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CONTENTS

general information
academic units
courses
personnel
reference

GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
calendar 6-7
undergraduate education 8-
22
UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
27
graduate education 28-
45
student Life 46-
58
tuition, fees, and financial aid 59-
69
degrees and certificates 70-
71

ACADEMIC UNITS

architecture 72-
76
arts & sciences, AMST-IT 77-
122
Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
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business administration 176-
185
education
186-
207
engineering 208-
216
hawaiian, asian, and pacific studies 217-
225
health sciences and social welfare 226
interdisciplinary programs 227-
233
law 234-
236
medicine 237-
255
nursing 256-
266
ocean and earth science and technology 267-
284
outreach college 285-
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public health 289-
292
rotc programs 293-
294
social work
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297
travel industry management 298-
303
tropical agriculture and human resources 304-
324
instructional support, research, and Service Units  478-
483

COURSES

overview 325
a - E 326-
379
f - N 379-
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o - Z 427-
477

PERSONNEL

administration 484-
485
Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
faculty 486-
510
emeriti faculty 511-
517
Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
527

REFERENCE

appendix 528-
532
glossary 533-
535
campus map

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Courses: Honors
Honors (HON)

Honors Programs 

These courses are limited to students in the Honors Programs.

HON 120 Mathematical Modes of Thinking (3) Mathematics as both a language and a thought process expressed in that language. Historical and contemporary relations to culture.

HON 130 Contemporary Writing (3) Expository writing; classroom discussion of written products; introduction to debate. Limited to entering Honors Programs students.

HON 131 Disciplinary Reading and Writing (3) Writing about reading. Emphasis on various discourses associated with the common academic disciplines. Pre: 130.

HON 132 Varieties of Literary Experience (3) A far-ranging survey of world literature from Homer to the present. Development of critical skills. Pre: 131.

HON 133 Varieties of Literary Experience (3) A far-ranging survey of world literature from Homer to the present. Development of critical skills. Pre: 132.

HON 140 Structure in Music and Dance (3) Examining the languages of the musical arts. Emphasis upon the ways these arts are created and put together. 

HON 170 Persons and Society (3) Interdisciplinary examination of the various branches of social science and their relation to each other and to society as a whole.

HON 171 Persons and Society (3) Interdisciplinary examination of the various branches of social science and their relation to each other and to society as a whole. Pre: 170.

HON 180 Values: Origins and Significance (3) Interdisciplinary examination of the origins of various values in different cultures and periods. Status and roles of values in contemporary society. 

HON 181 Values: Origins and Significance (3) Interdisciplinary examination of the origins of various values in different cultures and periods. Status and roles of values in contemporary society. Pre: 180.

HON 491 Junior Honors Seminar (3) Students from different disciplines meet weekly for discussion of material presented by instructor in a multi-disciplinary format. Topics vary each semester. Required of, and limited to, candidates for Honors degree. CR/NC only.

HON 492 Honors Colloquium (3) Weekly meetings for discussion of enduring issues and problems of an interdisciplinary nature. Required of, and limited to, candidates for Honors degree. CR/NC only.

HON 493 Senior Honors Thesis (2) Preparation of research paper under individual faculty supervision. Required for graduation with Honors. Repeatable in different major.

HON 494 Senior Honors Thesis (2) Preparation of research paper under individual faculty supervision. Required for graduation with honors. Repeatable in different major. 

HON 495 Introduction to Research (V) Library research skills; lectures on research within a university setting; methodological issues for and across disciplines; special attention to defining a specific research problem. Required of, and limited to, candidates for the Honors degree.

HON 496 Senior Honors Project (3) Preparation of a research project or a performance project (with a research component) supervised by a faculty member. Required of, and limited to, candidates for Honors degree. Repeatable once. Pre: 495.

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