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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-
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Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
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business administration 176-
185
education
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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-
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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: Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)

IS 101A Information Literacy (3) Examines scholarly discourse in the information and technology age. Introduces the nature of investigation and presentation in an academic environment. Practice in research and information technologies to think critically and analytically about education and community issues. A-F only.

IS 291A Community Service Practicum (V) Supervised fieldwork in community agency, arranged by student. Repeatable one time. Pre: written proposal approved by Honors director and appropriate faculty adviser. 

IS 300 Field Study (V) Pre-arranged systematic field investigation of selected topics. Pre: written proposal approved by Honors director and appropriate faculty adviser.

IS 311 Independent Study Tutorial (V) Comprises a full-semester load. Not open to freshmen or students on probation. Pre: acceptable proposal and consent of Honors director and appropriate faculty adviser.

IS 312 Independent Study Tutorial (V) Continuation of 311.

IS 369 British Life and Culture (3) For Study Abroad Program students participating in the UHM Semester in London. Emphasis is placed on understanding within historical contexts important issues for contemporary British society - particularly those of class, power, gender, and race. A-F only. Pre: participation in London Semester Program. 

IS 489 Environmental Practicum (3) Field experience in study and abatement of environmental problems under faculty direction. Project proposal, narrative activity log, and documentary report are required. Pre: upper division standing, courses in appropriate discipline, and consent.

IS 600 Business/Public Organizations (3) Critical review of literature in theory and practice. For students in business, educational and public health administration, political science, social work, etc. (Cross-listed as EDEA 600)

IS 610 Field Study in Gerontology (V) Individually designed field experience for advanced certificate in gerontology students. Placements arranged at community programs, research sites, and special projects at the Center on Aging. Repeatable.

IS 611 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Gerontology (3) Understanding of gerontology as an interdisciplinary field of study and application of such understanding to both theoretical and applied aspects of aging. Repeatable.

For key to symbols and abbreviations, see the first page of this section.


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