for Community Empowerment*
  • WMST 22:Asian Pacific American Women*

*These courses fulfill the De Anza ICS requirement. For more details, see the General Education page.

**Note: you may be eligible to apply for the Susanne Chan APASA Scholarship ($1,000) if you have taken one of the following ASAM classes: ASAM 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 20, 21, 30, 31, 32, or 50; ELIT 24; ICS 20, 21, 22, or 24; INTL 11; WMST.  

More details about ASAM courses: 

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Course Schedule for 2020-2021

The following schedule is subject to change based on enrollment or other factors.


Summer 2021

All classes taught online.

  • ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities/APALI Leadership Academy 
  • ASAM 32: Vietnamese Literature from Tradition to Asian American Identity
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia (2 sections)
  • WMST 22: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women (ASAM 22 in Fall 2021)

Fall 2021

All classes taught online.

  • ASAM 1: Asian American Experiences: Past to Present
  • ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism
  • ASAM 30: Introduction to Filipinx American History and Culture
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia (2 sections)
  • ASAM 41: Introduction to Korean Popular Culture

Winter 2022

All classes taught online.

  • ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities
  • ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism
  • ASAM 12: Asian Americans and American Ideals, Institutions and Politics
  • ASAM 20/ELIT 24: Asian Pacific American Literature
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia 
  • ASAM 42B/HIST 19B: History of Asian Civilization: China and Japan, 19th-21st Centuries
  • ASAM 50: Civic Leadership for Community Empowerment (APALI)

Spring 2022

All classes taught online.

  • ASAM 1: Asian American Experiences: Past to Present
  • ASAM 13: Ths U.S. and Asia 
  • ASAM 20/ELIT 24: Asian Pacific American Literature (IMPACT AAPI)
  • ASAM 21: Asian Americans Make Culture 
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia 
  • ASAM 42A/HIST 19A: History of Asian Civilization: China and Japan, to 19th Century
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