Information for 2017 to 2018


 

Accounting

ACC 201  Introduction to Financial Accounting

Introduction to accounting principles and practices used to record and communicate financial information. Analyze methods for valuating assets, liabilities, and equity of an organization. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement into ENG 100 or equivalent

ACC 202  Introduction to Managerial Accounting

An introduction to managerial accounting methods for evaluating performance including cost accounting, budgeting, break-even analysis, ratio analysis, standard cost systems, and reporting for internal decision making. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): ACC 201 with C or better.

 

Agriculture

AG 152  Orchid Culture

An extensive study of orchid identification, breeding, growth, and culture. Students are required to write a 10 to 15 page research report. (3 hours lecture).

AG 170  Introduction to Aquaponics

The course covers aquaculture, hydroponics, aquaponics, sustainable aquatic feed production, renewable local seeding technologies and micronutrient supplementation, fish and plant physiology, renewable energy systems, water catchment and conservation techniques, and best aquaponic food safety practices. The basic physical and biological principles governing sustainable farm and agribusiness operations are emphasized. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Recommended Preparation: AG 120 and IS 201.

Elect

 

Animal Sciences

ANSC 140  Introduction to Veterinary Technology

This course introduces students to the field of veterinary technology and describes the responsibilities and expectations for students enrolled in the program. Topics include: roles of the veterinary team members, legal and ethical aspects of veterinary practice, breeds of companion animals, safety, sanitation and waste-disposal protocols, and career fields in veterinary medicine. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Registration in or a grade C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L. Credit for or placement in ENG 100 and MATH 101. Confirmed attendance to WCC veterinary technology information session.

ANSC 142  Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of domestic animals. Compares the anatomy and function of major body systems for the cat, dog and horse, with lesser emphasis on birds, reptiles and amphibians. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Registration in or a grade C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L. Credit for or placement in ENG 100 and MATH 101. Confirmed attendance to WCC veterinary technology information session.

ANSC 142L  Anatomy of Domestic Animals Laboratory

Laboratory to accompany ANSC 142. This course is designed to acquaint the student with the body systems of common domestic species (e.g., cats, dogs, horses and birds) through dissections, examinations of models, laboratory exercises, and other hands-on activities. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Registration in or a grade C or better in ANSC 140 and ANSC 142. Credit for or placement in ENG 100 and MATH 101. Confirmed attendance to WCC veterinary technology information session.

ANSC 151  Clinical Laboratory Techniques

Provides students with the background knowledge needed to perform and interpret laboratory techniques commonly used in veterinary practice. Topics include: Homeostatic relationships, cytology, histology, parisitology and clinical physiology of major body systems. Includes a discussion of common disorders affecting major body systems and the techniques used for diagnosis. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L.

ANSC 151L  Clinical Laboratory Techniques Lab

Laboratory to accompany ANSC 151. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform common veterinary lab tests including urinalysis, hematology, blood chemistry, cytology and parasitology. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L.

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ANSC 153  Companion Animal Nursing and Nutrition

An introduction to the husbandry and medical care of companion animals. Topics include: safe animal handling techniques, medical records and obtaining patient information, nursing tasks such as bandaging, administering medications, and sample collection. This class also discusses nutritional requirements of dogs and cats in all life stages and toxic substances. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting, or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture) (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L.

ANSC 153L  Companion Animal Nursing Lab

This course provides students with hands-on training in basic companion-animal exam and nursing skills. Topics include: animal restraint methods, medical charting and patient exam procedures, specimen collection, administration of medications, grooming and husbandry. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours laboratory ).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L.

ANSC 191  Veterinary Office and Computer Skills

Veterinary Office and Computer Skills covers the support skills needed in a veterinary office. Because veterinary office skills are critical in the success or failure of a practice, this course will emphasize the following: client communication, public relations, ethical and legal procedures, bookkeeping functions, scheduling, records management, and telephone skills. Students will be introduced to one or more industry-standard veterinary software programs as well as word processing and spreadsheet software. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Registration in or a grade C or better in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L. Credit for or placement in ENG 100 and MATH 101. Confirmed attendance to WCC veterinary technology information session.

ANSC 253  Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

This course is designed to give students a practical knowledge of drugs used in veterinary medicine. Topics include drug classification, methods of action, calculations, administration, effects and side effects. Also includes a discussion of client education, drug safety, and federal regulations governing the purchase and storage of controlled drugs. Upon successful completion, students will be able to properly calculate, dispense, and administer medications, recognize adverse reactions and maintain pharmaceutical inventory and administrative records. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting, or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

ANSC 258  Clinical Laboratory Techniques II

A continuation of ANSC 151& 151L, this course provides students with additional instruction and hands-on experience with laboratory tests commonly used in veterinary practice. Topics include: 1) identification of internal parasites 2) performance and evaluation of microbiologic and serologic tests, 3) collection & evaluation of cytological samples 4) veterinary necropsy procedures. Included in this course is a review of the anatomy and physiology of major body systems and an overview of common diseases seen in veterinary practice. This course is intended for students entering veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): ANSC 258L

ANSC 258L  Clinical Laboratory Techniques II Lab

A continuation of ANSC 151 and 151L, this course provides students with additional instruction and hands-on experience with laboratory tests commonly used in veterinary practice. Topics include: 1) identification of internal parasites 2) performance and evaluation of microbiologic and serologic tests, 3) collection & evaluation of cytological samples 4) veterinary necropsy procedures. Included in this course is a review of the anatomy and physiology of major body systems and an overview of common diseases seen in veterinary practice. This course is intended for students entering veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or other animal-related fields. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): ANSC 258

ANSC 261  Anesthesiology & Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Technicians

This course will focus on dental anatomy, common dental diseases, and basic dental procedures. Topics will include proper charting, routine periodontal care, anesthesia, patient monitoring, analgesia, post-op concerns, and home care for clients. Dental equipment and instruments will be reviewed in preparation for the concurrent lab (ANSC 261L). (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): Co-registration in ANSC 261L.

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ANSC 261L  Anesthesiology and Veterinary Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians Lab

This course will focus on the clinical skills necessary for safe and effective anesthesia and dental prophylaxis of companion animal patients (dogs and cats). Skills such as intravenous catheter placement, endotracheal intubation, patient preparation and monitoring, and dental prophylaxis under general anesthesia will be stressed. The use and side effects of commonly used sedatives, analgesics and anesthetics will be covered. Postoperative procedures include patient monitoring and charting as well as client education for postoperative care. (6 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): Co-registration in ANSC 261.

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ANSC 262  Clinical Procedures for Large Animals

The student will learn techniques in large animal restraint, husbandry and clinical procedures and be provided some introduction to relevant large animal diseases. Biosecurity and public health will be discussed as they apply to large animal health care and husbandry. The course is appropriate for those entering animal husbandry, veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or animal science fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): ANSC 262L

ANSC 262L  Clinical Procedures for Large Animals Lab

The student will learn techniques in large animal restraint, husbandry and clinical procedures and be provided some introduction to relevant large animal diseases. Biosecurity and public health will be discussed as they apply to large animal health care and husbandry. The course is appropriate for those entering animal husbandry, veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or animal science fields. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): ANSC 262

ANSC 263  Laboratory Animal Procedures

Introduction to the husbandry, care and use of exotics and laboratory animals. Includes discussion in common diseases, biosecurity, and public health as they apply to a wide variety of species, including those found in Hawaii and beyond. This course is intended for students entering lab animal medicine, veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of �C� or better in all completed ANSC courses.

ANSC 263L  Exotic and Laboratory Animal Procedures Lab

Laboratory to accompany ANSC 263. Provides student training in restraint and handling, health assessment, and nursing skills of exotic and laboratory animal species. This course is intended for students entering lab animal medicine, veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of �C� or better in all completed ANSC courses.

ANSC 266  Veterinary Clinical Practices & Internship II

A continuation of ANSC 190, this course provides veterinary technology students with additional practical experience in a clinical setting. Topics covered include: advanced sample collection & handling techniques, dentistry, administration of medications, anesthesiology & surgical assisting, and advanced nursing techniques. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with practical work experience. (9 hours internship).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

ANSC 271  Anesthesiology and Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Technicians

This course will focus on the clinical skills necessary for safe and effective anesthesia and surgery of companion animal patients (dogs and cats). Skills such as intravenous catheter placement, proper endotracheal intubation, patient and surgical site preparation, and patient monitoring under general anesthesia will be stressed. The use and side effects of commonly used sedatives, analgesics and anesthetics will be covered. Postoperative procedures include patient monitoring and charting as well as client education for postoperative care. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): Co-registration in ANSC 271L

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ANSC 271L  Anesthesiology and Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Technicians Lab

This course will focus on the clinical skills necessary for safe and effective anesthesia and surgery of companion animal patients (dogs and cats) Skills such as intravenous catheter placement, proper endotracheal intubation, patient and surgical site preparation, and patient monitoring under general anesthesia will be stressed. The use and side effects of commonly used sedatives, analgesics and anesthetics will be covered. Postoperative procedures include patient monitoring and charting as well as client education for postoperative care. (6 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Co-requisite(s): Co-registration in ANSC 271.

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ANSC 290  Veterinary Technician Exam Review

This course prepares students for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Topics include test-taking strategies, formation of a study plan, and a review of topics from previous veterinary technology courses. Students enrolled in this course will develop essential test-taking skills by completing practice exams covering all major topics of the WCC veterinary technology curriculum. (1 hour lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of C or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Elect

 

Anthropology

ANTH 151  Emerging Humanity

This course is an introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500. (3 hours lecture).

ANTH 152  Culture and Humanity

Introduction to cultural anthropology. This course explores how humans create, understand, order and modify their natural, social, supernatural and physical environments, and make meaning and order. (3 hour lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Recommended Preparation: None

ANTH 175  Polynesian Surf Culture

Provides students with an understanding of surf culture in the Pacific Basin. Environmental and cultural factors are assessed in relation to surfing's development in Polynesia, integration into Hawaiian culture, decline due to Western influence, and revitalization as a modern recreational activity. The modern surfing industry is also assessed through a cultural perspective that analyzes business practices utilized by surfing organizations today. (3 hours lecture).

Co-requisite(s): ANTH 175L

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ANTH 175L  Surf Culture Field Lab

Complements the lecture materials presented in the ANTH 175. Provides students with an understanding of surf culture in the Pacific Basin using O‘ahu as a model for understanding ancient and modern surfing culture in Hawai‘i. Field activities include surfing demonstrations and instruction, opportunities to speak with local cultural informants, and field trips to various museums to learn about Hawai‘i's surfing heritage. A coastal tour of O'ahu will be made to study the history of several major surf breaks. (3 hours laboratory).

Co-requisite(s): ANTH 175

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ANTH 296  Special Topics in Anthropology

Students will investigate important topics, issues, or subfields within the discipline of Anthropology. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): "C" or better in ANTH 151 or ANTH 152

 

Aquaculture

AQUA 106  Small Scale Aquaculture

Survey of possibilities of small scale aquaculture. Application of basic biological and ecological concepts and theories to the selection, planning and design of small scale aquaculture systems. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Registration in AQUA 106L.

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AQUA 106L  Small Scale Aquaculture Laboratory

Companion laboratory to AQUA 106, Small Scale Aquaculture. Practical, hands-on experiences in small scale aquaculture. Laboratory/field trip class. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in AQUA 106.

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AQUA 201  The Hawai‘i Fishpond

An introduction into the history, development, biology and ecology, management, restoration, and future of Hawaiian fishponds. This course will study traditional Hawaiian fishponds, merging traditional knowledge with the principles of modern Western science. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Registration in AQUA 201L.

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AQUA 201L  The Hawai‘i Fishpond Lab

An introduction into the history, development, biology and ecology, management, restoration, and future of Hawaiian fishponds. This course will study traditional Hawaiian fishponds, merging traditional knowledge with the principles of modern Western science. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in AQUA 201 or consent of instructor.

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Art

ART 101  Introduction to the Visual Arts

Art 101 is an introductory course that focuses on the question “What is the nature of visual art?” and the forms and conditions under which art is expressed. Projects will be required. Independent field trips to art galleries may be required. (3 hours lecture).

DA

ART 104D  Introduction to Printmaking/Screen Printing

Studio experience mainly for non-majors. An introduction to printmaking providing experience in the development of skills used in designing for screen printing on paper. Includes skill in photo screening. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

DA

ART 105B  Ceramics Studio Handbuilding I

Studio experience mainly for nonmajors. An introduction to clay as an art medium. Emphasis on basic handbuilding techniques, three-dimensional concepts in clay, glazing, decorating and firing kilns. <br/> NOTE: Art Majors: ART 105B and ART 105C must both be taken to receive equivalency at UH MÄnoa as an art elective. Liberal Arts Students: ART 105B or ART 105C will transfer to fulfill the Humanities DA core requirements. (6 hours studio).

DA

ART 105C  Ceramics Studio Wheelthrowing I

Studio experience mainly for non-majors. Introduction to the potter's wheel. Emphasis on techniques of forming basic wheelthrown shapes on the electric or kick wheel. Emphasis also on decorating, glazing, and firing of ceramic pieces. <br/> NOTE: Art Majors: ART 105B and ART 105C must both be taken to receive equivalency at UH Mānoa as an art elective. Liberal Arts Students: ART 105B or ART 105C will transfer to fulfill the Humanities DA core requirements. (6 hours studio).

DA

ART 107  Introduction to Photography

Studio experience mainly for non-majors. An introduction to black and white photography emphasizing a variety of picturemaking techniques. Assignments and field trips. Student must have film camera with adjustable shutter speeds and aperture settings. (6 hours studio).

DA

ART 113  Introduction to Drawing

Art 113 is an introduction to the materials and techniques of drawing, focusing on line drawing, rendering, and the use of perspective. This course will include the study of the drawings of old and modern masters. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

Recommended Preparation: ART 101.

DA

ART 114  Introduction to Color

Art 114 is an introductory course focusing on color theory and the application of color as related to studio art practice. (6 hours studio).

Recommended Preparation: ART 101.

DA

ART 115  Introduction to 2D Design

Art 115 is an introductory course which focuses on the basic design concepts, elements and principles of art. This course emphasizes projects in basic two-dimensional design. (6 hours studio).

Recommended Preparation: ART 101.

DA

ART 123  Introduction to Oil Painting

Art 123 is an introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Classical painting techniques will be emphasized. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

Recommended Preparation: ART 101, 113 and 114.

DA

ART 175  Survey of Global Art

Art produced in Asia, Africa, Native America, Europe, and the Pacific Islands, from prehistory to the 15th century. Religious and philosophical ideas expressed in architecture, painting, prints, sculpture, applied art, body art, and textiles. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Recommended Preparation: None

ART 176  Survey of Global Art II

Art produced in Asia, Africa, Native America, Europe, and the Pacific Islands, from the 15th century to the present. Religious and philosophical ideas expressed in architecture, painting, prints, sculpture, applied art, body art, and textiles. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None

ART 207  Intermediate Photography: Techniques and Aesthetics of Photography

Basic techniques and esthetics of black and white photography; the camera as a tool for communication and self expression. Student must have a film camera with adjustable shutter speeds and aperture settings. Up to 6 credits applicable toward AA degree. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ART 107 or consent of instructor.

DA

ART 213  Intermediate Drawing

Art 213 is a continuation and development of drawing ideas and skills introduced in Art 113. A variety of materials, techniques and concepts are explored, particularly pertaining to drawing concepts unique to the 20th century. Portraiture will also be introduced. Repeatable once for a total of 6 credits that may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

Recommended Preparation: ART 101 and ART 113.

DA

ART 214  Introduction to Life Drawing

Art 214 is an introductory figure drawing course. Anatomical construction, light, space, diagrammatic analysis, and thematic content will be studied through the drawing process. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ART 113 or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: ART 101 and 213.

DA

ART 223  Intermediate Painting

Survey of late 19th and early 20th century studio practice. Completion of paintings which concentrate on historical styles as well as on a more personal direction. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ART 123 or consent of instructor.

ART 243  Ceramics Studio Handbuilding II

Development of handbuilding techniques, sculptural and vessel concepts, and surface treatment and glazing. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. <br/> NOTE: Art Majors: ART 243 and 244 must both be taken to receive equivalency at UH MÄnoa as ART 242, Introduction to Ceramics. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ART 105B or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: ART 101, 116.

ART 244  Ceramics Studio Wheelthrowing II

Development of wheelthrowing techniques, vessel and structural concepts, and surface treatment and glazing. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. <br/> NOTE: Art Majors: ART 243 and 244 must both be taken to receive equivalency at UH MÄnoa as ART 242, Introduction to Ceramics. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ART 105C, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: ART 101, 105B, 116.

ART 253  Figure Modeling

Modeling the human figure in clay, with emphasis on the basic skeletal structure and muscles in relation to surface modulation, proportion, volume and gesture. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (6 hours studio).

DA

 

Astronomy

ASTR 110  Introduction to Astronomy

Introduction to the astronomical universe for non-science students. (3 hours lecture).

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ASTR 110L  Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory

Demonstration of astronomical principles through laboratory observations and analysis of astronomical data. Not required for ASTR 110. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ASTR 110 or consent of instructor.

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ASTR 130  Introduction to Archaeoastronomy

Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of cultures and astronomy for non-science majors. Topics include naked-eye astronomy, myths and rituals, calendar systems, architectural alignments and navigation. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: ASTR 110.

DP

 

Biochemistry

BIOC 141  Fundamentals of Biochemistry

Biological chemistry focusing on the integration of concepts from general, inorganic, and biochemistry and their application to living systems. Satisfies the one-semester chemistry requirement for pre-nursing and pre-dental hygiene majors. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): C or better in MATH 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher or consent of instructor.

DP

 

Biology

BIOL 100  Human Biology

Introduction to structure and functions of cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body. Topics related to physical fitness, nutrition, health, and disease. Not intended for science majors. Students who have received credit for or are currently enrolled in ZOOL 101 may not receive credit for BIOL 100. (3 hours lecture).

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BIOL 100L  Human Biology Laboratory

Laboratory to accompany BIOL 100 (Human Biology). Emphasizes the application of the scientific method, basic laboratory methods and procedures in biology, and facts and principles of human anatomy and physiology. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in BIOL 100 or equivalent preparation or consent of instructor.

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BIOL 171  General Biology I

First semester of introductory biology for all life science majors. Topics include: Overview of the science of biology; Cell structure, chemistry, growth, and reproduction; Classical, chromosomal and molecular genetics; Evolution, phylogeny and systematics; and Biology and diversity of viruses and bacteria. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: High school chemistry or college chemistry and registration in BIOL 171L.

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BIOL 171L  General Biology Lab I

Laboratory to accompany BIOL 171. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in BIOL 171.

Recommended Preparation: High school chemistry or college chemistry.

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BIOL 172  General Biology II

Continuation of BIOL 171. Topics include: Origin of eukaryotic organisms, their general characteristics, life cycles, systematics and evolution; Anatomy, physiology and classification of higher plants; Anatomy, physiology, behavior and classification of animals; and Basic ecological principles. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for BIOL 171

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 172L

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BIOL 172L  General Biology Lab II

Laboratory to accompany BIOL 172. (3 hours laboratory).

Co-requisite(s): BIOL 172.

Recommended Preparation: High school biology and college level reading and writing skills.

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BIOL 200  Coral Reefs

Introduction to the biology, ecology and geology of stony corals and the reef structures they build. Topics include, but not limited to, the following: photobiology, biochemistry, physiology, reproduction, ecology, biogeography and evolution of stony corals; contributions made by other members of the coral reef community, such as algae, invertebrates, fish, sea turtles, sea birds, and marine mammals; reef formation and geomorphology; corals as resources for human utilization and the impacts of human activities upon reefs throughout the world. Emphasis will be on Hawai‘i's coral reefs, but comparisons will be made among reefs from other areas. (3 hours lecture).

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Botany

BOT 101  General Botany

Introduction to plant structure, function, reproduction, and evolution; plants in relation to the environment and human activities. Lecture/laboratory/field trip course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Recommended Preparation: High school biology.

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BOT 105  Ethnobotany

The scientific study of the interaction between human culture and plants, including the interrelationship of botany, socio-economics, belief systems and history that have shaped the cultural uses of plants in Hawaii, as well as Asia or the Pacific. Lecture/field trip course with service-learning option. (3 hours lecture).

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BOT 130  Plants in the Hawaiian Environment

Introduction to the evolution of plant communities and species of Hawaiian ecosystems; ecological interactions; observations, identification and systematics of native and introduced flora. Lecture/laboratory/field trip course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

DB DY

BOT 160  Identification of Tropical Plants

Nontechnical course in identification of common plants of tropics, including native and introduced flora. (3 hours lecture).

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BOT 205  Ethnobotanical Pharmacognosy

A study of medicinal plants of Hawai‘i, their characteristics, plant extraction, isolation and identification of their chemical constituents for possible uses in pharmaceuticals or in their natural state, and bioproduct manufacturing. This course is designed to train students for careers in plant and medical biotechnology. Lecture and laboratory/field trip course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in any of these courses: BOT 101, BOT 105, BOT 130, MICR 130, MICR 140, BIOL 172/172L, CHEM 152/152L or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: High school biology, chemistry and math.

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BOT 210  Phytobiotechnology

Introduction to practical aspects of Plant Biotechnology. Topics include micropropagation techniques, such as plant tissue, cell and protoplast cultures: DNA-based technologies, such as DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, PCR; and methods of plant genetic engineering. This course is designed to train students for careers in advanced agriculture technology and industry. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in BOT 101, or AG 152, or MICR 130 and MICR 140, or BIOL 171 and 171L. Placement into MATH 100 or higher.

Recommended Preparation: High school biology or chemistry, MATH 24.

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Business

BUS 122  Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course covers the basic economic and business principles regarding small-scale business enterprises. Focusing on the creation of a business plan, topics include researching and evaluating resources, planning, marketing, cultivating money resources, and understanding key concepts in law, budgeting, financial statements, and business documentation. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: BUS 120 and placement into ENG 100.

Elect

 

Chemistry

CHEM 100  Chemistry in Society

Introduction to chemistry for non-science majors. Discussion of basic chemistry concepts and their application to everyday life. Provides a survey of basic concepts and applications of chemistry with emphasis on the role of chemistry in the real world. This is suitable for students who have little or no background in chemistry and serves to fulfill a general education physical science core course for the nonscience major or as a preparatory course for CHEM 151 or BIOC 141. (3 hours lecture).

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CHEM 100L  Chemistry in Society Laboratory

Experiments in everyday chemistry. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in CHEM 100.

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CHEM 151  Elementary Survey of Chemistry

Provides the student with an adequate background in the fundamentals of chemistry. Covers the basic language and quantitative relationships of chemistry, including atomic structure, chemical bonding, structure-property relationships, chemical reactions. Prerequisite to CHEM 152 for majors in medical technology and nursing and other allied health and science-related fields, or can be taken as a preparatory course for CHEM 161. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit in MATH 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher. Placement in ENG 23 or higher.

DP

CHEM 161  General Chemistry I

Basic principles of inorganic chemistry with an emphasis on problem solving. First course of a two-course sequence designed to meet the one-year General Chemistry requirement for pre-med, science and engineering majors. Topics include chemical calculations, electronic structure, chemical bonding, states of matter and solutions. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in Math 103 or higher, or placement into Math 135 or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): Registration in CHEM 161L.

Recommended Preparation: Student should have taken high school chemistry, CHEM 100, or CHEM 151.

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CHEM 161L  General Chemistry Laboratory I

Laboratory experiments illustrating fundamental principles of chemistry. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in CHEM 161.

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CHEM 162  General Chemistry II

Second course of a two-course sequence designed to meet the one-year General Chemistry requirement for pre-med, science and engineering majors. Topics include thermochemistry, kinetics, acid-base equilibrium, solubility equilibrium and electrochemistry. Emphasis on problem solving. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in CHEM 161, credit for or registration in MATH 135, or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): CHEM 162L.

DP

CHEM 162L  General Chemistry Laboratory II

Laboratory experiments illustrating fundamental principles of chemistry. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in CHEM 162.

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Creative Media

CM 120  Introduction to Digital Video Journalism

Students will develop basic skills in video production and apply them to creating journalistic stories. (Cross-listed as JOUR 120.) (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab).

CM 142  Introduction to Video Game Design

This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of video game and application design, development, and deployment through project-based challenges that culminate in a publishable application (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.).

CM 220  Intermediate Digital Video Journalism

Students will develop intermediate skills in video production and apply them to creating journalistic stories for publication on the web and other distribution platforms. Repeatable for up to 6 credits. (Cross-listed as JOUR 220.) (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for CM 120 or consent of instructor.

CM 242  Video Game Design II

This course picks up where CM 142 left off. In addition to creating games at a higher technical and aesthetic standard, presentation skills (as in "presentation to potential investors") are emphasized. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for CM 142

Recommended Preparation: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, basic Javascript, basic C# scripting.

 

Dance

DNCE 121  Beginning Ballet

Introduction to classical ballet technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

DNCE 122  Continuing Beginning Ballet

Continuation of beginning classical ballet technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 Hours Lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in DNCE 121 or consent of instructor.

DNCE 131  Beginning Modern Dance

Introduction to modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): None.

DNCE 132  Continuing Beginning Modern Dance

Continuation of beginning modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in DNCE 131 or Instructor consent.

DNCE 221  Low Intermediate Ballet

Low intermediate ballet technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in DNCE 122 or instructor's consent.

DNCE 231  Low Intermediate Modern Dance

Low intermediate modern dance technique. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in DNCE 132 or Instructor consent.

 

Economics

ECON 130  Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)

Study of how individuals make decisions which affect their income and wealth; how firms make decisions which affect profits and production. Relationship to demand, supply and prices of goods, and natural resources. (3 hours lecture).

DS

ECON 131  Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)

Study of the economic forces which determine a countrys income, employment, and prices. Roles of consumers, businesses, banks, and governments are explored. (3 hours lecture).

DS

 

Electrical Engineering

EE 160  Programming for Engineers

Introductory course on computer programming and modern computing environments with an emphasis on algorithm and program design, implementation and debugging. Designed for engineering students, this course includes a hands-on laboratory to develop and practice programming skills. (3 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in Math 140 or consent of instructor

Recommended Preparation: ICS 101

 

English

ENG 23  Introduction to College Reading and Writing

This course prepares students for college-level reading and writing with practice in the writing process, instruction in grammar and mechanics, emphasis on effective paragraphs and essays, introduction to research techniques, and practice in vocabulary development and reading comprehension. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement in ENG 23, grade of C or better in ENG 18 or ENG 20, or approval of designated Language Arts representative.

ENG 100  Expository Writing

This college-level composition course promotes critical reading, the writing process, rhetorical principles, research strategies, and the documentation of sources. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 22, OR placement into ENG 100, OR grade of "C" or better in ENG 23 and corequisite enrollment in ENG 100X, OR approval of designated Language Arts representative.

ENG 100X  Directed Support

This course increases students' engagement with English 100 course content: college-level composition, critical reading, the writing process, rhetorical principles, research strategies, and the documentation of sources. (1 hour studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 22 or ENG 23 or placement into ENG 100X or approval of designated Language Arts representative.

Co-requisite(s): Co-requisite: ENG 100

ENG 200  Composition II

A writing intensive composition course that furthers the study of rhetorical, conceptual, and stylistic demands of writing. Through a variety of assignments, each essay students write will build on the next one, culminating in a final argumentative research paper into which students will incorporate the knowledge they have gained through the writing and research performed during the semester. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Students should possess a strong foundation in grammar and punctuation; ideally, students will know MLA and/or APA writing styles.

ENG 204A  Introduction to Creative Writing (Fiction)

English 204A Introduction to Creative Writing (fiction) introduces students to the basic practices and principles involved in the writing and publication of short stories and novels. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

DA

ENG 204B  Introduction to Creative Writing (Poetry)

English 204B Introduction to Creative Writing (Poetry) introduces students to the basic practices and principles involved in the writing and publication of poems. (3 hours lecture ).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Students should possess a strong foundational knowledge of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. Additionally, students must be able to accept constructive criticism from peers and the instructor.

DA

ENG 204C  Introduction to Creative Writing (Screenwriting)

English 204C Introduction to Creative Writing (Screenwriting) introduces students to the basic practices and principles of screenwriting. (3 hours lecture ).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Students should possess a strong foundational knowledge of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. Additionally, students must be able to accept constructive criticism from peers and the instructor.

ENG 209  Business Writing

A study of business and managerial writing; practice in writing letters, memos, and reports, including a report requiring research and documentation. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100.

ENG 271  Introduction to Literature: Genre

This course introduces students to the study of significant works of literature in selected genres. Emphasis is on discussion of and writing about characteristics and themes of the works. A student may enroll in this course more than one time (for different genres); however, only three credits will be applied toward degree. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in ENG 100.

DL

ENG 272  Introduction to Literature: Culture and Literature

This course introduces students to the study of significant works of literature in selected cultures and cultural formations. Emphasis is on discussion of and writing about characteristics and themes of the works. A student may enroll in this course more than one time (for different cultures); however, only three credits will be applied toward degree. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in ENG 100.

DL

ENG 280  Book Production: Rain Bird Literary and Art Journal

This course is intended to acquaint students with the theory, practice, and skills required to publish a book (Pueo Literary and Art Journal), and, by extension, enable students to participate in the production of any small publication such as magazines, handbooks, manuals, brochures, flyers, newsletters, etc. To varying degrees over two semesters, the course covers planning, publicity, selection, editing, proofreading, layout, production, distribution, and celebration. Six credits may be applied to the AA degree. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in Eng 100 or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Willingness to carry out collaborative responsibilities on time and to work cooperatively with others. Strong knowledge of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. Awareness of literary forms and styles. Basic computer skills. An eye for visual detail.

 

Family Resources

FAMR 230  Human Development

This course provides students with theories of biological, cognitive, and psycho-social development from infancy to adulthood and with similarities and differences among individuals and their cultures. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: PSY 100.

DS

 

Food Science and Human Nutrition

FSHN 185  Food Science and Human Nutrition

An introductory level biological science course which integrates basic concepts of science with the study of human nutrition. Designed for students who want an introduction to nutrition, as well as those who later choose to major in it. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement in ENG 100 and credit in Math 25, 26, 29, or 82 or higher, placement into Math 103 or higher, or consent of instructor.

DB

 

Geography

GEOG 101  The Natural Environment

Survey of the natural environment; distribution and interrelationships of climates, vegetation, soil, and land forms. (3 hours lecture).

DP

GEOG 101L  The Natural Environment Laboratory

Analysis by use of maps, air photos, field and laboratory observation, and experimentation. Emphasis on Hawai‘i and on human modification of environment. Required field trips during regular class hours. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in GEOG 101.

DY

GEOG 102  World Regional Geography

Geography 102 is a survey of the world's major cultural regions. Environmental, cultural, political, and economic characteristics of each region and regional interactions are explored from a geographic perspective. (3 hours lecture).

DS

 

Geology and Geophysics

GG 101  Introduction to Geology

The natural physical environment; the landscape; rocks and minerals, rivers and oceans; volcanism, earthquakes and other processes inside the Earth; effects of human use on the Earth and its resources. Field trip. (3 hours lecture).

DP

GG 103  Geology of the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian geology and geologic processes: origin of Hawaiian Islands, volcanism, rocks and minerals, land forms, stream and coastal processes, landslides, earthquakes and tsunamis, ground water, geologic and environmental hazards. Field trips arranged. (3 hours lecture).

DP

GG 210  O‘ahu Field Geology

Field trip and laboratory sessions relating to the Geology of O‘ahu. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in GG 101, GG 103, or consent of instructor.

DY

GG 211  Big Island Field Geology

A four-day field trip on the island of Hawai‘i. A survey of Hawaiian volcanic processes is illustrated by studying Kilauea, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, and Kohala volcanoes. Students are responsible for air and ground transportation, meals, and lodging. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in GG 101, GG 103, or consent of instructor. Must have medical clearance.

DY

GG 214  Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau Field Geology

A four-day field trip on the island of Kaua‘i to study the volcanological evolution and continuing geological history of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau volcanoes. Students are responsible for air and ground transportation, meals, and lodging. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in GG 101, GG 103, or consent of instructor.

DY

 

Hawaiian Language

HAW 101  Elementary Hawaiian I

An elementary course in the Hawaiian language which focuses on rules of grammar, pattern drills, the building of an adequate vocabulary to facilitate conversation, and reading of selected materials at an elementary level. (4 hours lecture).

HAW 102  Elementary Hawaiian II

Continuation of HAW 101. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HAW101 or consent of instructor.

HAW 201  Intermediate Hawaiian I

Continuation of HAW 102 with emphasis on increasing proficiency in use of major sentence patterns in reading, writing, conversation, and translation. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HAW 102 or consent of instructor.

HAW 202  Intermediate Hawaiian II

Continuation of HAW 201. Further refinement of basic language skills including vocabulary development beyond the 201 level. Increased control over structures and idioms. Includes readings about history, culture, and diverse forms of literature. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HAW 201 or consent of instructor.

 

Hawaiian Studies

HWST 107  Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific

An introduction to Hawai‘i and Hawaiian culture in the context of the larger Pacific, including Hawaiian origins, settlement, language, land, history, society, religion and the arts. (3 hours lecture).

DH

HWST 130  Hula ‘Ōlapa: Traditional Hawaiian Dance

In this class students will learn various beginning traditional hula interpretations. Students will be taught the basic footwork and hand gestures of traditional hula accompanied by chanting, Ipu Heke (double gourd) or Pahu (drum). Students may also be required to make accompanying instruments like Ipu (smaller single gourd), Kala‘au (sticks), ‘Ili‘ili (stones), and Pū‘ili (split bamboo), and learn accompanying oli (chants) under the direction of the class Instructor. Students will be taught different historical aspects of specific hula, associated hula mythology, ali‘i (chiefly) genealogies, plants and place names. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory).

DA

HWST 131  Hula Ōlapa 'Elua: Traditional Hawaiian Dance II

Continuation of HWST 130. In this second class students will learn intermediate traditional hula interpretations. Foot work and hand gestures of traditional hula will be reinforced accompanied by chanting, Ipu Heke (double gourd) or Pahu (drum). Students will be exposed to chants, and pule of traditional and ceremonial protocols related to the discipline of hula. Students may also be required to make accompanying instruments, like Ipu (smaller single gourd), Kala‘au (sticks), ‘Ili‘ili (stones), and Pū‘ili (split bamboo) under the direction of the class instructor. Students will be taught different historical aspects of specific hula, associated hula mythology, ali‘i (chiefly) genealogies; plants, and place names. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture/lab).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HWST 130, and enrollment in or credit for HAW 101 or HWST 107

DA

HWST 135  Kālai Lā‘au: Hawaiian Woodwork and Wood Carving

This is a Hawaiian cultural woodwork and wood carving project class. This class will involve the development of two to three introductory woodworking projects of Hawaiian cultural significance or ceremonial use. Through this class the students will develop both the skills needed to work effectively and safely with wood, and the cultural knowledge important to the pieces developed. As a project class, there will be specific projects and themes set by the instructor of general Hawaiian cultural interest. Students will learn different aspects and solutions in carving and creating Hawaiian cultural projects. (6 hours studio).

DA

HWST 136  Kālai Lā‘au II: Advanced Techniques in Hawaiian Carving

This is a Hawaiian cultural carving class that is a continuation of the themes and techniques learned in HWST 135 Kāai La'au. Students will be required to complete at least one large piece and two highly finished smaller pieces. Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of carving upon entering the class and will spend their time rme tuning and working on a larger scale. Through this class students will develop skills and techniques with more advanced tools needed to work effectively and safely with wood, bone, and/or stone, and students will acquire the cultural knowledge important to the pieces developed. Students wnt also learn how to make some of the tools required for use in the class. (6 hours studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HWST 135 with a grade of "B" or better, or consent of the instructor.

DA

HWST 255  Introduction to the Hawaiian Kingdom

This course covers the origins and features of the Hawaiian state. Starting with Hawai`i's roots as a navigator society, this course explores the island kingdoms of Kaua`i, O`ahu, Maui and Hawai`i island. Detailed interaction between Hawaiians and navigators from other countries around the world such as Cook and Vancouver open up an investigation through the reign of Kamehameha I and his powerful wife Ka`ahumanu. The decision to construct a constitutional monarchy, achieve state recognition and develop a modern nation-state are examined further through the eighty-eight year period of Kingdom of Hawai`i statecraft. Using tools from history, linguistics, political science and law, students will engage the transition of Hawaiian political systems as they emerged across specific periods with an eye towards developing theoretical frameworks for understanding why Hawaiian political systems progressed as they did. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of “C” or better in HWST 107, HIST 284 or HIST 224.

DH

HWST 270  Hawaiian Mythology

A survey of gods, ‘aumakua, kupua, mythical heroes, heroines and their kinolau as the basis of traditional Hawaiian metaphor. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HWST 107 or HAW 102.

DH

HWST 273  Tattoo Traditions of Polynesia

An overview of the traditional tattoo practices of the various Polynesian islands within the context of the great Pacific. (3 hours lecture).

DH

HWST 285  Lā‘au Lapa‘au I: Hawaiian Medicinal Herbs

In this class students will learn the basic philosophy and traditions surrounding Hawaiian healing herbs. Students will also learn how to identify, grow, harvest, prepare, store and use these herbs for various human ailments. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HWST 107 or BOT 105.

DH

 

Health

HLTH 125  Survey of Medical Terminology

HLTH 125 familiarizes the student with medical terminology used in both human and animal medicine through analysis of prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. This course covers the pronunciation, spelling, and definitions of selected medical words dealing with mammalian body systems. Commonly used medical abbreviations and pharmacological terms are also discussed. (1 hour lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENG 21 or ENG 23, or placement in ENG 100X or higher.

 

History

HIST 151  World Civilization I

A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions to 1500 C.E. (3 hours lecture).

FGA

HIST 152  World Civilization II

A global and historical survey focusing on human societies and cross-cultural interactions since 1500 C.E. (3 hours lecture).

FGB

HIST 230  Pre-Modern European Civilization

A survey of Pre-Modern Europe to 1500 CE. Focus is given to the political evolution and the major economic, social, and cultural development of European states. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: HIST 151

DH

HIST 281  Introduction to American History I

An introduction to American history covering significant events in U.S. history from the colonial to Civil War period. (3 hours lecture).

DH

HIST 284  History of Hawai‘i

A general study of the social, political and economic development of Hawai‘i from the ancient Hawaiians to the present. (3 hours lecture).

DH

HIST 285  Environmental History of Hawai‘i

This course investigates human interactions with the natural world in the Hawaiian Islands. It is interdisciplinary, drawing on insights from history, geography, anthropology and the natural sciences. Topics covered will include island biogeography and evolution; the natural and human histories of Hawai‘i; Hawaiian and American attitudes toward the environment; the impact of introduced diseases, plants and animals in Hawai‘i. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for HIST 151 or HIST 152 or consent of the instructor.

 

Information and Computer Sciences

ICS 100  Computing Literacy and Applications

An introductory survey of computers and their role in the information world emphasizing computer terminology, hardware and software. Opportunities for "hands-on" experience using applications software may include spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, and communications. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Credit in both ENG 22 or ENG 23 and Math 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher.

ICS 101  Digital Tools for the Information World

Fundamental information technology concepts and computing terminology, productivity software for problem solving, computer technology trends and impact on individuals and society. Emphasizes the utilization of operating systems and the production of professional documents, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, and web pages. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: High School algebra.

ICS 105  Computer and Information Literacy Exam Preparation

In this introductory computing course, students will learn basic file management, digital communication, word processing, and presentation software. Students will explore various computing systems and terminology. This course is recommended for students inexperienced in computing. (3 hours lecture).

ICS 107  Web Site Development

An introduction to the concepts and skills for developing websites from planning through publishing. Design, usability, accessibility, markup and styling language, and integrating media will be emphasized. Web development software utilized. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Intermediate computing skills including file management and common computing skills: cut, copy, paste, open/save files, web search.

ICS 111  Introduction to Computer Science

Intended for computer science majors and all others interested in a first course in programming. An overview of the fundamentals of computer science emphasizing problem solving, algorithm development, implementation, and debugging/testing using an object-oriented programming language. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 103 with a grade of "C" or better, placement into Math 135, or consent of instructor

ICS 113  Database Fundamentals

This course examines file organization and the use of computer databases. It also examines the handling of information through its organization, management and control. A substantial part of the course develops an understanding of the data processing building blocks: files, records and fields. Techniques to report and maintain data are also covered. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit in ICS 100 or ICS 101 and placement in MATH 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 82 or higher.

ICS 119  Introduction to Social Media

This computing course explores the foundations of building a presence on the Web, developing an entity's brand and creating a social channel to share ideas, expertise and business philosophies. Topics covered: choosing a domain name, securing a content hosting service, initiating content creation, and constructing a social web channel. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Write well-formed sentences and organized paragraphs using proper grammar and correct spelling. Have computing skills including file management, uploading/downloading files and Internet search skills.

Elect

ICS 123  Introduction to Audio and Video Editing

This is an introductory course covering concepts and skills of working with digital audio and video including recording, editing and publishing online. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Intermediate computing skills including file management and common computing skill including cut,copy, paste,open/save files, web search and ability to independently access technical support through online forums.

ICS 141  Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science I

This course covers logic, sets, functions, matrices, algorithmic concepts, mathematical reasoning, recursion, counting techniques, and probability theory. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 103 or placement into MATH 135 or higher, or consent of instructor.

ICS 171  Introduction to Computer Security

Examines the essentials of computer security, including risk management, the use of encryption, activity monitoring, intrusion detection; and the creation and implementation of security policies and procedures to aid in security administration. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): ICS 184 with a C or better, or concurrent enrollment, or consent of the instructor.

ICS 184  Introduction to Networking

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure, as well as to describe networking technologies, basic design principles, and adhere to wiring standards and use testing tools. The course also introduces the student to network security concepts. (3 hours lecture).

ICS 203  Digital Image Editing

Introduction to the terminology, tools, features and techniques of digital image editing. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Intermediate Computing Skills which include the following: File management File compression Upload/download files Internet search skills Troubleshooting skills

ICS 211  Introduction to Computer Science II

Reinforce and strengthen problem-solving skills using abstract data types and introduce software development practices. Emphasize the use of searching and sorting algorithms and their complexity, recursion, object-oriented programming, and data structures. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): A grade of C or better in ICS 111 or consent of instructor.

ICS 212  Program Structure

Program organization paradigms, programming environments, implementation of a module from specifications, the C and C++ programming languages. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ICS 211 or consent

ICS 215  Introduction to Scripting

Introduction to scripting languages for the integration of applications and systems. Scripting in operating systems, web pages, server-side application integration, regular expressions, event handling, input validation, selection, repetition, and parameter passing for languages such as Perl, JavaScript, PHP, Python, and/or shell scripting. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ICS 211 or consent

ICS 241  Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science II

Includes program correctness, recurrence relations and their solutions, divide and conquer relations, graph theory, trees and their applications, Boolean algebra, introduction to formal languages and automata theory. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ICS 141 or consent of instructor.

ICS 281  Ethical Hacking

This course covers basic ethical hacking techniques also known as white hat hacking. It stresses the moral and legal issues about hacking and how these techniques can be used to defend against attacks as well as to perform authorized system security evaluation testing. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ICS 171, or consent of instructor.

ICS 282  Computer Forensics

This course covers basic computer forensics including operating system diagnostics, the use of forensic toolkits to examine and validate computer activity and techniques for the proper collection, examination and preservation of forensic evidence. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ICS 171, or consent of instructor.

 

Interdisciplinary Studies

IS 103  Introduction to College

Proposed change: This course offers strategies for success in college and life-long learning. It emphasizes understanding yourself, setting and attaining goals, critical thinking, effective communication, relationship building, study habits and skills, time management, college resources, and setting your foundation to succeed. Students will participate in and lead classroom learning through discussions, readings, writing assignments, group activities, and hands-on experiences. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None

IS 105B  Career Decision Making

An introductory course designed to prepare students to make more focused career/life decisions through self analysis and world of work examinations. (2 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Placement in ENG 22 or higher.

IS 204  Themes in Popular Culture

An interdisciplinary study of a specific event, person, idea, or process in popular culture which will bring together various methodologies and conceptual tools to create a complex analysis. Topics covered will include: the concept of popular culture, how elements of popular culture are created and circulated, how elements of popular culture connect to historical, political, social, symbolic and intellectual history, how different groups in society are related to the elements of popular culture, and how popular culture plays a role in the lives of individuals. (3 hours lecture).

 

Japanese Language

JPNS 101  Elementary Japanese I

An introductory course focusing on grammar and vocabulary sufficient to maintain conversation at the elementary level and on the three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. (4 hours lecture).

JPNS 102  Elementary Japanese II

A continuation of JPNS 101 focusing on additional grammar topics and increased vocabulary to maintain conversation at the elementary level and on the three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for JPNS 101 or consent of instructor.

JPNS 108  Basic Japanese Conversation

Elementary-level conversational Japanese to develop speaking and understanding of Japanese culture. This is a course recommended for people who deal with or are interested in things concerning Japan. (3 hours lecture ).

Pre-requisite(s): None

 

Journalism

JOUR 120  Introduction to Digital Video Journalism

Students will develop basic skills in video production and apply them to creating journalistic stories. (Cross-listed as CM 120.) (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab ).

JOUR 150  Press & Society

The role of the media in contemporary society, including development, influence, rights, responsibilities, issues and trends with emphasis on the social, political and economic effects. (3 hour lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ENG 22 or placement in ENG 100X or higher.

JOUR 220  Intermediate Digital Video Journalism

Students will develop intermediate skills in video production and apply them to creating journalistic stories for publication on the web and other distribution platforms. Repeatable for up to 6 credits. (Cross-listed as CM 220.) (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab ).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for JOUR 120 or consent of instructor

JOUR 250  Media Writing

An introductory course in reporting and writing news stories for delivery to different media, including print, online media and video. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): C or better in ENG 100

 

Linguistics

LING 102  Introduction to Language

An investigation of the nature and function of language, its sounds, structures and semantics, oral and written expression, acquisition and change. General linguistic principles applicable to all languages will be covered. We will learn ways of talking about language that will enable us to discuss language and understand what linguists do and say. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ENG 22 or ENG 23 or higher or consent of instructor.

DH

 

Math

MATH 75X  Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

This course prepares students for MATH 100, MATH 101, MATH 111, and MATH 115. Course topics include ratio and percent, unit conversion, graphs, data interpretation, basic algebra, solving linear equations, and working with formulas with special emphasis on pattern recognition and problem solving. Additional topics may include set theory, inequalities, and quadratics. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

MATH 78  College Math Companion

This course provides students concurrently enrolled in MATH 100, MATH 101, MATH 111, or MATH 115 with Just-In-Time support with special emphasis on pattern recognition and problem solving. Course topics are tailored to the concurrent course and may include ratio and percent, unit conversion, graphs, data interpretation, basic algebra, solving linear equations, and working with formulas. (One Lecture Hour).

Pre-requisite(s): Satisfactory Placement Score

MATH 82  Algebraic Foundations

MATH 82 covers elementary algebra topics. Topics include linear equations and inequalities, graphing, linear systems, properties of exponents, operations on polynomials, factoring, rational and radical expressions and equations, quadratic equations, and applications. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Satisfactory Placement, or a Grade of "C" or better in Math 21, Math 21B, Math 24, Math 28, or Math 75X.

Co-requisite(s): None

MATH 88  College Algebra Companion

Math 88 provides students with supplemental algebra instruction that directly supports the topics covered in Math 103. (2 Lecture Hours).

Pre-requisite(s): Satisfactory Placement Score

Co-requisite(s): MATH 103

MATH 100  Survey of Mathematics

An introduction to quantitative and logical reasoning for the nonscience/nonmathematics major. The question, âWhat is mathematics?â is explored, while focusing on mathematical systems or models, cultivating an appreciation for mathematics as an aesthetic art, and developing skills in problemsolving and analysis. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): C or better in MATH 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher or equivalent, co-requisite enrollment in Math 78, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 101  Mathematics for Veterinary Assistants

An introduction to clinical calculations used in veterinary medicine. Topics include the application of mathematical skills to solve applied problems in veterinary nursing and pharmaceutical dispensing with emphasis on dosage, concentration, dilution and drip rates. Also included is mathematical and laboratory terminology. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): C or better in MATH 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 103  College Algebra

Linear equations, inequalities, systems of equations, polynomials, functions, fractional expressions and equations, exponents, powers, roots, quadratic equations and functions; rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): "C" or better in MATH 25, 26, 29, 82 or equivalent, co-requisite enrollment in MATH 88, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 111  Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

Math 111 is the first of a two-course sequence designed to give prospective elementary education majors the depth of understanding necessary to teach mathematics in the elementary classroom. Topics include number (natural numbers, integers, fractions, and real numbers) and operations, sets, patterns, functions and algebra. Emphasis will be on communication, connections and problem solving, representations, and reasoning and proof. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): C or better in Math 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X, or higher or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test, and grade of C or better in ENG 22 or ENG 23 or placement in ENG 100.

MATH 112  Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II

Math 112 is the second of a two-course sequence designed to give prospective elementary education majors the depth of understanding necessary to teach mathematics in the elementary classroom. Topics include the representation of and operations on the natural numbers and properties of those operations. Emphasis will be on communication, connections and problem solving, representation and reasoning. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 111.

FS

MATH 115  Statistics

Utilizes basic statistical topics including measures of central tendency and dispersion, classification of variables, sampling techniques, elementary probability, normal and binomial probability distributions, tests of hypothesis, linear regression and correlation in order to solve problems. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in Math 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 135  Precalculus: Elementary Functions

Investigates linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions, and related topics. This course is the first part of the precalculus sequence. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 103 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 140  Precalculus: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry

Studies trigonometric functions, analytic geometry, polar coordinates, vectors, and related topics. This course is the second part of the precalculus sequence. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 135 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 203  Calculus for Business and the Social Sciences

Basic mathematical concepts, topics in differentiation and introductory integration of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions. Related applications to management, finance, economics and social science will be considered. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "B" or better in MATH 103, "C" or better in MATH 135 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

MATH 205  Calculus I

Basic mathematical concepts, topics in differentiation, and introductory integration of algebraic and trigonometric functions. Applications of differentiation and integration will be demonstrated. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 140 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.

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MATH 206  Calculus II

Differentiation and integration concepts of trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and hyperbolic functions. Integration implements, infinite series, and applications of derivatives and integrals are also featured. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 205 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

MATH 231  Calculus III

Vector algebra, vector-valued functions, differentiation in several variables, and optimization. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 206 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

MATH 232  Calculus IV

Math 232 is the fourth course in the calculus sequence. Topics include multiple integrals, line integrals, Green's Theorem, surface integrals, Stokes' Theorem, Gauss' Theorem and differential equations. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): "C" or better in Math 231 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

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Meteorology

MET 101  Introduction to Meteorology

Introduction to Meteorology (MET 101) studies basic atmospheric physics, Sun-Earth-atmosphere-ocean-human interrelationships, major weather systems and forecasting, with special emphasis on Hawai‘i. For both science and non-science majors and prospective science teachers. (3 hours lecture).

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Microbiology

MICR 130  General Microbiology

Fundamentals of microbiology, growth, development, and classification of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi and algae; roles of microorganisms in the environment and human affairs: medical microbiology, immunology, and applied microbiology for food sanitation and public health. (3 hours lecture).

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MICR 140  General Microbiology Laboratory

Laboratory course illustrating fundamental techniques and concepts of microbiology, such as microscopic observations, aseptic transfer, microorganism classification and identification, environmental factors influencing microorganisms, biochemistry of microorganisms, ecological microbiology, and medical microbiology. This course is designed to complement MICR 130. Primarily for students in nursing, dental hygiene and nutrition. Science laboratory course. (4 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement into Math 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 82 or higher.

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Music

MUS 106  Music Appreciation

Elements, styles, and forms of music, from the listeners standpoint. Focus on classical music literature. Concert attendance and written critique required for two live performances during semester. (3 hours lecture).

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MUS 114  College Chorus

Rehearsal and performance of classical, popular, and Polynesian/ethnic choral literature. Elementary Polynesian dance may be included as part of performance. Open to all students. No previous choral experience required. Extra curricular concert attendance required. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). Up to 7 credits applicable toward AA degree. (3 hours rehearsal).

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MUS 121B  Voice 1

Performance class designed for students with little or no vocal experience. Deals with vocal production and literature for voice. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). May be repeated up to 4 credits; only 2 credits applicable towards the AA degree. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

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MUS 121C  Piano 1

Basic principles of performance. Relevant problems in piano literature at elementary level. MUS 121C, 122C must be taken in sequence. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). May be repeated up to 6 credits; only 2 credits applicable towards the AA degree. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

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MUS 121F  Beginning Slack Key Guitar

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. Student learns to play two slack key tunings. This course is intended for students with little or no background in this style of guitar playing. Ability to read music is not required. May be repeated up to 6 credits. (3 hours lecture/studio).

MUS 121Z  Beginning Ukulele

Basic principles of performance; relevant problems in literature. Introductory course in ukulele. Focus on principles of performance. Course is intended for students with little or no experience in playing the ukulele. May be repeated up to 6 credits. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

MUS 122B  Voice 2

Performance class designed for students with previous vocal experience or training. Deals with vocal production and literature for voice. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). May be repeated up to 4 credits; only 2 credits applicable towards the AA degree. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MUS 121B or consent of instructor.

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MUS 122C  Piano 2

Designed for further study of principles and basic skills of piano performance established in first semester piano. Continues the group participation chord approach with greater emphasis on ensemble playing and improvisation. MUS 121C and 122C must be taken in sequence. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MUS 121C.

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MUS 122F  Intermediate Slack Key Guitar I

Intermediate slack key guitar: level I. Student learns to play solos in C tunings and intermediate solos at level I in tunings learned in the elementary class. May be repeated up to 4 credits. (3 hours lecture/studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MUS 121F or consent of instructor.

MUS 122Z  Intermediate Ukulele

Continuation of MUS 121Z. Increased emphasis on ukulele literature. Focus on principles of performance. Emphasis on ensemble playing. (3 hours lecture/studio).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MUS 121Z or consent of instructor.

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MUS 177  Introduction to Hawaiian Music

A survey of Hawaiian music from Polynesian origins and pre-contact traditional forms to acculturated and contemporary forms and expressions including vocal, instrumental and dance music in their social, cultural and religious contexts. (3 hours lecture).

MUS 221C  Piano 3

Continuation of MUS 122C. Increased emphasis on piano literature up to the intermediate level. MUS 221 and MUS 222C must be taken in sequence. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). May be repeated up to 6 credits; only 2 credits applicable towards the AA degree. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MUS 122C or consent of instructor.

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MUS 222C  Piano 4

Continuation of MUS 221C. Increased emphasis on piano technique and literature up to the intermediate level. Introduction to accompanying. MUS 221C and MUS 222C must be taken in sequence. Student will complete one level of MusicLab Melody (8 modules of 10 quizzes each). (1 hour lecture, 2 hours rehearsal).

Pre-requisite(s): MUS 221C

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MUS 253  Elementary Music In Action

Deals with musical concepts, philosophy & pedagogy; the use of media, singing, movement, and instruments; and resources for an active elementary classroom. Presents correlation between music and brain development in early childhood. Intended for Education majors. Music is a vital stimulus to the developmental process and contributes to the emergence of positive self-esteem. Elementary education candidates learn to apply appropriate strategies in order to provide music making as part of everyday classroom activities. (3 hours lecture).

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MUS 296  Special Topics in Music

Students will investigate important topics in music, such as specific people, genres, or periods. Classes may include a performance component. Specific course information will be made available in the schedule of classes. Nine credits may be applied to the AA degrees (with different topics). (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Introductory MUS class.

 

Oceanography

OCN 101  Introduction to the Marine Option Program

This course provides an overview of statewide issues and organizations involved with ocean and freshwater activities, including management, education, research and business. It also provides an orientation to the Marine Option Program (MOP) and reviews the requirements of the MOP certificate. The course explores opportunities for internships, projects and careers related to water environments. The course will present guidelines on proposal writing, project implementation, data collection and interpretation, and final report preparation and presentation. This course is taught via HITS interactive television with participation of students and faculty throughout the UH system. (1 hour lecture).

Recommended Preparation: Grade of C or better in MATH 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X or higher.

OCN 120  Global Environmental Challenges

Scientific approach to evaluating human-caused environmental challenges and their potential solutions. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Recommended Preparation: Basic pre-college level math, chemistry, physics.

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OCN 201  Science of the Sea

An introductory course to oceanography covering the dimensions of the science of oceanography, the physical and chemical properties of sea water, waves, tides, currents, life in the ocean, and the geologic structure of the ocean floor, environmental concerns, and human use of the oceans. (3 hours lecture).

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OCN 201L  Science of the Sea Laboratory

Experiments, computer exercises and field trips demonstrating the geological, physical, chemical and biological principles, and equipment, of earth and ocean sciences. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in OCN 201 or equivalent preparation or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: High school algebra and chemistry; ability to use a computer.

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Pacific Islands Studies

PACS 108  Pacific Worlds: An Introduction to Pacific Islands Studies

This course situates Hawaiʻi in the larger context of Oceania and exposes students to issues, themes, values, and practices across the region. It also introduces students to the geography, societies, histories, cultures, and arts of Oceania, including Hawai`i. This course combines lecture and discussion that emphasize Pacific Islander perspectives and experiences. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): none

Co-requisite(s): none

Recommended Preparation: none

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Pharmacology

PHRM 203  General Pharmacology

Covers a wide range of drugs with emphasis on sites and mechanism of action, toxicity, fate and uses of major therapeutic agents. This course is intended for students in nursing and allied health fields. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ZOOL 141 and ZOOL 142.

Recommended Preparation: College level chemistry.

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Philosophy

PHIL 100  Introduction to Philosophy: Survey of Problems

Great philosophical issues, theories, and controversies. Course will focus on issues such as the problem of determinism, the problem of induction, the problem of distributive justice, the problem of the highest good, and the problem of the function of government. (3 hours lecture).

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PHIL 101  Introduction to Philosophy: Morals and Society

Social and individual values, obligations, rights, and responsibilities. Course will cover normative theories and their applications to business, medicine, ethics and sexual relations. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: College level reading ability.

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PHIL 110  Introduction to Logic

A study of the foundations and development of rational thought and communication and their applications. Includes analysis of deductive reasoning, formal and informal fallacies, and the use of symbolic systems. (3 hours lecture).

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Physics

PHYS 151  College Physics I

A noncalculus one semester course for preprofessionaI or nonengineering majors. Study of the basic concepts of physics, including the fundamental principles and theories in mechanics, energy, and waves. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in MATH 140 or higher, or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 151L.

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PHYS 151L  College Physics Laboratory I

Experiments in statics, mechanics, energy, waves, and friction. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 151.

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PHYS 152  College Physics II

A noncalculus, one-semester course for pre-professional or nonengineering majors. Study of the basic concepts of physics, including the fundamental principles and theories in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for PHYS 151 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 152L.

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PHYS 152L  College Physics Laboratory II

Experiments in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 152.

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PHYS 170  General Physics I

This is the first of a rigorous, calculus-based course in physics for the professional or engineering majors. The study of the concepts of physics including the fundamental principles and theories of mechanics, energy, waves and thermodynamics. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MATH 205 or higher or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 170L and credit for or registration in MATH 206 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

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PHYS 170L  General Physics I Laboratory

This laboratory course is a rigorous, calculus-based study for professional or engineering majors. Laboratory exercises are designed to reinforce the fundamental concepts of kinematics, mechanics, energy, waves and thermodynamics. (3 hours laboratory).

Co-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 170.

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PHYS 272  General Physics II

This is the second in a rigorous, calculus-based physics course for the professional or engineering major. The study of the concepts of physics including the fundamental principles and theories of electricity, magnetism, light, and optical theory. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for MATH 206 or higher or equivalent and a grade of “C” or better in PHYS 170 or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 272L.

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PHYS 272L  General Physics II Laboratory

This laboratory course is a rigorous, calculus-based study for professional or engineering majors. Laboratory exercises are designed to reinforce the fundamental concepts of electricity, magnetism, light and optical theory. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 272.

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Political Science

POLS 110  Introduction to Political Science

Introduction to politics as a human activity. Discusses theories, ideologies, systems, and processes of politics. (3 hours lecture).

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POLS 120  Introduction to World Politics

Power economics and world politics from cross-national perspectives. Discussion of U.S. foreign policy since 1945. (3 hours lecture).

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POLS 130  Introduction to American Government

Focus on American politics and government on the basis of tradition and continuity. Covers: overview of constitutional development, institutions, processes, and participants of the American political system and alternative interpretations. (3 hours lecture).

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POLS 180  Introduction to Hawaiian Politics

Introduction to the study of political institutions, processes, and issues in Hawai‘i. (3 hours lecture).

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Psychology

PSY 100  Survey of Psychology

An introductory course with emphasis on principles of human behavior. Topics covered include motivation, learning, perception, emotion, development, personality, states of consciousness, group processes, problem solving and thinking, and methods of inquiry. (3 hours lecture).

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PSY 170  Psychology of Adjustment

Focus is on understanding, evaluating and improving adjustment. Includes study of theories, concepts and techniques concerning personal growth and behavior change. (3 hours lecture).

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PSY 224  Abnormal Psychology

Concepts and principles used in clinical practice: dynamics, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal behavior. Compares and contrasts the different patterns of abnormal behavior. Examines the differences in theoretical models for understanding maladaptive behavior. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: PSY 100.

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PSY 240  Developmental Psychology

This course examines the emotional, mental, physical, and social development of individuals from infancy to adulthood with special attention to interests abilities and critical issues at successive developmental stages. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for PSY 100 or consent of instructor.

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PSY 251  Human Sexuality

Examines topic areas in the field of human sexuality including anatomy/physiology, sexual response, and sexual themes in society. Emphasizes understanding of one's sexuality through decision-making and communication skills. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for PSY 100 or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): N/A

Recommended Preparation: N/A

 

Religion

REL 150  Introduction to World's Major Religions

Introduction to the worlds major religions: Primitive, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shinto, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Field trips may be required outside class time. (3 hours lecture).

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REL 202  Understanding Indian Religions

Historical survey of the teachings and practices of the major religious traditions of India. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: REL 150 or 151.

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REL 296  Special Topics in Religion

Students will investigate important topics in the study of religion such as Sacred Places, Religion and the Media, or Religion and Politics. A specific course description will be printed in the schedule of classes. (3 hours lecture).

Recommended Preparation: REL 150 or REL 151

 

Science

SCI 160A  Polynesian Voyaging and Seamanship

This course focuses on the fundamentals of voyaging and seamanship by blending the traditions of Polynesian culture, history and skills with modern science and technology. An interdisciplinary approach is used in treating topics in Hawaiian studies, astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology, marine biology, ethnobotany and archaeology of Polynesia and Hawaiâi. (3 hours lecture).

SCI 160B  Polynesian Voyaging and Seamanship

This course focuses on the fundamentals of voyaging and sea-manship by blending the traditions of Polynesian culture, history and skills with modern science and technology. An interdisciplinary approach is used in treating topics in Hawaiian studies, astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology, marine biology, ethnobotany and archaeology of Polynesia and Hawaiâi. (3 hours lecture).

Co-requisite(s): SCI 160L

SCI 160L  Polynesian Voyaging and Seamanship Lab

Laboratory/field trip course designed to acquire seamanship skills and apply knowledge of astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology, marine biology, ethnobotany and archaeology through sailing and environmental exploring activities. Optional coastal and/or inter-island voyaging field trips may be offered. (Students will be responsible for fees for each activity.) (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): 1. Minimum water skills and survival requirements: Pass the following water survival tests, which will be administered by the second lab: ability to swim a minimum of 500 yards in the open ocean using any strokes; ability to tread water for 30 minutes in the open ocean. 2. Health clearance: A written statement must be signed by a medical physician certifying that the student is physically capable of participating in the sailing activities scheduled for the lab. Health clearance must be submitted by the date of the first sailing lab.

Co-requisite(s): SCI 160B

SCI 260A  Polynesian Voyaging and Stewardship

This course focuses on the fundamentals of voyaging and the impact of human activity on the environment of Hawaiâi, with emphasis on KÄneâohe Bay and the Windward coast. An interdisciplinary approach is used in blending the traditions of Polynesian culture, history and skills with modern science and technology. Topics covered include Hawaiian studies, astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology, marine biology, ethnobotany and archaeology of Polynesia and Hawaiâi.

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for SCI 160A or SCI 160B or consent of instructor.

SCI 260B  Polynesian Voyaging and Stewardship

This course focuses on the fundamentals of voyaging and the impact of human activity on the environment of Hawaiâi, with emphasis on KÄneâohe Bay and the Windward coast. An interdisciplinary approach is used in blending the traditions of Polynesian culture, history and skills with modern science and technology. Topics covered include Hawaiian studies, astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology, marine biology, ethnobotany and archaeology of Polynesia and Hawaiâi.

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for SCI 160A or SCI 160B or consent of instructor.

Co-requisite(s): SCI 260L

SCI 260L  Polynesian Voyaging and Stewardship Lab

Laboratory/field trip course designed to apply knowledge of Polynesian skills and modern science to the impact on the environment due to human settlement, especially in Hawaiâi. Laboratory activities will further develop student skills in sailing, sail planning and navigation. Students are expected to undertake mentorship roles in disseminating their newly acquired knowledge and skills to the community. Optional coastal and/or inter-island voyaging field trips may be offered. (Students will be responsible for fees for each activity.) (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): 1. Credit for SCI 160L or consent of instructor. 2. Minimum water skills and survival requirements: Students must demonstrate an ability to swim a minimum of 500 yards in the open ocean using any strokes, except back stroke; ability to tread water for 30 minutes in the open ocean. (Note. Accredited water skill and survival tests passed within the past year are acceptable upon instructor approval. The "swim test" must be completed by the date of the first sailing lab.) 3. Health clearance: from a licensed physician must be provided. (Note. Health clearance submitted within the past year is acceptable upon instructor approval. Health clearance must be submitted by the date of the first sailing lab.)

Co-requisite(s): IS 260B

 

Social Science

SOCS 225  Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences

This course covers statistical methods related to behavioral sciences including frequency distributions, graphic methods, central tendency, variability, correlation, reliability, and tests of significance. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit in a 100-level (or above) Social Science course, placement into English 100, and placement into Math 103 or higher; or consent of instructor.

 

Social Work

SW 200  The Field of Social Work

Orientation to the profession of social work; the nature and scope of social work, historical development, values and philosophy, methods of practice, scope, and aims. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ENG 22 or ENG 23 or placement in ENG 100.

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Sociology

SOC 100  Survey of General Sociology

This course is an introduction to the scientific discipline of sociology. It will focus on key concepts, main theoretical perspectives, and research findings used by sociologists to explain the social world and social interaction. The course examines the fundamental components and institutions that makeup the structure of human societies as well as the basic processes and direction of social change. (3 hours lecture).

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SOC 251  Introduction to Sociology of the Family

SOC 251 is the study of human relationships within courtship, marriage, and the family as influenced by culture and society. It is designed to challenge students to re-examine assumptions regarding behavior, decisions, choices, and motivations in interpersonal relationships. The course places particular emphasis on diverse family forms, and the changing nature of how we define family. (3 hours lecture).

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Spanish Language

SPAN 101  Beginning Spanish I

Introduction to basic structures of the Spanish language emphasizing speaking, writing, listening and reading. Oral communication emphasized to provide students with the right pronunciation vocabulary and the control of basic grammar. Introduction to Hispanic culture. (4 hours lecture).

SPAN 102  Beginning Spanish II

Continues SPAN 101 through reading, speaking, writing and listening. Oral communication emphasized. Utilizes videos, stories and songs. Deals with Hispanic culture and the basic knowledge of the history, geography, and the traditions of Spanish speaking countries. (4 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for SPAN 101 or consent of instructor.

 

Speech

SP 151  Personal and Public Speech

This course introduces students to the basic principles of human communication. Students will receive practice in improving their competency in the areas of public speaking, specifically in informative and persuasive speaking. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement in ENG 21 or ENG 23 or higher.

SP 181  Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Introduction to basic principles of interaction between two people. Emphasis is on enhancement of skills in a variety of interpersonal contexts. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Placement in ENG 21 or ENG 23 or higher.

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SP 251  Principles of Effective Speaking

This course provides students with the opportunity to build on their public speaking skills through extensive practice in speech preparation and delivery techniques. This course will focus on how to organize a presentation, develop rhetorical skills, and use analytical skills. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in English 100 or credit for SP 151.

SP 253  Argumentation and Debate

SP 253 develops writing, reading, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will learn to develop techniques to researching and presenting arguments in an effective and articulate manner. (3 hour lecture per week).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in ENG 100 or credit for SP 151.

Recommended Preparation: Recommended course â SP 151

SP 260  Organizational Communication

SP 260 introduces theories and strategies for managing communication in organizations. Students will gain an understanding of how communication functions by addressing the self, maintaining interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making, and the use of technology in the workplace. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENG 100 or credit for SP 151.

 

Theatre

THEA 101  Introduction to Drama and Theatre

An introduction to the art of drama and theatre. Students study selected plays that are representative of important playwrights and historical periods. These plays are studied in their historical context and provide a basis for understanding elements and styles of drama. Theatre production will also be explored by considering the functions of actors, audiences, designers, playwrights and technicians. (3 hours lecture).

THEA 131  Beginning Unarmed Stage Combat

Introduction to theatrical unarmed stage combat. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): None.

THEA 132  Beginning Sword Stage Combat

Introduction to sword-fighting for the stage. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture.).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in THEA 131 or instructor consent.

THEA 220  Beginning Voice and Movement

Introduction to vocal and movement techniques to increase self-awareness and potential for self-expression. May be repeated up to 6 credits. (3 hours of lecture).

THEA 221  Acting I

Performance course concentrating on voice, relaxation, body awareness, and freedom from self-consciousness through theatre games, improvisation, and exercises. Emphasis on ensemble work. Students must see two plays and write about them or use the Service-Learning option. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture).

THEA 222  Acting II

Performance course concentrating on exploration of character creation; continued work on voice, relaxation, and self-realization. Students must see two plays and write about them or use the Service-Learning option. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in THEA 221.

THEA 260  Dramatic Production

Introduction to the process of converting a play into a performance. Students are required to participate in at least two aspects of an actual production. May be repeated up to 9 credits. (3 hours lecture).

THEA 296  Special Topics in Theatre

Students will investigate important topics in Theatre Studies such as specific artists/practitioners, genres, or methods of training. Specific course information will be made available in the schedule of classes. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): "C" or better in THEA 101 or "C" or better in THEA 221

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Women's Studies

WS 151  Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies

This course is an introduction to feminist interdisciplinary analysis from global and critical perspectives. It explores relationships between women and men from various cultures, with a focus on gender, race, class, and sexual dynamics. The course also explores women's negotiations with institutional dynamics. (3 hours lecture).

WS 200  Culture, Gender, and Appearance

This course explores the social construction of gender within culture and its visual expression through appearance. An analysis of role, identity, conformity, and deviance in human appearance is emphasized. (3 hours lecture).

 

Zoology

ZOOL 141  Human Anatomy and Physiology I

The first semester of a two-semester course in human anatomy and physiology which includes a study of human embryology, gross anatomy, microanatomy, physiology, pathology, and homeostatic relationships. This course is intended for students entering health care or medically related fields such as nursing, physical therapy and medical technology. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): High school chemistry or equivalent preparation or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: High school biology, BIOL 100, BIOL 101 or ZOOL 101; registration in ZOOL 141L.

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ZOOL 141L  Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

Laboratory to accompany ZOOL 141. Reinforces the facts and concepts of human anatomy and physiology discussed in ZOOL 141 through dissections, examination of models, laboratory activities, and other hands-on experiences. This course is intended for students entering health care or medically related fields such as nursing, physical therapy and medical technology. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ZOOL 141 or equivalent preparation or consent of instructor.

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ZOOL 142  Human Anatomy and Physiology II

The second semester of a two-semester course in human anatomy and physiology which includes a study of human embryology, gross anatomy, microanatomy, physiology, pathology, and homeostatic relationships. This course is intended for students entering health care or medically related fields such as nursing, physical therapy and medical technology. (3 hours lecture).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for ZOOL 141 or equivalent preparation or instructor's consent.

Recommended Preparation: Registration in ZOOL 142L.

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ZOOL 142L  Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab II

Laboratory to accompany ZOOL 142. Reinforces the facts and concepts of human anatomy and physiology discussed in ZOOL 142 through dissections, examination of models, laboratory activities, and other hands-on experiences. This course is intended for students entering health care or medically related fields such as nursing, physical therapy and medical technology. (3 hours laboratory).

Pre-requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ZOOL 142 or equivalent preparation or consent of instructor.

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