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Summer 2018 Course Descriptions

Registration for Summer Session 2018 begins on April 9, 2018 at 8:00AM HST

Please view the Class Availability page for complete course details.

Updated February 15, 2018

Course Descriptions by Subject


Animal Science (ANSC)

ANSC 141, Intro to Animal Science, 3 credits Introductory material related to animal science and livestock production including topics such as terms, body parts, wholesale cuts, breeds, digestion, feeding, reproduction, industry, and livestock breeding.

ANSC 185, Intro to Companion Animals, 3 credits Introductions of common breeds of the dog and cat, proper physical examination, proper care and nutrition.

Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 205, Cultural Anthropology, 3 credits The course will provide you with a multicultural perspective on the world, and deepen your understanding from a global perspective by highlighting cultural and gender diversity, kinship patterns, and economic and political systems.

ANTH 320, Cross-Cultural Study of Women, 3 credits Comparative analysis of women's roles and women's lives in different societies. Topics include women's status, life stages, gender roles, images of women and power. (Same as WS 320)

ANTH 347, Pidgins and Creoles, 3 credits A study of the world's pidgins and creoles; the origin and nature of pidgins and creoles; the relationship of Hawaiian Creole English to other Creoles in the world; the link between the developments of a Creole and language acquisition. Recommended: LING 102 or LING 121. (Same as ENG 347, LING 347) (Attributes: GAHP)

ANTH 354, Filipino Culture, 3 credits Introduction to peoples and cultures of the Philippines. Topics include cultural origins, linguistics and cultural diversity, values, social structure, and overseas Filipino adaptations. (Attributes: GAHP) (Same as FIL 354)

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Astronomy (ASTR)

ASTR 110, General Astronomy, 3 credits A survey of modern astronomy intended for non-science majors; the structure and evolution of the solar system, stars, stellar systems, and the Universe. If students desire to take ASTR 110, 180, and 181, they may receive credit for ASTR 110 only if it is taken prior to taking ASTR 180 and ASTR 181.

ASTR 275, Akamai Internship, 3 credits Uses data collection and analysis techniques to articulate foundational principles behind Hawaii observatory operations and remote-sensing based technologies. Create and communicate engineering solutions to Hawaii observatory and tech industry use cases. Includes laboratory exercises and inquiries to build teamwork, presentation skills and practical experiences of the technical workplace. Utilizes technologies and analysis techniques relevant to the Hawaii high-tech industry. Summers only. Pre: Instructor Consent, Repeatable up to 9 credits. (Attributes: ALEX)

ASTR 385, Software Systems for Astronomy, 3 credits The course provides basic instruction in the design and implementation of software for telescope control systems, instrument control systems (cameras and spectrographs); as well as the web-based tools used to plan observations. The course also covers the analysis and archiving of astronomical data. Students learn about existing software tools and packages, develop their own software tools, and analyze datasets from today's leading observatories. The course is open to both astronomy students with a strong interest in computer science, and to computer science students with a strong interest in astronomy. Pre: ASTR 110 or ASTR 180; CS 150 or instructor approval.

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Biology (BIOL)

BIOL 101, General Biology, 3 credits A one-semester introductory biology course for non-majors.

BIOL 171, Introductory Biology I, 3 credits Principles of cell structure, replication, and metabolism. Classical and molecular genetics, and evolution. Biodiversity of prokaryotes, viruses, fungi, and plants. Plant structure and function. Biology 171 and 172 are offered both semesters, and students may enroll in either (but not both) during the fall or spring semester. (Previously offered as BIOL 175)

BIOL 171L, Introductory Biology I Lab, 1 credit Laboratory for Introductory Biology I. Laboratory exercises covering cell structure, replication, and metabolism; classical and molecular genetics; evolution; and biodiversity of prokaryotes, viruses, fungi, and plants. (Previously offered as BIOL 175L)

BIOL 172, Introductory Biology II, 3 credits Biodiversity of animal-like protistans, invertebrates, and vertebrates. Animal tissues, sensory reception and integration, endocrine systems, support and movement, circulation and immunity, gas exchange, digestion, kidney function, reproduction and development. Population and community ecology, energy flow and biogeochemical cycles. BIOL 171 and 172 are each taught both semesters, and students may enroll in either (but not both) during either fall or spring semester. (Previously offered as BIOL 176)

BIOL 172L, Introductory Biology II Lab, 1 credit Please contact the department or division office for more information about this course.

BIOL 243, Human Anatomy & Physiology I, 3 credits Basic structure and function of human tissue and organ systems, including skeletal, integumentary, muscular, respiratory, circulatory, and immune systems.

BIOL 244, Human Anatomy & Physiology II, 3 credits Basic structure and function of human tissue and organ systems, including digestive, urinary, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Pre: BIOL 243 or equivalent, or instructor's consent.

BIOL 270, Intermediate Cell & Molecular Biology, 3 credits Integrated cell and molecular biology for the science majors. Modern advances in recombinant DNA technology. Pre: BIOL 171, BIOL 172, and CHEM 162 or instructor's consent. Recommended: CHEM 242 which may be taken concurrently.

BIOL 270L, Intermediate Cell & Molecular Biology Lab, 1 credit Laboratory exercises in cell and molecular biology with an emphasis on the use of modern methods of DNA analysis. Pre: BIOL 171-171L, BIOL 172-172L, CHEM 162L and BIOL 270 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor's consent. Recommended: CHEM 242L which may be taken concurrently.

BIOL 275, Fundamental Microbiology, 3 credits A survey or microbiology with emphasis on bacteria, viruses, infectious diseases and their control. Pre: one semester of college chemistry. Recommended: at least one semester of BIOL 101, BIOL 175 , or BIOL 176. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

BIOL 275L, Microbiology Lab, 1 credit A survey or microbiology with emphasis on bacteria, viruses, infectious diseases and their control. Pre: one semester of college chemistry. Recommended: at least one semester of BIOL 101, BIOL 175, or BIOL 176. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

BIOL 410, Biochemistry, 3 credits Basic compositions and functions of biological matter, metabolic interconversions and transformations; the bioenergetics involved and the levels of control over these processes. Pre: BIOL 270 and CHEM 242.

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Business (BUS)

BUS 100, Intro to Business, 3 credits A study of business functions, methods of business operation, types of business ownership, and the role of business organizations in contemporary society.

BUS 394, Special Topic: Designing Your Life, 3 credits Designing Your Life is an opportunity to learn how designers approach problems in business and industry and then apply those same skills to your life. Observe, analyze, reframe, explore options, test, and refine what matters to you most so that you can shape your prototype‚ÄĒyour career and life‚ÄĒinto an experience that brings satisfaction and meaning. This will be a hands-on class, so be prepared to explore, have fun, and create opportunities.

This course is based on an extremely popular and successful course at Stanford University that has been developed over 15 years, tested on more than 1,200 students, and is consistently rated by students as one of the most useful courses that they have taken. You can watch a three-minute video overview for more information. Note: This UH Hilo version of the course has been supplemented with additional material from other sources to enrich your learning experience.

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Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 141, Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, 3 credits Brief introduction to organic chemistry and selected topics in biochemistry.

CHEM 151, Elementary Survey of Chemistry, 3 credits Introduction to basic chemical principles. Pre: competence in high school algebra as demonstrated by (a) the math placement test or (b) the first 20 questions of the ACS chemistry placement exam. (Both exams are offered at UH Hilo). Previously offered as CHEM 114

CHEM 151L, Elementary Survey of Chemistry Lab, 1 credit Introduction to basic chemical laboratory principles and techniques. Pre: concurrent registration in CHEM 151 required. Previously offered as CHEM 114L

CHEM 161, General Chemistry I, 3 credits A mathematically rigorous introduction to chemistry designed for majors in the natural sciences. Topics covered include measurement and problem solving, structure of atoms, molecules, and compounds; chemical equations, chemical quantities and aqueous reactions; behavior of gases; thermochemistry; quantum-mechanical model of the atom; periodic property of the elements; chemical bonding. Pre: Passing score on the chemistry placement exam. Previously Offered as CHEM 124.

CHEM 161L, General Chemistry I Lab, 1 credit Experiments illustrating the fundamental principles and techniques of chemistry. Pre: concurrent enrollment in CHEM 161 or prior credit for CHEM 161. Previously offered as CHEM 124L

CHEM 162, General Chemistry II, 3 credits A mathematically rigorous continuation of CHEM 161. Topics covered include liquids, solids and intermolecular forces; properties of solutions; chemical kinetics and equilibrium; acids and bases; aqueous ionic equilibrium; free energy and thermodynamics; electrochemistry. Pre: a grade of "C" (not "C-") or better in CHEM 161. Previously offered as CHEM 125

CHEM 162L, General Chemistry II Lab, 1 credit Experiments illustrating the fundamental principles and techniques of chemistry. Pre: concurrent enrollment in CHEM 162 or prior credit in CHEM 162. Previously offered as CHEM 125L

CHEM 241, Organic Chemistry I, 3 credits The study of carbon compounds. Topics include molecular structure, stereochemistry, molecular spectroscopy, reactions and methods of preparation of principal classes of organic compounds. Reaction mechanisms. Pre: CHEM 162 and CHEM 162L or instructor's consent.

CHEM 241L, Organic Chemistry I Lab, 1 credit Techniques of organic chemistry, including synthesis and qualitative analysis. Applications include spectroscopy and chromatography. Pre: CHEM 241 which may be taken concurrently.

CHEM 242, Organic Chemistry II, 3 credits The study of carbon compounds. Topics include molecular structure, stereochemistry, molecular spectroscopy, reactions and methods of preparation of principal classes of organic compounds. Reaction mechanisms. Pre: CHEM 241 and CHEM 241L or instructor's consent.

CHEM 242L, Organic Chemistry II Lab, 1 credit Techniques of organic chemistry, including synthesis and qualitative analysis. Applications include spectroscopy and chromatography. Pre: CHEM 242 which may be taken concurrently.

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Chinese (CHNS)

CHNS 101, Elementary Chinese I, 4 credits Development of listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. Structural points introduced inductively. Laboratory drill. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

CHNS 102, Elementary Chinese II, 4 credits Development of listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. Structural points introduced inductively. Laboratory drill. Pre: CHNS 101 or equivalent. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

CHNS 320, CHNS Festivals & Food Culture, 3 credits This course discusses traditional Chinese festivals and food as important aspects of Chinese culture. It investigates the most important festivals and related customs, what food people cook and eat during the festivals, and why. It also explores popular styles of cooking in different areas and how they have shaped the diversity of Chinese people. Students will interact with local Chinese restaurants or families for the cultural tradition of Chinese cuisine.

CHNS 350, Chinese Folklore & Symbolism, 3 credits This course explores ancient Chinese folktales and symbolism that are significantly connected with Chinese cultural tradition, social life and customs, as well as distinctive aesthetics. Interesting and important stories are selected from mythology, legends, and fables, covering various themes such as the creation of the universe, enlightenment of virtues and ethics, philosophy of life, tragedies and praises for loyal love, as well as women heroes. Moreover, auspicious symbols in Chinese life are discussed in their historical and cultural context and with regard to their impact on Chinese society, customs, and aesthetics. (Attributes: HPP)

CHNS 360, Chinese Culture through Film, 3 credits This course introduces Chinese culture, history, society, peoples, customs and major civilizations through a selection of films produced both in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and in the West. The films serve as an overview of Chinese history from ancient to modern times and a reflection of many aspects of Chinese culture. Each film is featured in class, showing the most important portions of it, to be followed by an open discussion. Students are asked to write a short comment on each film to be discussed. Knowledge of Chinese language is not needed.

CHNS 381, CHNS Cult thru Arch & Garden, 3 credits This course introduces Chinese architecture and gardens as an important part of traditional Chinese culture. It emphasizes distinctive cultural implications in the architecture and its decorative arts, especially symbolism of architectural design (such as layout, size, form, elements, color). It also explores the artistic theories and cultural factors in the craft of imperial and private gardens. (Attributes: HPP)

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Communication (COM)

COM 251, Public Speaking, 3 credits Analysis, preparation and delivery of speeches. Emphasis on content, organization and style.

COM 270, Intro to Theories of Human Communication, 3 credits Examination of the theoretical foundations of the human communication discipline. Coverage of traditional and contemporary theories in such areas as interpersonal, small group, organizational, intercultural, public and mass communication.

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Computer Science (CS)

CS 132, Intro to Health Informatics, 3 credits This introductory course will cover a broad range of topics relating to the area of health informatics and health care technology with a focus on standard and current software tools.

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Economics (ECON)

ECON 340, Money & Banking, 3 credits Relation of monetary system to price level, employment and income; nature and functions of money and banking; role of money in international trade and inflation. Pre: ECON 131.

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Education (ED)

ED 210, Introduction to Teaching, 3 credits This course is an introduction to education with an emphasis on the following topics: the teaching profession, the analysis of reasons for entering teaching and factors that influence these reasons; the characteristics of the present teaching force; complexities of teaching; the current trends and issues in education; and the role of the school within the community. Student will be provided an opportunity for voluntary field experience totaling 10 hours. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

ED 310, Foundations of Education, 3 credits Introduction to the practice of thinking and the development of intelligence within the complexities of a diverse and transforming society. Historic aspects of education are explored along with philosophical and political movements so students understand education's potential. Critical thinking skills are developed to help students think seriously about education as a potential career. Must be taken for grade. Pre: GPA of 2.5 and junior standing, or instructor's consent.

ED 314, Educational Technology, 3 credits Introduction to the theory and application of multimedia educational technology principles in 21st century learning environments. Course is contextualized in project-based and place-based learning. Special emphasis on Hawaiian and Pan Pacific history and culture. Must be taken for a grade. Pre: CS 101 or equivalent, junior standing or instructor's consent. (Attributes: GAHP)

ED 350, Developmental Concepts of Learning, 3 credits Theories of development focusing on the integration of physical, social, emotional and cognitive development during the school-aged years, children (grades K-6) and adolescents (grades 7-12). Systematic observation and analysis of behavior of school-aged children at home, in the community and at school. Must be taken for grade. Pre: GPA of 2.5 and junior standing or instructor's consent.

ED 394, Innovating Native Hawaiian Ed, 3 credits This course examines the current state of Native Hawaiian education and the integration of STEAM, Place-Based Learning, and Design Thinking frameworks within the contexts of Indigenous focused curricula. Through a partnership with Kamehameha Schools' Halau Kupukupu Summer Innovations Academy, this hands-on course is an opportunity for present and future educators to learn about current innovative pedagogical frameworks and strategies within the context of Hwaii's host culture through observation and application in the Halau Kupukupu classroom.

ED 608A, Action Research I, 3 credits Systematic study of the purposes of educational research, evaluation and use of research, and introduction of research design principles with emphasis on classroom applications. Pre: acceptance into the M.Ed. program or consent of instructor.

ED 608B Action Research II, 3 credits Advanced academic study and writing processes for analyzing and evaluating current educational research articles. A synthesis and application of research skills which culminates in an original research proposal. Pre: ED 608A or instructor's consent

ED 640, Learner Development, 2 credits Introduction to theories of learner development, including cognitive, linguistic, emotional, personality, and moral/ prosocial development of students (grades K-12). Exploration of developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences. Pre: Admission to MAT program.

ED 643, Learning Environment I, 1 credit Introduction to theory and practice of classroom management at the elementary and secondary school level. Exploration of student motivation and communication techniques as related to the establishment of a positive learning environment. Pre: Admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Co-req: ED 640, ED 650, ED 660, and ED 670.

ED 650, Teaching in Hawaii's Schools, 1 credit Introduction to culture-based instructional practice, including overview of Na Hopena A?o, to integrate Hawaiian history, language, and culture in effective planning, content knowledge, and assessment of student learning experiences. Pre: Admission to the Masters of Teaching program. Co-req: ED 640, ED 643, ED 660, and ED 670.

ED 660, Professional Responsibility I, 1 credit Overview of professional licensure standards and professional attributes. Professional development through field experiences in local schools. Pre: Admission to the MAT program.

ED 670, Field Experience I, 1 credit Practical application of theories of learner development, learning environments, and instructional planning in local schools. Introduction to schools as learning communities. Pre: Admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Co-req: ED 640, ED 643, ED 650, and ED 660.

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English (ENG)

ENG 202, Literature of Human Rights, 3 credits This course will explore narratives from a human rights perspective, beginning in the era shortly before the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and extending into the 21st century. Students will focus on geopolitical conditions that contribute to the suppression of human rights in areas around the globe, including, but not limited to, Chile, India, Nigeria, Iran, the Palestinian Territories, and the United States. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or . (Same as WS 202)

ENG 205, Hawaii on Screen, 3 credits A critical look at the development of film in and on Hawai Ľi. The course will cover a number of silent era films as well as the development of the musical and the war story as popular genres in the Islands. The class will also focus on the problems of cultural, racial and gendered representation in mainstream cinematic depictions of Hawai Ľi as well as the contemporary emergence of local and indigenous filmmaking. Pre: C or better in ENG¬†100, ENG¬†100T, or . (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

ENG 225, Writing for Science & Technology, 3 credits Working from logical and rhetorical principles, this course prepares students to write about science and technology in their academic disciplines and careers. Assignments include synthesis, process analysis, and argumentation. Intended for students majoring in the applied and natural sciences. Includes a formal research project and report. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T.

ENG 286A, Intro to Fiction Writing, 3 credits An introduction to the theoretical, practical and artistic concerns of writing vivid and compelling prose fiction. Students will be exposed to a range of critical and primary creative writing texts as they produce their own works. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or . (Attributes: HPP)

ENG 287, Introduction to Rhetoric, 3 credits Survey of rhetorical history, studies and practices from classical to contemporary. Discussion of social, political, legal and ethical aspects of rhetoric and rhetorical theory. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or .

ENG 323, The Literature of Hawai Ľi, 3 credits A critical analysis of the history of literature in the Hawaiian Islands. Study will touch upon the politicization of the Hawaiian language, the insider/outsider debate, the emergence of local literature, and ethnic/racial divides in contemporary discussions of literary craft and study. Class will include oral narratives (chants, hula), expatriate literature (Bingham, London, Michener), and a wide range of local texts. Pre: C or better in ENG¬†300 or instructor's consent (Attributes: ALEX, GAHP, GCC, HPP)

ENG 324, Modern English Grammar & Usage, 3 credits The fundamentals of English grammar and syntax, conventions of written and spoken English, and rhetorical choices at the sentence level. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or , or instructor's consent. (Same as LING 324).

ENG 345, Children & Literature, 3 credits Literature in English for and by children, with special emphasis on the ways in which literature promotes social, emotional, and intellectual development. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T or instructor's consent.

ENG 347, Pidgins and Creoles, 3 credits A study of the world's pidgins and creoles with special reference to the Pacific region; the origin and nature of pidgins and creoles; the relationship between Hawai Ľi Creole English to other Creoles in the world. The link between the development of a Creole and language acquisition. Recommended: LING¬†102 or LING 121. (Same as ANTH/LING 347) (Attributes: GAHP)

ENG 356, Language and Gender, 3 credits Students engage in the analysis of gender as it relates to language and society. Provides students with analytic resources for thinking critically about the relationship between language and social practice. Students gather and analyze data based on current theories. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T and LING 102, or instructor's consent. (Same as LING/WS 356)

ENG 430, Pacific Islands Literature, 3 credits A study of a representative range of contemporary poems, short stories, novels, and plays written in English by Pacific Islanders from Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or and a 200-level literature course, or instructor's consent. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

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Filipino (FIL)

FIL 330, Filipino Films, 3 credits This is a survey course on Philippine cinema presented in in Filipino with English subtitles. In this course students will be taught how to watch and listen to films; then identify and analyze various issues within Philippine socio-political contexts. Through lectures, discussions, and various classroom activities, students will develop critical thinking skills necessary for investigating ethical issues in Philippine films. (Attributes: ALEX, GAHP, GCC, HPP)

FIL 333, Filipinos in Hawaii, 3 credits This upper-division and interdisciplinary course will provide an overview of the historical and contemporary experiences of Filipinos in Hawaii, focusing primarily on issues related to race, ethnicity, migration, gender, culture, power, representation, and globalization. (Attributes: HPP)

FIL 354, Filipino Culture, 3 credits This course is an introduction to peoples and cultures of the Philippines. Topics include cultural origins, linguistic and cultural diversity, values, social structure and overseas Filipino adaptation. This course is cross-listed with ANTH 354. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC, HPP)


Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 120, Weather & Climate Hawaii, 3 credits For non-science majors and prospective science teachers. Basic meteorology, sun-earth-ocean-atmosphere interrelationships, weather types, seasonal changes, trade winds, clouds, rainfall, with examples drawn from the local weather and climate. (Same as PHYS 120) (Attributes: ALEX, GAHP, GCC, HPP)

GEOG 325, Legal Geography, 3 credits In this course, we will explore and examine a variety of places that upon first consideration, do not seem either legal or political. We will investigate a variety of types of places and spaces that carry legal and political weight in our everyday lives. Themes of consumption, expression, access, accommodation, culture, sex, race, living, national identity, community, discipline, and property will guide our inquiry into the relationship between law, politics, and spatial habitation. (Same as POLS 325). (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

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History (HIST)

HIST 151, World History to 1500, 3 credits A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions to 1500 C.E.

HIST 152, World History since 1500, 3 credits A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions since 1500 C.E.

HIST 284, History of Hawaii, 3 credits A survey course in the history of the Hawaiian Islands from Polynesian origins to contemporary multi-cultural society. Traces the impact of major events and historical figures upon Hawaiian society and also considers the Hawaiian response to these changes. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

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Japanese (JPNS)

JPNS 101, Elementary Japanese I, 4 credits Development of listening, speaking, reading, writing. Structural points introduced inductively. Laboratory drill. (Same as JPST 101) (Attributes: GAHP)

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Japanese Studies (JPST)

JPST 101, Elementary Japanese I, 4 credits Development of listening, speaking, reading, writing. Structural points introduced inductively. Laboratory drill. (Same as JPNS 101) (Attributes: GAHP)

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Kinesiology and Exercise Science (KES)

KES 202, Health Promotion, 3 credits This course is designed for students to understand health in the broadest sense of the word -- as an integrated process for discovering, using, and protecting all possible resources within the individual, 'ohana, community, and environment.

KES 206, Basic Human Movement, 3 credits Developing skills to understand the nature and function of human movement in everyday life, sport, dance, physical education, and adapted movement activities.

KES 207, Basic Human Nutrition, 3 credits Fundamental principles of normal nutrition and the importance of nutrition in promoting growth and health.

KES 234, Care & Prev Athletic Injuries,, 3 credits Fundamentals in athletic training and sports medicine designed to introduce principles and concepts in prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries. Additional fees required.

KES 310, Basic Motor Learning, 3 credits Basic understanding of the principles of motor learning and performance in a variety of contexts including teaching, coaching, design of performer-friendly equipment and work environments, and everyday motor skill learning.

KES 340, Science: Diet & Weight Control, 3 credits This course presents a basic understanding of the multiple factors involved with body weight control and health. This course centers on the important scientific factors of body weight control, including energy balance, basal metabolism, hunger versus appetite, nutritional function and needs, nature versus nurture of obesity, treatment of obesity, physical activity and its importance in weight control and maintenance. Eating disorders and medical interventions such as gastric bypass surgery will be presented.

KES 368, Sports and Exercise Nutrition, 3 credits This course will introduce the student to the importance of nutrition in the field of exercise sciences. The purpose of this course is to bridge between nutritional concepts and exercise concepts, and the practical applications. Pre: KES 207.

KES 370, Sport Psychology, 3 credits Survey of methods and findings in the application of psychological principles in sport. Topics include arousal and anxiety, cognitive processes, team performance, coaching behavior and techniques to maximize sports performance. (Same as PSY 370)

KES 394, SpTop: Endocrinology, 3 credits This course will introduce the student to the importance of the endocrine system in all aspects of life and living. The purpose of this course is to present an overview of the human endocrine system, introduce basic concepts, and present individual hormones and their actions. Once the student is familiar with particular hormones, the course will then introduce the "team effort" that hormones often afford: presenting systems concepts involving numbers of homones working in concert for a complex bodily function, whether it be body temperature control, bone health, or pregnancy. At the completion of this course, the student will have developed a strong foundation in the science of endocrinology, and will gain valuable insights into how the hormones are exceedingly important in all aspects of life.

KES 440, Physiology of Aging, 3 credits Study of the physiological mechanisms and the effects of aging on the human systems including the cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, neurological, sensory, metabolic, and endocrinological. This course will present the topic of physiology of exercise and aging. Pre: BIOL 125.

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Linguistics (LING)

LING 102, Introduction to Linguistics, 3 credits A broad introduction to general linguistics: survey of phonology, morphological, syntactic, and semantic analysis, and historical and comparative linguistics. (Formerly LING/ ENG 203).

LING 324, Modern English Grammar and Usage, 3 credits The fundamentals of English morphology and syntax, conventions of written and spoken English, and sociolinguistic aspects of major English registers and dialects. Pre: ENG 100 or ESL 100, LING 102 or LING 221, or instructor's consent. (Same as ENG 324)

LING 347, Pidgins and Creoles, 3 credits A study of the world's pidgins and Creoles with special reference to the Pacific region; the origin and nature of pidgins and Creoles; the relationship of Hawaiian Creole English to other Creoles in the world; the link between the development of a Creole and language acquisition. Recommended: LING 102 or LING 121. (Same as ANTH/ENG 347) (Attributes: GAHP)

LING 356, Language and Gender, 3 credits Students engage in the analysis of gender as it relates to language and society. Provides students with analytic resources for thinking critically about the relationship between language and social practice. Students gather and analyze data based on current theories. Pre: ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T and LING 102, or instructor's consent. (Same as ENG/WS 356)

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Marine Science (MARE)

MARE 140, Intro to Hawaiian Coral Reefs, 3 credits Explore the underwater world of the Big Island of Hawai Ľi while learning about unique marine ecosystems found nowhere else on Earth. Students will acquire an appreciation for local aquatic fauna in the classroom including the basics of marine biology and natural history. Pre: concurrent enrollment in MARE¬†140L required. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

MARE 140L, Intro to Hawaiian Coral Reefs Lab, 1 credit Students will enter the natural laboratory that is Hawai Ľi and investigate coral reefs, coastal beaches and tide pool systems with mask, snorkel and fins. Learn to identify common marine inhabitants while enjoying an unparalleled educational experience under the sea. Concurrent enrollment in MARE¬†140 is required. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

MARE 240, Small Boat Operations/Research, 3 credits This course is intended to provide the novice boater with skills needed to safely operate and conduct research from a small boat. Topics include: state and federal regulations, safety, navigation, small boat handling, and conducting research operations. The course will consist of lectures, lab sessions, and time on the water in a small boat. Participants must be able to swim. Pre: Instructor's consent.

MARE 264, QUEST, 3 credits The application of commonly utilized nearshore underwater ecological surveying techniques using SCUBA. Intensive two-week course combining lecture and field work. Data will be collected in the field, reduced, analyzed and presented in an oral report. Pre: Authorization as a scientific diver in training before start of course and instructor's consent.

MARE 294, SpTop: Marine Environmental Policy, 3 credits Course objectives: - To learn about biodiversity, resource management, and conservation of oceans. - To learn about international laws and treaties that affect marine ecosystems and practices. - To learn about U.S. laws and policies that affect marine ecosystems and practices. - To focus learning on topics in Hawaii: marine mammal, shark, and marine reptile conservation policies, enforcement, and specialized state laws.

MARE 364, Advanced QUEST, 3 credits Students lead a dive team learning underwater ecological surveying techniques; supervise field data collection, data reduction and analysis, and team presentation of written and oral reports; and assist in training students in identification of marine organisms. Pre: BIOL/MARE 264, authorization as a scientific diver in training before start of course, and instructor's consent. Student receives CR/NC for the course.

MARE 380, Natural History of Sharks and Rays, 3 credits This course will examine the natural history of the Elasmobranchs, an ancient group of fishes that have existed for almost 450 million years. Comprehensive investigations of sharks, rays, skates, sawfishes, and chimera, along with representative species from Hawai Ľi, will be conducted. Subjects will include evolution, taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, ecology, conservation and management of these unique animals. Discussions of current research papers along with group research projects will be covered during lectures Pre: MARE¬†171 or instructor's consent.

MARE 380L, Natural History of Sharks Lab, 1 credit This course will further examine Elasmobranchs using a hands-on approach to compliment the work done in Lecture using both laboratory and field-based activities. Laboratory sessions will involve detailed dissections of shark, ray, skate, and chimera functional anatomy. Students will also participate in a tagging study of coastal shark species throughout the Big Island of Hawaii. Pre: Concurrent enrollment in MARE 380.

MARE 444, Biological Oceanography, 3 credits This course focuses on the interaction of phytoplankton, zooplankton, and pelagic organisms in the open ocean environment. Students will learn aspects of plankton taxonomy, physiology, and pelagic population dynamics. Students will survey the current research status of the field using primary literature. The student's knowledge will then be applied to the study of local and global productivity and trophodymanics. Pre: junior standing, MARE 265 and CHEM 162 or instructor's consent.

MARE 490, Sea Turtle Conservation & Ecology, 3 credits All-encompassing look at the natural history of these ancient marine vertebrates. Topics include investigations of sea turtles, sea snakes, saltwater crocodiles and marine iguanas throughout the world. Subjects will consist of conservation and management, human impacts, reproductive and feeding ecology, evolution, taxonomy, and anatomy and physiology of these unique marine animals. Pre: MARE 265 or equivalent or instructor's consent.

MARE 490L, Sea Turtle Conservation & Ecology Lab, 1 credit Field and lab techniques employed by sea turtle biologists including shore and underwater photo-surveys, forage surveys, and evaluation of nests and hatchlings. Investigations will focus on local species of sea turtles. Pre: MARE 490 or concurrent enrollment.

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Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 100, Survey of Math, 3 credits Survey of Mathematics course is intended primarily for non-science liberal arts majors to satisfy the university's quantitative reasoning requirement. Core topics include mathematical logic and mathematical thinking and problem solving. Additional topics may include number systems, computers, algebra, and probability. Pre: None.

MATH 103, Intro to College Algebra, 3 credits For students who need to improve algebraic skills prior to taking Pre-calculus or Applied Calculus, or for courses in Introductory Chemistry, Physics or Statistics. Topics include exponents and radicals, factoring, systems of equations, linear equations, quadratic equations, general properties of functions, graphing, polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions.

MATH 125, Applied Calculus, 3 credits The course emphasis is on computations and applications to Business and Life Sciences. Topics include derivatives, curve sketching, optimization, exponential and logarithmic functions, integration and applications in these areas. Pre: C or better in MATH 103, or recommendation from the Math Placement Test. (Previously offered as MATH 115)

MATH 135, Precalc: Elementary Functions, 3 credits Investigates linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions, and relevant topics. This course is the first part of the precalculus sequence. Pre: C or better in MATH 103, or an appropriate recommendation on the Math Placement Test. (Previously offered as MATH 104F)

MATH 140X, Precalculus, 4 credits MATH 140X is an accelerated one semester course on the material covered in the sequence 135-140. Topics include the essential pre-calculus skils needed for success in calculus: functions, with special attention to polynomial, functions; plane trigonometry; and polar coordinates. Credit may not be earned for both MATH 140 and MATH 140X Pre: B+ or better in MATH 103, or C or better in MATH 135, or an appropriate recommendation on the Math Placement Test. (Previously offered as MATH 104)

MATH 205, Calculus I, 4 credits First half of a standard first year calculus sequence intended primarily for Natural Science majors. Topics include differential calculus, applications, and an introduction to integration. Pre: C or better in MATH 140X or MATH 140, or an appropriate recommendation on the Math Placement Test.

MATH 206, Calculus II, 4 credits Second semester of a standard first year calculus sequence intended primarily for Natural Science majors. Topics include applications of the definite integral, techniques of integration, an introduction to differential equations, and infinite series. Pre: C or better in MATH205 [Course Not Found].

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Music (MUS)

MUS 166, Music in World Cultures, 3 credits Explores music as an aspect of human culture focusing on selected non-Western music styles from Asia, Africa, and the Americas.


Nursing (NURS)

NURS 203, General Pharmacology, 3 credits Pharmaceuticals discussed with emphasis on methods and sites of administration, mechanisms of action, toxicity, rate and uses of major therapeutic agents. Intended for undergraduates in the health sciences and related fields. Pre: MATH 100, BIOL 243, 243L, 244, 244L or instructor's consent.

NURS 348, Human Pathophysiology, 3 credits This course explores concepts of the biological basis for disease in adults and children. Alterations in normal body functions leading to disease and discomfort of the individual will be presented with an organized framework. Note: Restricted to Nursing and Pre-Nursing students only.

NURS 360, Health Care Policy, 3 credits Analyses of local, national and global economic, legal and social factors impacting health care policies. Discussion of relationship between emerging social issues/trends and health care disparities and capacities. Discussion of social justice, cultural competence, and equity in access and delivery of health care services. Opportunities are provided to participate in political processes impacting nursing and health care policy. (Same at SOC 360)

NURS 372, Spirituality in Health Care, 3 credits An examination of the role of spirituality in patient care for clients of multicultural backgrounds across the life span. Exploration of spirituality as an integral part of self.

NURS 375, Applied Human Nutrition, 3 credits Applied nutrition in human health and disease, and the nurse's role in supporting nutritional care. Pre: one chemistry and one anatomy/physiology course, or consent of instructor. Note: Restricted to Pre-nursing and Nursing students only.

NURS 606, Rural Health Promotion, 3 credits Focus is on the responsiveness of organizational health services to health needs of populations, individuals, and families in rural communities. The impact of political, ecological, economic and cultural factors on community health in rural areas will be analyzed. Utilization of evidence-based processes and collaborative leadership in designing and structuring health promotion services to address rural community needs are emphasized.

NURS 606L, Rural Health Promotion Lab, 3 credits This is a supervised advanced practice practicum focusing on health promotion and clinical management of the health concerns of adult clients as commonly encountered in diverse and rural primary care settings. Emphasis will be placed on culturally appropriate evidence-based practice, consultation, research and evaluation. Three (3) semester hours of supervised practicum hours (135 clock hours) are required.

NURS 608L, Primary Care of Older Adults Lab, 3 credits This supervised advanced practice practicum focuses on promotion and clinical management of the health concerns of older adult clients as commonly encountered in diverse and rural primary care settings. Emphasis will be placed on culturally appropriate evidence-based practice, consultation, research and evaluation. Three (3) semesters of supervised practicum hours (135 clock hours) are required.

NURS 613, Program Develop/Evaluation, 3 credits This course builds on the synthesis of evidence-based know- ledge for a specific culturally diverse clinical target population/practice. Students will identify and propose appropriate strategies for organizational/practice program development and evaluation. An innovative policy action plan for a population of interest based on an understanding of the cultural, financial, legal, and human resource needs of the health care environment is developed.

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Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 100, Intro to Philosophy, 3 credits Major philosophers, methods, and issues in Western and non- Western philosophy. Discussion of such problems as our knowledge of reality, the freedom of the will, the relations between the mind and body, morality, the meaning of life and the existence of God.

PHIL 304, Ethics and Cultural Diversity, 3 credits Philosophical examination of the meaning of cultural diversity and pluralism for questions concerning community and knowledge from a variety of American and non-western cultures as well as their interactions with categories of identity, based upon nation, race, class, gender and sexuality. Addresses the interactions of the social experience of individuals based upon categories of identity and the emergence of forms of community and knowledge. A global or transnational section will be one component of the course. (Same as WS 304). (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

PHIL 316, Science, Technology & Values, 3 credits Impact of science and technology on various philosophical issues. Through a variety of readings that exemplify the field's content, students will examine the social, political, aesthetic, ethical, economic, and environmental constructs that shape modern institutions in science and technology. (Same as WS 316)

PHIL 345, Symbolic Logic, 3 credits Techniques of symbolic logic, including propositional logic, predicate logic and the logic of relations.

PHIL 355, Philosophy of Sport, 3 credits A philosophical treatment of the role of sports in society and a meaningful life. Topics include the phenomenology of sport, the ethics of doping and artificial enhancement, leadership ethics, sports in the context of Hawaii, and sport fandom. Pre: Previous work in philosophy or two courses in Kinesiology or instructor approval.

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Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 120, Weather & Climate Hawaii, 3 credits For non-science majors and prospective science teachers. Basic meteorology, sun-earth-ocean-atmosphere interrelationships, weather types, seasonal changes, trade winds, clouds, rainfall, with examples drawn from the local weather and climate. (Same as GEOG 120). (Attributes: ALEX, GAHP, GCC, HPP)

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Political Science (POLS)

POLS 242, Intro to World Politics, 3 credits The theory and substance of international politics, with emphasis on the international behavior of nations. Topics include war, regional integration, the United Nations, and the gap between rich and poor nations.

POLS 300, Historical Political Thought: Ancient to Modern, 3 credits Political thought from ancient political philosophy to the advent of modern liberal democracy. Major thinkers include Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes and Locke.

POLS 321, Constitutional Law, 3 credits Civil rights and civil liberties. The relationship between the individual and the government in such matters as freedom of expression, freedom of the press, religious freedom, the rights of the accused, freedom from discrimination, and the right of political participation. Pre: POLS 220 or instructor's consent.

POLS 324, Criminology, 3 credits Examines patterns of crime, types of offenders, theories of crime, police, courts, prisons, probation, and parole in relation to criminal behavior. Pre: SOC 100 or instructor's consent. (Same as SOC 324)

POLS 325, Legal Geography, 3 credits In this course, we will explore and examine a variety of places that upon first consideration, do not seem either legal or political. We will investigate a variety of types of places and spaces that carry legal and political weight in our everyday lives. Themes of consumption, expression, access, accommodation, culture, sex, race, living, national identity, community, discipline, and property will guide our inquiry into the relationship between law, politics, and spatial habitation. (Same as GEOG 325). (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

POLS 326, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 credits Examination of the causes and control of juvenile delinquency. The major theories of juvenile delinquency will be reviewed. The course will also explore the organization and process of juvenile justice. Pre: SOC 100 or instructor's consent. (Same as SOC 326)

POLS 335, Environmental Politics & Policy, 3 credits An examination of the major environmental and natural resource problems facing society today. Topics covered will include air and water pollution, energy development, and land use. (Formerly POLS 435)

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Psychology (PSY)

PSY 100, Survey of Psychology, 3 credits Principles of human behavior, individual differences, motivation, emotion, perception, learning. This introductory course provides a general survey of the entire field of psychology and serves as the prerequisite for all upper-division psychology courses.

PSY 213, Statistical Techniques, 4 credits Frequency distributions; graphic methods; central tendency and variability; correlation and regression; inferential statistics; non-parametric statistics. Pre: two years of high school algebra or equivalent.

PSY 320, Developmental Psychology, 3 credits Emotional, mental, physical, social development from infancy to adulthood; interest and abilities at different age levels. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 321, Psychology of Personality, 3 credits Scientific study of personality through examination of major theoretical approaches: personality functioning, development, and change; assessment and research strategies; empirical data on central concepts and social-cultural determinants. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 322, Social Psychology, 3 credits Interpersonal relations, social attitudes; group dynamics; intergroup relations, class and cultural influences. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 323, Community Psychology, 3 credits Community factors such as urbanization, social service programs, and schools as they affect the psychological well-being of individuals. Social system intervention techniques to better the fit between individuals and environments. Pre: PSY 100. (Attributes: ALEX, GAHP, GCC, HPP)

PSY 324, Abnormal Psychology, 3 credits Nature and causes of psychotic, neurotic, intellectual, and other psychological disorders. Definition, assessment, and diagnosis of abnormality. Psychotherapy, chemotherapy, and other treatment alternatives. Prevention, legal, and societal issues. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 325, Psychology of Women, 3 credits Issues and topics relevant to the psychological development and functioning of women including sex differences in abilities and behavior, achievement motivation, work, sexuality, pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood, mental health and domestic violence. PSY 100. (Same as WS 325)

PSY 350, Cognitive Psychology, 3 credits Theories, assumptions, empirical findings, and applications of cognitive psychology. Topics include memory, inference, prediction, and mental imagery. Pre: PSY 214 Research Methodology (4).

PSY 370, Sport Psychology, 3 credits Survey of methods and findings in the application of psychological principles in sport. Topics include arousal and anxiety, cognitive processes, team performance, coaching behavior and techniques to maximize sports performance. Pre: PSY 100. (Same as KES 370).

PSY 377, Counseling Psychology, 3 credits This course covers the various theoretical approaches to counseling, the therapeutic relationship, techniques of counseling, ethical issues, research, diagnosis and assessment, cross-cultural counseling, as well as career, family and couples, and group interventions. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 380, Health Psychology, 3 credits Psychosocial factors in physical health, illness, and the health care system. Topics include stress and coping, personality and social factors affecting health, adaptation to chronic illness, death and dying, patient-practitioner relationships, the institutional context, and health promotion. Pre: PSY 100.

PSY 440, History of Psychology, 3 credits Historical origins and development of contemporary psychology. Pre: 12 semester hours in psychology.

PSY 451, Adult Behavior Therapy, 3 credits Theory, research, and practice in cognitive behavior therapy applied to adult disorders and problems. Treatment applications of relaxation, exposure and prevention, desensitization, aversion therapy, biofeedback, self-control, imagery and cognitive strategies. Pre: PSY 324

PSY 471, Child Abuse and Neglect, 3 credits A survey of topics related to physical, sexual and psychological child abuse and neglect, including: the prevalence and incidence of different forms of abuse and neglect, scientific theories and findings about the causes and consequences of abuse and neglect, forensic and clinical assessment of abuse and neglect, mandated reporting and other legal issues, and psychological interventions for abused and neglected children and their families. Pre: PSY 214 and PSY 320, or instructor's consent.

PSY 475, Asian American Psychology, 3 credits The course examines the personality and mental health issues of Asian Americans. Special emphasis is given to how minority group status, adaptation processes and bicultural development influence various aspects of psychological functioning. Specific topics include stereotypes and racism acculturation and enculturation, cultural values and behavioral norms, family roles, ethnic identity, communication styles, gender and interracial relationships, academic and career achievement, stressors and social support systems, psychopathology and culturally competent mental health treatment. Pre: PSY 100 and either PSY 360 or consent of instructor. (Attributes: GAHP, HPP)

PSY 601, Applied Multivariate Statistic, 4 credits Advanced statistical techniques used in psychological research and assessment. Strategies of multivariate data screening, transformation, analysis, and interpretation. Computerized statistical packages designed for multivariate analyses.

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Sociology (SOC)

SOC 100, Principles of Sociology, 3 credits An introduction to the theories, scientific methods and empirical findings of contemporary sociology.

SOC 300, Family in World Perspective, 3 credits A comparative analysis of family and marriage patterns, mate selection, parent-child interaction, divorce rates, socialization of gender roles, legal sanctions, trends in organization and function. Pre: SOC 100 or instructor's consent. (Same as WS 300).

SOC 324, Criminology, 3 credits Examines patterns of crime; types of offenders; theories of crime; police, courts, prisons, probation, and parole in relation to criminal behavior. Pre: SOC 100 or instructor's consent. (Same as POLS 324).

SOC 326, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 credits Examination of the causes and control of juvenile delinquency. The major theories of juvenile delinquency will be reviewed. The course will also explore the organization and processes of juvenile justice. Pre: SOC 100 or consent of instructor. (Same as POLS 326)

SOC 350, Global Sociology, 3 credits Introduction and exploration into global social and economic processes and how they interact with local conditions in different regions of the globe.

SOC 360, Health Care Policy, 3 credits Analyses of local, national and global economic, legal and social factors impacting health care policies. Discussion of relationship between emerging social issues/trends and health care disparities and capacities. Discussion of social justice, cultural competence, and equity in access and delivery of health care services. Opportunities are provided to participate in political processes impacting nursing and health care policy. (Same at NURS 360)

SOC 391, Internship, 3 credits Application of knowledge and skills in a public, private, or government agency/setting. May be taken for at total of 12 credits, only six of which can apply to the Sociology major or three to the minor. Pre: instructors consent, preapproved placement, statement of learning objectives, and completed internship contract. (Attributes: ALEX, GCC)

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Tourism (TOUR)

TOUR 350, Intro to Sustainable Tourism, 3 credits Management and marketing issues faced by communities, business and government in developing sustainable tourism. Product development, pricing, capacity management, promotion and distribution channels. The strategic planning approach is introduced and applied in hands-on casework. Special resources include guest speakers with working knowledge of sustainable tourism and field trips to on-island tourism sites. Pre: Junior standing and acceptance into the Professional Business Program.

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Women's Studies (WS)

WS 151, Intro to Gender and Women's Studies, 3 credits An interdisciplinary survey of gender issues in contemporary U.S. society. Introduces foundational concepts regarding social constructions of gender, race, class, and sexual orientation. Topics include history, religion, sexuality, body image, reproductive rights, family, work, and violence.

WS 202, Literature of Human Rights, 3 credits This course will explore narratives from a human rights perspective, beginning in the era shortly before the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and extending into the 21st century. Students will focus on geopolitical conditions that contribute to the suppression of human rights in areas around the globe, including, but not limited to, Chile, India, Nigeria, Iran, the Palestinian Territories, and the United States. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, or . (Same as ENG 202)

WS 300, Family in World Perspective, 3 credits A comparative analysis of family and marriage patterns, mate selection, parent-child interaction, divorce rates, socialization of gender roles, legal sanctions, trends in organization and function. Pre: Soc 100 or instructor's consent. (Same as SOC 300).

WS 304, Ethics and Cultural Diversity, 3 credits Philosophical examination of the meaning of cultural diversity and pluralism for questions concerning community and knowledge from a variety of American and non-western cultures as well as their interactions with categories of identity, based upon nation, race, class, gender and sexuality. Addresses the interactions of the social experience of individuals based upon categories of identity and the emergence of forms of community and knowledge. A global or transnational section will be one component of the course. (Same as PHIL 304).

WS 316, Science, Technology & Values, 3 credits Impact of science and technology on various philosophical issues. Through a variety of readings that exemplify the field's content, students will examine the social, political, aesthetic, ethical, economic, and environmental constructs that shape modern institutions in science and technology. (Same as PHIL 316)

WS 320, Cross-Cultural Study of Women, 3 credits Comparative analysis of women's roles and women's lives in different societies. Topics include women's status, life stages, gender roles, images of women and power. (Same as ANTH 320)

WS 325, Psychology of Women, 3 credits Issues and topics relevant to the psychological development and functioning of women including sex differences in abilities and behavior, achievement motivation, work, sexuality, pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood, mental health and domestic violence. Pre: PSY 100. (Same as PSY 325)

WS 356, Language and Gender, 3 credits Students engage in the analysis of gender as it relates to language and society. Provides students with analytic resources for thinking critically about the relationship between language and social practice. Students gather and analyze data based on current theories. Pre: ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T and LING 102, or instructor's consent. (Same as ENG/LING 356)

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