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SCI 260A: Polynesian Voyaging and Stewardship (3 credits)

Course Description

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.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

    Degrees and Certificates

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      page last updated: April 28, 2014

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