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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-
175
business administration 176-
185
education
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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-
288
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-
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f - N 379-
427
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: Social Sciences
Social Sciences (SOCS)

College of Social Sciences 

Two kinds of courses are available directly from the College of Social Sciences: interdisciplinary courses and courses on tools, techniques, theories, and methods shared by the social science disciplines. The broader perspective and opportunity for cross-disciplinary interaction make these courses attractive.

SOCS 220 Computer Applications in Social Sciences (3) Word processing, spreadsheets, database management, introductory statistics; other social sciences applications. Lab required.

SOCS 225 Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences (3) Statistical reasoning in the analysis of social science data, including descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis, inference measures of association, decomposition of variance, and regression analysis. Lab required. Pre: any 100 level social science course or consent.

SOCS 250 Social Science Enquiry (3) Survey of enquiry methods in social sciences with an emphasis on the development of skills of enquiry, including critical thinking, evidence gathering and evaluation, reasoning, and argumentation. Pre: any 100-level social science course or consent.

SOCS 600 Social Science Theory (3) History and theory of social science.

SOCS 601 Topics in Teaching Innovations (3) Examination and critical analysis of contemporary curriculum and instruction issues in social sciences. Concepts, theories, principles underlying active learning, critical thinking, values inquiry, assessment, and multidisciplinary approaches to integration of knowledge.

SOCS 750 International Cultural Studies: Research Project (3) Directed reading and research culminating in a project that engages issues in international cultural studies. Types of projects include scholarly essays, community-based projects, performances or exhibitions. Written statement of purpose and self-evaluation required. CR/NC only. Pre: 609 and 610. 

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