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General Education Requirements

HPP. Hawaiʻi Pan-Pacific Requirement Fall 2016 and thereafter

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One 3-credit course.

Students select one semester course designated ÔÇťHPP.ÔÇŁ These courses investigate major aspects of the culture, language, economy, history, or natural environment of Hawaiʻi or of another indigenous culture or nation or region of the Pan-Pacific region (Oceania, Asia, the west coast of the Americas). Courses foster critical understanding of different cultural perspectives, values, and world-views and the ability to acquire additional knowledge about these.

These courses are certified as meeting the Hawai╩╗i Pan-Pacific requirement effective Fall 2011 and thereafter, including 2016-17. Students using the 2016-17 catalog who wish to apply to the Hawai╩╗i Pan-Pacific requirement courses not listed on this page must submit a Request for Modification of Academic Requirement form.

Select one:

  • ANTH 385 Hawaiian & Pacific Prehistory
  • ANTH 389 Cultural Resource Management
  • AQUA 262 Introduction to Aquaculture
  • ART 280 Aspects of Asian Art
  • ART 380 Art of China
  • ART 381 Art of Japan
  • BIOL 156 Natural History & Conservation Hawaiian Islands
  • CHNS 101 Elementary Chinese I
  • CHNS 102 Elementary Chinese II
  • CHNS 200 Conversational Chinese for Business
  • CHNS 201 Intermediate Chinese I
  • CHNS 202 Intermediate Chinese II
  • CHNS 250 Chinese Folklore and Symbolism
  • CHNS 260 Chinese History and Culture through Film
  • CHNS 381 Chinese Culture through Architecture and Gardens
  • CS 135 Animation Programming
  • DRAM 383 Japanese Theatre & Performance
  • ECON 330 Hawaiian Economy
  • ECON 416 Asia-Pacific Economic Integration
  • ENG 205 Hawai╩╗i on Screen
  • ENG 286A Intro to Fiction Writing
  • ENG 323 The Literature of Hawai╩╗i
  • ENG 365 Japanese Literature in English
  • ENG 430 Pacific Islands Literature
  • FIL 101 Elementary Filipino I
  • FIL 102 Elementary Filipino II
  • FIL 200 Intermediate Conversational Filipino
  • FIL 330 Filipino Films
  • FIL 333 Filipinos in Hawaiʻi
  • FIL 354 Filipino Culture
  • GEOG 107 Hawai╩╗i in the Pacific
  • GEOG 120/PHYS 120 Weather & Climate of Hawai╩╗i
  • GEOG 335 Geography of Oceania
  • GEOL 205 Geology of Hawaiian Isle
  • HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I
  • HAW 102 Elementary Hawaiian II
  • HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I
  • HAW 202 Intermediate Hawaiian II
  • HIST 284 History of Hawai╩╗i
  • HIST 316 Pacific History I: To 1900
  • HIST 317 Pacific History II: From 1900
  • HIST 318 History of China III: 20th Century-Present
  • HIST 324 Militarization in the Pacific
  • HIST 327 Environmental History - Pacific
  • HIST 332 Hawaiian Kingdom
  • HWST 111 Hawaiian ‘Ohana
  • HWST 175 Introduction to the Music of Polynesia
  • HWST 176 History & Development of Hawaiian Music
  • HWST 211 Hawaiian Ethnobotany
  • HWST 213 Hawaiian Ethnozoology
  • HWST 474 Hula Kahiko
  • HWST 496 Hawaiian Studies Seminar
  • JPNS 301/JPST 301 Third-Year Japanese I
  • JPNS 302/JPST 302 Third-Year Japanese II
  • JPST 314 History of Japan III: 20th Century - Present
  • JPST 353 Politics of Japan
  • JPNS 361 Feminism in Japan
  • JPST 365/JPNS 365 Japanese Literature in English
  • JPST 382/JPNS 382 Gender & Min Japanese Comics
  • JPST 383/JPNS 383 Japanese Theatre & Performance
  • JPST 385/JPNS 385 Postwar Japan thru Film/Literature
  • JPST 430 Philosophy of Zen
  • JPST 450 Mahayana Buddhist Philosophy
  • JPNS 451/JPST 451 Structure of Japanese I
  • KHAW 103 First Lvl Trans Hawn Immersion
  • KHAW 104 First Lvl Partial Hawn Immersion
  • KHAW 108/HAW 108 Accel First Level Hawn Immers (Title changed eff Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 133 First Lvl Hawn for Speakers
  • KHAW 203 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immersion I
  • KHAW 204 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immers II
  • KHAW 208/HAW 208 Accel Second Level Hawn Immers (Title changed eff Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 233 Second Level Hawn for Speakers
  • KOR 101 Elementary Korean I
  • KOR 102 Elementary Korean II
  • LANG/JPST 200 Intro to Japanese and Chinese Studies
  • LING 442 Languages in Hawai╩╗i
  • MARE 140/140L Introductory Hawaiian Coral Reefs w/Lab
  • MARE 140 Introduction to Hawaiian Coral Reefs
  • MARE 156 Natural History and Conservation of the Hawaiian Islands
  • MARE 310 The Atoll Ecosystem
  • MGT 333 International Business Management
  • MUS 175 Introduction to the Music of Polynesia
  • MUS 176 History & Development of Hawaiian Music
  • MUS 195 Contemporary Island Music
  • NRES 196 Introduction to Natural Resource Management
  • NURS 350 Transcultural Care & Health Promotion
  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Eastern Philosophy
  • PHIL 300 History of Indian Philosophy
  • PHIL 301 History of Chinese Philosophy
  • PHIL 302 History of Buddhist Philosophy
  • PHIL 343 Comparative Philosophy
  • PHIL 430 Philosophy of Zen
  • PHIL 435 Philosophy of Tao
  • PHIL 450 Mahayana Buddhist Philosophy
  • PHPP 525 Complementary Medicine
  • POLS 351 Politics of China
  • POLS 353 Politics of Japan
  • PSY 323 Community Psychology
  • PSY 475 Asian American Psychology
  • SOC 370 Political Economy of Hawaiʻi
  • SOC 414 Global Social Movements & Japan
  • SOC 480 Practicum in Social Research
  • SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II