Dec 01, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024

Asian Pacific American Studies Minor

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Asian Pacific American Studies (APAM) supports Loyola Marymount University’s commitment to multicultural education. APAM is designed to enhance student understanding of the histories and contemporary issues that impact the lives of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. People of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to enroll in APAM courses. Only through a critical understanding of our multicultural society can we begin to “live together, learn together, work together, and forge new ties that bind together.”

Asian Pacific American Studies Student Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of the historical contributions of Asian Pacific Americans
  • An understanding of contemporary issues facing Asian Pacific American communities
  • A knowledge of the ethnic, class, gender, and generational diversity of Asian Pacific Americans
  • A knowledge of Asian Pacific American cultural, literary, and artistic expressions

APAM Minor Requirements

20 semester hours

  • APAM Lower Division (8 semester hours required)
  • APAM Upper Division (12 semester hours required)


Other courses may be approved with the consent of the Associate Chairperson.

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