The 2004-2005 University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) Catalog is a comprehensive guide to UHM programs, course offerings, faculty, facilities, services, tuition, financial aid, academic policies, and other information of general importance to UHM students. The information contained in this
Catalog is not necessarily complete. Where applicable, names and contact numbers for other publications and offices, which may offer additional information about specific areas of interest, have been included.
The Catalog is divided into five major sections:
Information about the University and the campus, student services, academic policies, tuition and financial aid.
Information about the individual colleges and schools and their academic programs.
Descriptions of courses offered.
Lists of administrators, faculty, and staff with their academic backgrounds.
Campus policies and information, glossary, and index.
If you are a prospective freshman or transfer undergraduate student, consult the sections on undergraduate education, Undergraduate Mânoa General Education Core and graduation requirements, tuition, financial aid, and student life. In addition, you should read the program section of the department, college or school that interests you. Before selecting classes, read the course descriptions for prerequisites, credit hours, and other relevant information. For additional information on specific programs of study, consult the department chair, program director, or major adviser.
If you are a prospective graduate student, consult the graduate education section of this
Catalog and the chair of the program in which you are interested for information regarding admission requirements, degree options, registration, and related procedures.
If you are a continuing student, keep this Catalog handy as a source of general information. Familiarity with its contents can smooth your progress toward your degree.
Although every effort is made to keep the Catalog correct and current, inevitably there will be some changes in courses offered and program requirements. You should, therefore, check the Schedule of
Classes/MyUH Portal and your department, college, or school for the most current information.
Web Information. This year’s Catalog, along with previous UHM catalogs, can be found on our Web site at: www.catalog.hawaii.edu
General Campus Information. For further information on UHM, contact:
UHM General Information
Campus Center 212
2465 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7235 (Voice/Text)
Acknowledgments. This edition of the Catalog would not have been possible without the assistance of many people. Thank you to Carolyn Brooks-Harris, Anne Bush, Ronald
Cambra, Robert Chinn, Jan Costa, Roberta Enoki, Peter Garrod, SongYun Han, Jan
Heu, Stella Hieda, Karlee Hisashima, Wendy Kekahio, Karl Kim, Cecilia Lam, Avis
Morigawara, Diane Nakashima, Gary Rodwell, Helene Sokugawa, Monica Stitt-Bergh, and Megumi Taniguchi.
Cover and Photographs. Cover by Travis Lum, UHM Design student in the Art and Art History department. Dialogue, his concept of the cover, has the potential to expose and spread new cultural experiments, crossing and crisscrossing increasingly obsolete ideological barriers. Photographs provided by Travis Lum and Robert Chinn of UH Relations.
Suggestions/Comments. We try to make each edition of the Catalog more helpful than the last and welcome your comments on how to improve the next
Catalog. Send your comments to the Catalog Coordinator in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Student Academic Services, 2600 Campus Road, QLC 102, Honolulu, HI 96822 or e-mail: