General Education Requirements

DA, DH, DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature 2018-Current

Diversification Requirement, 6 credits

These courses use the yearsinology of the visual, performing, or creative arts; or of the study of philosophy, language, communication, or religion; or of literary representations.


DA: Arts

Courses Currently Certified

  • ART 112 Introduction to Digital Media (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ART 121 FP Studio: Beg Drawing (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • DNCE 150 Intro To Dance (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 160 Ballet I (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 180 Jazz Dance I (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 190 Modern Dance I (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 260 Ballet II (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 280 Jazz Dance II (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 290 Modern Dance II (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 360 Ballet III (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DNCE 371 Choreography (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • DNCE 459 Topics in Dance (1–3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DNCE 460 Ballet IV (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • DRAM 221 Beginning Acting I (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 222 Beginning Acting II (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 280 Basic Stagecraft (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • DRAM 321 Styles Of Acting (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 322 Acting Shakespeare (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 330 Stage Management (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 421 Acting Troupe (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 430 Directing (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 490 Lyric Theatre (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ENG 286A Intro to Fiction Writing (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 286B Intro to Poetry Writing (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 318 /DRAM 318 Playwriting (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 340 /JPST 340 Japanese Composition (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • MUS 108 Fundamentals of Western Music (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 180 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018)
  • MUS 114 University Chorus (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 102 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018)
  • MUS 195 Contemporary Island Music (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • MUS 404 Kapili Choir (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • MUS 419 Music in Education (3) (effective Fall 2020)

Courses Previously Certified (Please see effective terms listed in parenthesis below)

  • DNCE 419 Dance In Education (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • DRAM 419 Drama in Education (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 106 Intro to Music Literature (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 160 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 109 Music & Pop Culture in America (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 163 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 110 Introduction to Jazz (3) (Formerly offered a MUS 165 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 240 Creative Apps of Music Tech (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 141 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 365 History of Western Music I (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 366 History Of Western Music II (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • MUS 400 Topics in Music (3) (Formerly offered as MUS 465 prior to Fall 2019) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)

DH: Humanities

Courses Currently Certified

  • ART 360 Renaissance and Baroque Art (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ART 374 Art of the 19th Century (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ART 380 Art Of China (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ART 381 /JPST 381 Art of Japan (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ART 392 History of Art and Technology (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 101 Elementary Chinese I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 102 Elementary Chinese II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 201 Intermediate Chinese I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 280 Introduction to CHNS Culture (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 320 CHNS Festivals & Food Culture (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 330 CH Culture via Classical Music (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 350 Chinese Folklore and Symbolism (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 360 Chinese Culture through Film (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 381 Chns Cult thru Arch & Garden (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • CHNS 385 Chinese Archaeology (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 387 CHNS Zen Temple Gardens in JPN (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 430 Cultural Exchange on Silk Road (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CHNS 440 Asian Architecture and Culture (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • DRAM 243 /SOC 243 Drama of Hawaiʻi & the Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ELI 201 Academic Oral Communication 2 (4) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ELI 203 Academic Reading Strategies 2 (4) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ELI 204 Rhetorical Writing Styles 2 (4) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ENG 285 /COM 285 Intro to News Writing & Report (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ENG 287 Introduction to Rhetoric (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 289 The Rhetoric of Food (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 314 Advanced Multimedia Journalism (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ENG 350 /LING 350 Second Lang Acquisition Theory (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ENG 388 Global Englishes (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ENG 484 ESL Materials & Methods (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • FIL 330 Filipino Films (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • FIL 431 Phils and the Malay World (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • HAW 102 Elem Hawaiian II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • HWST 175 /MUS 175 Intro Music Of Polynesia (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • HWST 176 /MUS 176 Hist & Dev Of Hawn Music (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • HWST 211 Hawaiian Ethnobotany (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • HWST 213 Hawaiian Ethnozoology (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 101 /JPST 101 Elementary Japanese I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 101S /JPST 101S Elementary Japanese I, Special (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 102 /JPST 102 Elementary Japanese II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 102S Elementary Japanese II Special (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 201 /JPST 201 Intermediate Japanese I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 202 /JPST 202 Intermediate Japanese II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 280 /JPST 280 Introduction to Japan (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 301 /JPST 301 Third-Year Japanese I (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 302 /JPST 302 Third-Year Japanese II (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 359 /JPST 359 Japanese in Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 361 /JPST 361 /WS 361 Girls and Women in Japan (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 370 /JPST 370 Lang, Cul & Identity of Japan (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 380 /JPST 380 Japanese Mythology in Film (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 382 /JPST 382 Gender & Disability in Manga (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 383 /JPST 383 /DRAM 383 Japanese Theatre & Performance (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 384 /JPST 384 /WS 384 Gender & Japanese Performance (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 422 /JPST 422 Japanese Teaching Practicum (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 451 /JPST 451 Structure Of Japanese I (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 103 First Lvl Trans Hawn Immersion (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 104 First Lvl Partial Hawn Immers (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 108 Accel First Lvl Hawn Immersion (8) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 133 First Lvl Hawn for Speakers (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 203 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immers I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 204 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immers II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 208 Accel Sec Lvl Univ Hawn Immers (8) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KHAW 233 Second Level Hawn for Speakers (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • KPSY 341 Ulu Ke Keiki (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • LING 102 Introduction to Linguistics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133A Elem Indig Lang: Systematic (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133B Elem Indig Langs: Navaho (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133C Elem Indig Langs: Chuukese (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133D Elem Indig Langs: Yupik (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133E Elem Indig Langs: Samoan (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 133F Elem Indig Langs: Other (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233A Inter Indig Langs: Systematic (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233B Inter Indig Langs: Navaho (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233C Inter Indig Langs: Chuukese (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233D Inter Indig Langs: Yupik (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233E Inter Indig Langs: Samoan (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • LING 233F Inter Indig Langs: Other (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • MUS 106 Intro to Music Literature (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • MUS 110 Introduction to Jazz (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • MUS 367 History of Pop Music (3) (effective Fall 2019)
  • PHIL 101 Intro to Asian Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 209 Reasoning (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 213 History of Modern Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 220 Social Ethics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 270 /WS 270 Love and Sex (3) (Formerly offered as PHIL 180 prior to Fall 2018) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 300 History of Indian Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 301 Hist Of Chinese Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 302 Hist Of Buddhist Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 304 /WS 304 Ethics & Culture Diversity (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 310 Metaphysics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 313 19th Century Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 315 Ethical Theory (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 320 Social & Political Phil (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 323 Professional Ethics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 325 Philosophy Of Law (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 327 Bioethics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 329 Environmental Ethics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 330 Philosophy of Art (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 340 Philosophy Of Religion (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 355 /KES 355 Philosophy of Sport (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 360 Existentialism (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 370 Indigenous&American Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 375 /WS 375 Feminist Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 430 /JPST 430 Philosophy of Zen (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • PHIL 435 Daoism (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • SPAN 202 Interm Spanish II (4) (effective Fall 2018)
  • SPAN 369 /WS 369 Lat&Glob Docum&Film:Crit Analy (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • WS 359 /MUS 359 Music and Activism (3) (effective Fall 2018)

Courses Previously Certified (Please see effective terms listed in parenthesis below)

  • ART 101 Intro To Visual Arts (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • CHNS 107 Accelerated Elementary Chinese (8) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • CHNS 200 Conversational CHNS Business (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • CHNS 202 Intermediate Chinese II (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • COM 100 Human Comm in Diverse Society (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • DRAM 101 Introduction to Theatre (3) (Formerly DRAM 271 Prior to Fall 2018) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2020)
  • ENG 205 /WS 205 Hawaiʻi on Screen (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 101 Elementary Filipino I (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 102 Elementary Filipino II (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 200 Inter Conversational Filipino (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • FR 101 Elementary French I (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • FR 102 Elementary French II (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • HAW 202 Inter Hawaiian II (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • JPNS 107 /JPST 107 Accelerated Element Japanese (8) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • JPNS 385 /JPST 385 /WS 385 Women & Health (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • LANG 200 /JPST 200 Intro to Jpns & Chns Studies (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • LING 412 Discourse Analysis (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 230 Belief, Knowledge & Truth (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 343 Comparative Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 381 Philosophy Of Wittgenstein (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 390 History & Phil of Science (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 393 /WS 393 Normality, Abnormality & Soc (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 450 /JPST 450 Mahayana Buddhist Phil (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • SPAN 368 /WS 368 Latin American Women's Lit (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)

DL: Literature

Courses Currently Certified

  • DRAM 390 Survey Of Drama Literature (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • DRAM 483 /ENG 483 Modern/Contemporary Drama (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ENG 200B Intro to Lit Genres: Drama (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 200C Intro to Lit Genres: Poetry (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 200D Intro Lit Genres: Popular Fict (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 200E /WS 200E Lit Genres: Myth/Folklore (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 200F Intro to Lit Genres: Autobiogr (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 201 /WS 201 Global Cinema (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 202 /WS 202 Literature of Human Rights (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 204 /WS 204 Intr Race/Gender Film Studies (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 205 /WS 205 Hawaiʻi on Screen (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ENG 206 /WS 206 Intro to Popular Culture (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 257 /WS 257 Multicultural Literature (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 275 Literature of the Earth (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 323 The Literature of Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 345 Children & Literature (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 355 /WS 355 Women in Modern Lit & Film (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 423 /WS 423 Post-Colonial Literature (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 430 /WS 431 Pacific Islands Literature (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • ENG 448 /WS 448 Graphic Novels & Comics (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 365 /JPST 365 /ENG 365 Japanese Lit in English (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • JPNS 425 /JPST 425 Translation Workshop (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 211 History of Ancient Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2018)

Courses Previously Certified (Please see effective terms listed in parenthesis below)

  • ENG 200A Lit Genres: Short Story/Novel (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • ENG 253 World Lit: Class-17th Century (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2020)
  • ENG 254 World Lit: 17th Cent-Present (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2020)
  • ENG 290 Literature and Medicine (3) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)