General Education Requirements

HPP: Hawaiʻi Pan-Pacific Fall 2011 through Current

Integrative Requirement, 3 credits

Students select one semester course designated “HPP.” 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.


Courses Currently Certified:

  • ANTH 357 Change in The Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ANTH 358 /JPST 358 Japanese Immigrants (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ANTH 385 Hawn & Pacific Prehistory (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • ANTH 435 /GEOG 435 /HIST 435 Russia Since Peter The Great (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ART 380 Art Of China (3) (effective Fall 2017)
  • ART 381 /JPST 381 Art of Japan (3) (effective Fall 2017)
  • ASTR 381 Cosmos and Culture (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • BIOL 156 /MARE 156 Nat Hist & Conservatn Hawn Isl (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • CHNS 101 Elementary Chinese I (4) (effective Fall 2016)
  • CHNS 102 Elementary Chinese II (4) (effective Fall 2016)
  • CHNS 201 Intermediate Chinese I (4) (effective Fall 2015)
  • 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) (Formerly offered as CHNS 250 prior to Fall 2017) (effective Fall 2014)
  • CHNS 360 Chinese Culture through Film (3) (Formerly offered as CHNS 260 prior to Fall 2017) (effective Fall 2014)
  • CHNS 381 Chns Cult thru Arch & Garden (3) (effective Fall 2014)
  • 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)
  • COM 359 Intercultural Communication (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • CS 135 Animation Programming (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • DRAM 243 /SOC 243 Drama of Hawaiʻi & the Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • DRAM 387 /COM 387 Performance Education (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • ED 442 Comm Sci in HI Island Schools (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • ENG 205 /WS 205 Hawaiʻi on Screen (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • ENG 323 The Literature of Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • ENG 430 /WS 431 Pacific Islands Literature (3) (effective Fall 2018)
  • FIL 330 Filipino Films (3) (effective Fall 2014)
  • FIL 431 Phils and the Malay World (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • GEOL 205 Geology Of Hawaiian Islands (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I (4) (effective Fall 2016)
  • HAW 102 Elem Hawaiian II (4) (effective Fall 2016)
  • HIST 280 Topics in Hawaiian History (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • HIST 284 History of Hawai'i (3) (effective Fall 2015)
  • HIST 314 /JPST 314 Hist of Jpn III: 20th Cent-Pre (3) (effective Fall 2014)
  • HIST 316 19th C. Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HIST 317 20th C. Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HIST 318 Hist China III: 20th Cent-Pres (3) (effective Fall 2014)
  • HIST 324 Militarization in the Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2016)
  • HIST 327 Environmental History--Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2016)
  • HIST 332 Hawaiian Kingdom (3) (effective Fall 2016)
  • HIST 390 Public History in Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2020)
  • HORT 481 Weed Science (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • HWST 111 Hawaiian ʻOhana (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HWST 175 /MUS 175 Intro Music Of Polynesia (3) (effective Fall 2013)
  • HWST 176 /MUS 176 Hist & Dev Of Hawn Music (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HWST 211 Hawaiian Ethnobotany (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • HWST 213 Hawaiian Ethnozoology (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • JPNS 280 /JPST 280 Introduction to Japan (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 361 / JPST 361 /WS 361 Girls and Women in Japan (3) (effective Fall 2017)
  • 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 2011)
  • JPNS 383 /JPST 383 /DRAM 383 Japanese Theatre & Performance (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • JPNS 384 /JPST 384 /WS 384 Gender & Japanese Performance (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 385 /JPST 385 (effective Fall 2011)
  • JPNS 422 /JPST 422 Japanese Teaching Practicum (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • JPNS 451 /JPST 451 Structure Of Japanese I (3) (effective Fall 2014)
  • KHAW 103 First Lvl Trans Hawn Immersion (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 104 First Lvl Partial Hawn Immers (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 108 Accel First Lvl Hawn Immersion (8) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 133 First Lvl Hawn for Speakers (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 203 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immers I (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 204 Second Lvl Univ Hawn Immers II (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 208 Accel Sec Lvl Univ Hawn Immers (8) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHAW 233 Second Level Hawn for Speakers (4) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KHWS 475 Na Mele Hula Kahiko (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • KHWS 496 Hawaiian Studies Seminar (3) (effective Fall 2013)
  • KPSY 341 Ulu Ke Keiki (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • KSOC 342 He 'Ohana Lanakila (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • LING 442 Languages in Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • MARE 140 Intro to Hawaiian Coral Reefs (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • MARE 140L Intro Hawaiian Coral Reefs Lab (1) (effective Fall 2011)
  • MARE 310 The Atoll Ecosystem (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • MGT 333 International Business Mgt (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • MUS 195 Contemporary Island Music (3) (effective Fall 2017)
  • NURS 350 Transcultural Care & Hlth Prom (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PACS 108 Pacific Worlds (3) (effective Fall 2021)
  • PHIL 101 Intro to Asian Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PHIL 301 Hist Of Chinese Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PHIL 302 Hist Of Buddhist Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PHIL 430 /JPST 430 Philosophy of Zen (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PHIL 435 Daoism (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PHYS 120 /GEOG 120 Weather & Climate Hawai'i (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • POLS 351 Politics Of China Through Film (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • POLS 353 Politics Of Japan (3) /JPST 353 Politics Of Japan (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • POLS 357 Politics of Pac Rim Thru Film (3) (effective Fall 2019)
  • POLS 457 U.S.-China Relations (3) (effective Fall 2019)
  • PSY 323 Community Psychology (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • PSY 461 Psychology and Cancer (3) (effective Fall 2019)
  • PSY 475 Asian American Psychology (3) (effective Fall 2011)
  • SOC 370 Political Economy of Hawaiʻi (3) (effective Fall 2016)
  • SOC 391 Internship (3–12) (effective Fall 2021)
  • SPAN 369 /WS 369 Lat&Glob Docum&Film:Crit Analy (3) (effective Fall 2021)

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

  • ANTH 389 Cultural Resource Management (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • AQUA 262 Intro Aquaculture (3) (effective Fall 2012 - Summer 2021)
  • ART 280 Aspects Of Asian Art (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • CHNS 200 Conversational CHNS Business (3) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • CHNS 202 Intermediate Chinese II (4) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • ECON 330 Hawaiian Economy (3) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • ECON 416 Asia-Pacific Econ Integration (3) (effective Fall 2012 - Summer 2020)
  • ENG 286A Intro to Fiction Writing (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 101 Elementary Filipino I (4) (effective Fall 2016 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 102 Elementary Filipino II (4) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 200 Inter Conversational Filipino (3) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 333 Filipinos in Hawaii (3) (effective Fall 2016 - Summer 2021)
  • FIL 354 /ANTH 354 Filipino Culture (3) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • GEOG 107 Hawai'i in the Pacific (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • GEOG 335 Geog Of Oceania (3) (effective Fall 2013 - Summer 2021)
  • HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • HAW 202 Inter Hawaiian II (4) (effective Fall 2018 - Summer 2021)
  • HIST 274 History of Hawaii (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2015)
  • JPNS 301 /JPST 301 Third-Year Japanese I (3) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • JPNS 302 /JPST 302 Third-Year Japanese II (3) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • JPNS 365 /JPST 365 /ENG 365 Japanese Lit in English (3) (effective Fall 2013 - Summer 2021)
  • KHAW 453 Hawn Phonetics & Phonol (3) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • KHWS 474 Hula Kahiko (3) (effective Fall 2014 - Summer 2021)
  • KOR 101 Elementary Korean I (4) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • KOR 102 Elementary Korean II (4) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)
  • LANG 200 /JPST 200 Intro to Jpns & Chns Studies (3) (effective Fall 2017 - Summer 2021)
  • NRES 196 Intro to Natural Resource Mgmt (3) (effective Fall 2012 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 300 History of Indian Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 343 Comparative Philosophy (3) (effective Fall 2016 - Summer 2021)
  • PHIL 450 /JPST 450 Mahayana Buddhist Phil (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • PHPP 525 Complementary Medicine (3) (effective Fall 2012 - Summer 2021)
  • SOC 414/JPST 414 Global Social Movements & Japan (3) (effective Fall 2016 - Summer 2021)
  • SOC 480 Practicum in Social Research (3) (effective Fall 2011 - Summer 2021)
  • SPAN 202 Interm Spanish II (4) (effective Fall 2015 - Summer 2021)