Academic Subject Certificate in Hawaiian Studies

 
 

The ASC in Hawaiian Studies prepares students for careers in education, the visitor industry, or in fields requiring expertise in Hawaiian subject matter.

This certificate consists of a minimum of 24 total credits with five different areas of emphasis: Language, History/Culture, Science, and Performing and Visual Arts.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Access sources of Information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies.
  • Critically analyze information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies.
  • Communicate, applying correct Hawaiian pronunciation, spelling, basic phrase and sentence patterns.
  • Apply a firm foundation to continued Hawaiian language acquisition.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of Hawai'i, its natural and social history, and its Hawaiian heritage.
  • Identify Hawaiian environmental and community issues and ways to contribute to Hawai'i by applying information and understanding gained from the ASC in Hawaiian Studies.
  • Understand, appreciate, articulate, and safeguard Hawai'i, its unique heritage and identity through having attained the ASC in Hawaiian Studies.

Ke Kahua - Core Courses (11 credits)


Concentration in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language) (8 credits)


    Concentration in Moʻolelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian History and Traditions) (Any 9 credits from the list below)


      Concentration in Ahupuaʻa (Hawaiian Land and Ocean Systems) (Any 9 credits from the list below)


        Concentration in Hawaiian Performing Arts (Any 9 credits from the list below)


        Concentration in Visual Art and Design (Any 9 credits from the list below)


          Electives (5-8 credits)

          Any one course can be used only once in each Academic Subject Certificate.