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GS. Social Science Requirement Fall 2017 and thereafter

6 semester hours.

Students select one semester course in one area and a second semester course in a different area. These courses use the terminology of theories, structures, or processes in the social or psychological sciences and engage students in the systematic study of human behavior, both social and individual.

These courses are certified as meeting the Social Sciences requirement effective Fall 2011 and thereafter, including 2017-18. Students using the 2017-18 catalog who wish to apply to the Social Sciences requirement courses not listed on this page must submit a Request for Modification of Academic Requirement form.

Select two (in different areas):

  • ANTH 110 Archaeology
  • ANTH 205 Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 215 Human Evolution
  • ANTH 150 Humankind Emerging
  • ANTH 320/WS 320 Cross-Cultural Study of Women
  • ANTH 324/WS 324 Culture, Sex & Gender
  • ANTH 372 Culture through Film
  • ANTH 385 Hawaiian & Pacific Prehistory
  • ANTH 389 Cultural Resource Management
  • BUS 100 Introduction to Business
  • COM 270 Introduction to Theories of Human Communication
  • ECON 100 Introduction to Economics
  • ECON 130 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON 131 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 340 Money & Banking
  • ECON 416 Asian-Pacific Economic Integration
  • ED 210 Introduction to Teaching
  • FIL 333 Filipinos in HawaiÊ»i
  • FIN 220 Personal Finance
  • GEOG 102 Geography of World Cultural Regions
  • GEOG 103 Geography & Contemporary Society
  • GEOG 107 HawaiÊ»i in the Pacific
  • GEOG 312 Food and Societies
  • GEOG 430/WS 430 Gender, Place and Environment
  • HIST 151 World History: To 1500
  • HIST 152 World History: From 1500
  • HIST274 [Course Not Found] History of HawaiÊ»i
  • HIST 316 Pacific History I: To 1900
  • HIST 317 Pacific History II: From 1900
  • HIST 324 Militarization in the Pacific
  • HIST 327 Environmental History- Pacific
  • HIST 332 Hawaiian Kingdom
  • HWST 111 Hawaiian Ê»Ohana
  • JPST 353 Politics of Japan
  • JPST 361 Feminism in Japan
  • LING 432 Critical Applied Linguistics
  • MGT 333 International Business Management
  • NURS 350 Transcultural Care & Health Promotion
  • NURS 457 Collaborative Health Care, Leadership
  • POLS 101 American Politics: National
  • POLS 101G American Politics: National Citizenship
  • POLS 201 Introduction to Political Theory
  • POLS 220 Introduction to Legal Systems
  • POLS 242 Introduction to World Politics
  • POLS 251 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 280 Methods of Research
  • POLS 304 Liberalism and Globalism
  • POLS 331 Presidency & Congress
  • POLS 334 Political Behavior, Campaigns & Elections
  • POLS 342 International Law
  • POLS 343 Int'l Conflict Management
  • POLS 346 International Organizations
  • POLS 351 Politics of China
  • POLS 353 Politics of Japan
  • POLS 360 Public Administration
  • POLS 391 Internship
  • POLS 348 International
  • POLS 433 Politics, Media & Public Opinion
  • POLS 481 Government Internship
  • PSY 100 Survey of Psychology
  • PSY 323 Community Psychology
  • PSY 445 Practicum in Psychology
  • PSY 475 Asian American Psychology
  • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology
  • SOC 240 Social Psychology
  • SOC 260 Social Problems
  • SOC 280 Statistical Reasoning
  • SOC 280L Lab in Statistical Reasoning
  • SOC 363/WS 363 Globalization, Gender, Fashion
  • SOC 408 Island Feminism
  • SOC 414 Global Social Movements & Japan
  • SOC 420 Seminar in Social Institutions
  • SOC 480 Practicum in Social Research
  • WS 151 Introduction to Women’s Studies
  • WS 352 Gender and Sexuality [first appearance in Fall 2012 catalog]
  • WS 357 Women & Religion
  • WS 358 Women in Christianity