Asian American Studies


Welcome! Asian American Studies (AAS) Department, the largest of five departments/unit in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, was created as a result of the 1968 Black Student Union/Third World Liberation Front Student Strike. Read more

AAS Department Chair–Grace J. Yoo, PhD
AAS MA Program Coordinator–Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, PhD
AAS Administrative Analyst/Specialist–Becky Mou


We are the largest AAS department in the country with a world-renowned roster of successful individuals who serve students, the academic community, and most important, our Asian American communities.

bulletTenured / Tenure-track Faculty


bulletAdjunct & Emeritus Faculty


Learn more about the 3 programs of study available.

bulletMaster of Arts degree in AAS

bulletBaccalaureate major in AAS

bulletMinor in AAS


We have over 50 undergraduate and graduate courses. Find a course that suits you!

bulletBA Courses

bulletMA Courses

bulletGE & Other Requirements

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