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Old Dominion University

2014-2015 Catalog

FAST - Filipino-American Studies

FILIPINO-AMERICAN STUDIES Courses

FAST 345. Philippine Society & Culture. 3 Credits.

This course examines the social forces that shape the Philippines and their impact on the country’s social, cultural, economic and political development. Prerequisites: SOC 201S or permission of the instructor.

FAST 346. The Filipino American Community. 3 Credits.

The course examines the histories, lived experiences, cultures, identities, and contributions of Filipino Americans. Using multiple theoretical perspectives it explores the intersection of class, race/ethnicity, gender, and specific immigration circumstances and historical background that are paramount in the community. Prerequisites: SOC 201S or permission of the instructor.

FAST 395. Topics in Filipino American Studies. 3 Credits.

A study of selected topics designed for non-majors, or for elective credit within a major. These courses will appear in the course schedule booklet, and will be more fully described in a booklet distributed to all academic advisors. Prerequisite: appropriate survey or introductory course or permission of the instructor.

FAST 396. Topics in Filipino American Studies. 3 Credits.

A study of selected topics designed for non-majors, or for elective credit within a major. These courses will appear in the course schedule booklet, and will be more fully described in a booklet distributed to all academic advisors. Prerequisite: appropriate survey or introductory course or permission of the instructor.