Course: AAS 311. Research Methods in Asian American Studies (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Preparatory: Completion of an AAS course. This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of developing qualitative community-based research projects within Asian American communities. Students will learn theories used in Asian American Studies, develop a short-term research project, practice data collection methods, analyze qualitative data and present their findings on contemporary issues affecting Asian American communities. This course will provide students basic research skills, as well as demonstrate that community-based research can be a collaborative process.