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Enroll - ASAM Winter 2021!

All classes will be taught fully online.

ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities

  • CRN:TBA
  • Instructor: Mae Lee
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D,CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: Mae Lee
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D, CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 12: Asian Americans and American Ideals, Institutions and Politics

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: Jim Nguyen
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D, CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 30: Introduction to Filipinx American History and Culture

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: Chesa Caparas
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D, CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: History of Art: Arts of Asia 

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: So Kam Lee
  • Fulfills DAC GE C1, CSU GE C1, IGETC 3A

ASAM 42B/HIST 19B: History of Asian Civilization: China and Japan, 19th-21st Centuries

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: Soo Choi
  • Fulfills DAC GE D, CSU GE D, IGETC 4

ASAM 50: Civic Leadership for Community Empowerment (APALI)

  • CRN: TBA
  • Instructor: Michael Chang
  • Fulfills ICS requirement, DAC GE D, CSU GE D

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.

You'll find complete course descriptions and more information in the De Anza College catalog and quarterly schedule of classes.

For details about transferability, use: https://assist.org/. Here are the IGETC approvals for CSU and UC...scroll to ASAM.

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Course Schedule for 2020-2021

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


Summer 2020

All classes taught online.

  • ICS 22: Contemporary Asian American Communities/APALI Leadership Academy
  • INTL 11: Vietnamese Literature from Tradition to Asian American Identity
  • INTL 10/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia (2 sections)

Fall 2020

All classes taught online.

  • ASAM 1: Asian American Experiences: Past to Present
  • ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism
  • ASAM 13: The U.S. and Asia
  • ASAM 20/ELIT 24: Asian Pacific American Literature
  • ASAM 31: Introduction to Pacific Islander History and Culture (IMPACT AAPI)
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia (2 sections)
  • ASAM 41: Introduction to Korean Popular Culture

Winter 2021

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 30: Introduction to Filipinx American History and Culture
  • 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 2021

  • ASAM 1: Asian American Experiences: Past to Present (online)
  • ASAM 10: Contemporary Asian American Communities (online)
  • ASAM 20/ELIT 24: Asian Pacific American Literature
  • ASAM 21: Asian Americans Make Culture (IMPACT AAPI)
  • ASAM 40/ARTS 2G: Arts of Asia (online)
  • ASAM 42A/HIST 19A: History of Asian Civilization: China and Japan, to 19th Century
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