Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
Calendar 6-7
Undergraduate Education 8-
UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
Graduate Education 28-
Student Life 46-
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid 59-
Degrees and Certificates 70-


Architecture 72-
Arts & Sciences, AMST-IT 77-
Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
Business Administration 176-
Engineering 208-
Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies 217-
Health Sciences and Social Welfare 226
Interdisciplinary Programs 227-
Law 234-
Medicine 237-
Nursing 256-
Ocean and Earth Science and Technology 267-
Outreach College 285-
Public Health 289-
ROTC Programs 293-
Social Work
Travel Industry Management 298-
Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 304-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units  478-


Overview 325
A - E 326-
F - N 379-
O - Z 427-


Administration 484-
Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
Faculty 486-
Emeriti Faculty 511-
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-


Appendix 528-
Glossary 533-
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Student Life

Student Employment and Cooperative Education
Student Services Center 113
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7007 
(808) 956-9318 (V/T)
Fax: 956-8058

The Student Employment and Cooperative Education office (SECE) embraces the philosophy "LEARN While You Earn" and implements this by doing the following:

1. Fostering personal growth and career exploration in UHM students by integrating practical work experience with academic studies.

2. Contributing to research in student development primarily in the area of employment.

3. Serving the community by preparing students to be adaptable and productive in the work force, as well as responsible citizens in an ever-changing society.

4. Contributing to the internationalization of UHM by developing international work experiences; and

5. Striving for continuous improvement in all its programs and activities.

Additional information, including available positions, is available on the Web site.

University Employment

More than 4,000 students are hired by the University annually in a wide variety of jobs, from basic clerical to advanced research. Many students enjoy the availability, flexibility, and convenience of University employment.

Federal Work Study

The federal government subsidizes wages of students who qualify for Federal Work-Study, a form of assistance awarded to students with financial need. Both career related and community service jobs are available, including tutoring positions in the America Reads & Counts challenge. Awards are made by Financial Aid Services, and placement is administered by the Student Employment and Cooperative Education office.

Non-University Employment

Part-time opportunities, including summer and seasonal employment are available in a wide variety of positions, both on and off-campus.

Cooperative Education Program

The Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program combines classroom instruction with paid, supervised work experience relevant to a student's academic and career goals. Participation in Co-op is open to all Manoa campus students enrolled at least half-time in a degree-granting program. A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 2.0 and completion of at least 25 undergraduate credits are required.


These are primarily short-term, paid work experiences. Most are local, but internships on the continental United States may also be available. 

Career Services

Student Services 212
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-8136

Career Services (CS) offers Manoa students and alumni assistance in exploring and making effective (appropriate) career and educational choices. With this in mind, CS provides a variety of services and programs that are offered year-round. They are:

Career Services Library

Researching an employer's organization is essential in a career search. The CS library provides employer recruiting literature, employer directories, annual reports, and other publications on job market conditions and trends, employer expectations, and salaries. Also available are employment vacancy listings from local, national, and international businesses and organizations. The CS library also includes a computer laboratory where users may work on their resumes and other related documents or connect to the Internet for information on employers and jobs.

Job-Search Skills

Workshops and videotapes introduce students to resume design, letters of application and other correspondence, and interview techniques. Workshop schedules are posted at the CS office, where registrants may register to participate. Students and alumni may submit their resumes for critiques by the CS staff.

Employment Opportunities

Dial-a-Job (DJ), an automated telephone system, provides UHM students and alumni around-the-clock access to employment information. Students and alumni may also interview with local, Continental U.S., and overseas employers who visit the campus. Information on employer recruitment activities may be obtained at the CS library, on DJ, or at CS's Web site. Interview schedules are also posted on campus bulletin boards and are published in Ka Leo O Hawai'i web site.

Other Services

Special career programs, including career fairs, panels with employer representatives and outreach presentations to student organizations and classes are available throughout the year.

Personal conferences with a career counselor may be arranged to review goals, plans, qualifications, career alternatives, the job market, employer information, education requirements, and other career concerns.

Credential files (letters of recommendation) may be established to assist in graduate school applications or academic employment. Credentials will be mailed directly to an organization or institution upon request.

Practice interview sessions may be arranged to prepare for an actual interview. Participants may choose to have the interview sessions videotaped. After the session, counselors provide interviewees with feedback on their interview performance.

Child Care

Children's Center Administrative Office
Student Services 408
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7963
(808) 956-9009
Fax: (808) 956-4157

Child care is available at the Children's Center on the Manoa campus for two- to five-year-old children of students, faculty, and staff. The facility offers full- and part-time care to approximately 90 children each semester. It is open 48 weeks of the year, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The developmental approach to early childhood education offers each child individual attention in an atmosphere that is conducive to building a strong self-concept, interactive skills, and an experiential base. Group sizes and adult-child ratios are favorable, and teachers are trained and experienced in early childhood education. The program includes a wide range of opportunities for parental involvement. Applications should be made well in advance of the semester needed.

Counseling Services

Alcohol & Drug Education Program 

Student Services 210
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-3453

The Alcohol & Drug Education Program (ADEP) provides a variety of information and prevention education programming focusing on the use and/or abuse of alcohol and other drugs among the University student population. ADEP operates as a component program of the Counseling and Student Development Center (CSDC), collaborating with administrators, counseling center specialists, instructional faculty and student service personnel, campus health professionals, registered student groups, and student government bodies in order to promote healthy choices and constructive decision-making among students. ADEP also works with the Student Housing Service in educating, counseling, sanctioning, and providing rehabilitative support for students who have violated alcohol and/or drug use guidelines in the resident student community.

Additional services of ADEP include outreach prevention education workshops and seminars for classes and for dormitory residents; student-led peer education programming; dissemination of information about ADEP through participation in campus fairs, New Student Orientation, and Student Housing Services events; participation in research efforts relevant to the UH student population; information to students through Ka Leo O Hawai'i, the daily student newspaper; and ongoing assessment and program planning toward creating a safe and comfortable living and working environment for all persons in the UH Manoa community.

Civil Rights Counselor

Student Services 413
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-4431
Fax: (808) 956-9240

The civil rights counselor advises students and employees on the University's complaint policies and procedures. The civil rights counselor also advises and counsels students and employees on their rights under state and federal non-discrimination laws.

The civil rights counselor sets up alternative dispute resolutions and assists in solving disputes through informal procedures.

The civil rights counselor conducts training workshops system-wide covering policies, procedures, and laws pertaining to civil rights, affirmative action, and other discrimination issues.

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