Pacific Islands Studies Certificate Requirements

Requirements (21 credits):

  1. Required Courses (12):
    • ANTH 300 Cultures of Oceania (3) or ANTH 357 Change in The Pacific (3)
    • GEOG 335 Geog Of Oceania (3)
    • HIST 316 Pacific History I: To 1900 (3) or HIST 317 Pacific History II: From 1900 (3)
    • ANTH/GEOG 435 Senior Seminar Pacific Studies (3) or HIST 415 Senior Seminar Pacific Studies (3)
  2. Elective Courses from (9):
    • GEOG/ANTH 295 Pacific: Brown Bag Seminar Ser (1)
    • HWST 175 Intro Music Of Polynesia (3)
    • ANTH 300 Cultures of Oceania (3) 1
    • ANTH 357 Change in The Pacific (3) 1
    • ANTH 385 Hawn & Pacific Prehistory (3)
    • ANTH 447 Marine Anth:Fishers in Oceania (3)
    • GEOG 107 Hawaii in the Pacific (3)
    • GEOG/ENSC 436 Environ Politics in Pacific (3)
    • GEOG 331 Tourism Geographies (3)
    • HIST 316 Pacific History I: To 1900 (3) 1
    • HIST 317 Pacific History II: From 1900 (3) 1
    • HIST 324 Militarization in the Pacific (3)
    • HIST 327 Environmental History--Pacific (3)
    • HIST 411 Family & Gender in Oceania (3)
    • HIST 481 Land & Sovereignty in Pacific (3)
    • MARE 310 The Atoll Ecosystem (3)
    • MARE 410 Marine Debris in the Pacific (3)
    • SOC/WS 408 Island Feminism (3)

1 If not used as a required course.

Notes

  1. Students may take other courses or internships with Pacific content, subject to the approval of the Pacific Islands Studies faculty.
  2. Students may take discipline-based directed study from a participating Pacific Islands Studies faculty member. Discipline-based courses relating to Pacific Islands topics allow students to focus research papers on the Pacific and may be approved for credit toward the certificate by a vote of participating faculty.
  3. Other appropriate courses may be included from time to time.