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UH Hilo spring semester credit courses offered in Honoka`a

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Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center announces its spring UH Hilo credit classes offered in Honoka`a:

• Agriculture 230 CRN 10853– Sustainable Agriculture: Mondays, 2:30-4:20 p.m. and Wednesdays, 2:30-5 p.m.

Evaluation of conventional and alternative farming methods in the U.S., Polynesia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America from a long-term perspective. Analysis of the effects of those practices on the environmental quality, agro system, and food security. Consideration of conflicting values and resolutions. Fulfills three UH Hilo World Cultures and Global and Community Citizenship General Education requirements. Taught by Dr. Melanie Willich.

• Astronomy 180 CRN 10854- Principles of Astronomy I: Thursdays, 3-5:15 p.m.

A survey of modern solar system astronomy, with emphasis on the underlying physical principles. Topics include the celestial sphere and aspects of the night sky, the structure and evolution of the Sun's planetary system, comparative planetology, and theories of the formation of the planetary systems. Fulfills three UH Hilo Quantitative Reasoning General Education requirements. Taught by Alison English.

• Communications 270 CRN 10871- Intro to theories of communication: Online
Examination of the theoretical foundations of the human communication discipline. Coverage of traditional and contemporary theories in interpersonal, small group, organizational, inter-cultural, public and mass communication. Fulfills three UH Hilo Language Arts, Humanities or Social Science General Education requirements. Taught by Colby Miyose.

• Sociology 100 CRN 10852- Principles of Sociology: Thursdays, 6-8:45 p.m.
Introduction to the theories, scientific method and empirical findings of contemporary sociology. Fulfills three UH Hilo Social Science credit requirements. Taught by Dr. Alton Okinaka.

Call Stacie Higgins at 775-8890 for information and registering for the courses.

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