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The Philippine Studies Minor seeks to train and educate students to:
- Understand the formation of Filipino history, culture, and society in the Philippines, the United States, and globally;
- Develop an empathy for the values, behaviors, ehtics, and perspectives of Filipinos;
Be able to identify and discuss social, political, economic, business, psychological, and environmental issues relevant to the Philippines and the Filipino diaspora;
- Obtain basic, intermediate, and advanced Filipino/Tagalog language proficiencies;
- Appreciate the literary, linguistic, philosophical, religious, and artistic contributions of Filipinos to the United States, Asia, and the world; and
- Apply knowledge for activism, advocacy, and social justice in the Philippines, the United States, the Asia Pacific, and the world.