Asian American Studies Capstone Project

The BA in Asian American Studies program is a capstone programs of study within the Social Sciences Division of UCLA's College of Letters and Science:

Students may fulfill AASD's Undergraduate capstone requirement by one of the following two options:

  • ASIA AM 185 (community-based applied research project);
  • ASIA AM 186 (formerly numbered 187)
    (research seminar culminating in independent scholarly or creative-expression project)

For information on the Asian American Studies major, please click here.

Past Capstone Project Examples:

Winter 2014

AAS 185: TOD Impacts on Businesses in Four Asian American Neighborhoods: 


Spring 2014

Impact of Big Businesses in Chinatown: walmart_starbucks_final08011.pdf


Spring 2015

Asian American Enclaves and Community Institutions / Sawtelle Japantown Association: