Colleges of Arts and Sciences
Students who wish to prepare themselves for admission to professional schools should follow the recommendations of the appropriate national professional organization. In addition, they should elect courses fulfilling specific requirements of the schools they hope to enter.
The Professions Advising Center (PAC) in the Arts and Sciences Student Academic Services Office can give specific aid to students preparing for admission to schools of dentistry, law, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, and allied health fields. Information on scholastic requirements of other professions is also available from the following resources:
Catalogs of individual schools with more specific admission requirements may be found in the Professions Advising Center in Hawaii Hall 108, or at Hamilton Library, or on the web.
Information regarding graduate programs and admission is in the “Graduate Education” section of the Catalog. Each department also includes information in its description about their specific program(s). Check specific departments for program requirements.
Societies and clubs associated with many departments within the Colleges of Arts and Sciences give students opportunities to explore a field from an informal perspective, get acquainted with other students with similar interests, and learn of the options available upon graduation. The Colleges of Arts and Sciences highly recommend active student involvement in these associations for the academic and professional enhancements they provide. Check with your departmental adviser for information.
Scholarships and Awards
The Colleges of Arts and Sciences and their departments provide scholarships and awards to exceptional students. For a selective list of scholarships, see “Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid.” If you wish specific information on prizes or scholarships offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, contact the appropriate department or check CA$H (Computer-Assisted Scholarship Help), a source of more than a thousand scholarships, accessible on the web at www.hawaii.edu/cash/.
Honor societies at UH Manoa in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences include Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology), Beta Phi Mu (library science), Delta Phi Alpha (German), Golden Key National Honor Society (undergraduate), Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism), Lambda Delta (freshmen), Mortar Board (seniors), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences), Phi Eta Sigma (freshmen), Phi Kappa Phi (general scholarship), Pi Delta Phi (French), Pi Kappa Lambda (music), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science), Psi Chi (psychology), Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Sigma Pi Sigma (physics), and Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society (sciences).
Please note: This Catalog was prepared to provide information and does not constitute a contract. The University reserves the right to change or delete, supplement or otherwise amend at any time and without prior notice the information, requirements and policies contained in this Catalog.
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