Asia-Pacific-US Economic Relations Certificate

The certificate in Asia Pacific- US Economic Relations provides non-economic majors with knowledge of Asia Pacific economies and their relations with the US in order to introduce students to the job markets and entrepreneurial opportunities in Asia Pacific countries.

Students in the following departments and programs might be interested in obtaining this certificate: business administration, political sciences, sociology, geography, agricultural economics, natural resource management, Hawaiian studies, and international students, especially those from the Asia-Pacific region.

Requirements (24 credits including Pre-Certificate Core):

  • Pre-Certificate Core (6):
    • ECON 130 Intro To Microeconomics (3) and ECON 131 Intro To Macroeconomics (3), or,
    • ECON 100 Intro To Economics (3) and ECON 130 Intro To Microeconomics (3) (with consent of department chair)
  • Certificate Core (18):
    • Select at least two from (6):
      • ECON 310 Economic Development (3)
      • ECON 360 International Trade & Welfare (3)
      • ECON 361 International Finance (3)
      • ECON 380 Natural Resource Env Eco (3)
      • ECON 430 Quantitative Forecasting (3)
    • Select at least one from (3):
      • ECON 330 Hawaiian Economy (3)
      • ECON 415 SE Asia-China Econ Relations (3)
      • ECON 416 Asia-Pacific Econ Integration (3)
    • Select at least one from (3):
      • Accounting: ACC 350 Intermediate Acc I (3), ACC 354 Business Software (3)
      • Finance: FIN 320 Prin Bus Finance (3)
      • Management: MGT 333 International Business Mgt (3)
      • Marketing: MKT 311 Marketing Management (3), MKT 333 International Marketing (3)
      • Tourism: TOUR 340 Interntl Travel & Tourism Plcy (3)