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COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

GENERAL EDUCATION DESIGNATION

DEPARTMENTS OFFERING DIVERSIFICATION COURSES

Departments Offering Diversification Courses

Arts-DA

Humanities-DH

Literatures-DL

Social Sciences-DS

Biological Sciences-DB

Physical Sciences-DP

Laboratory (science)-DY

Social Sciences-DS

American Studies (AMST) (11)*
Anthropology (ANTH) (43)*
Apparel Product Design & Merchandising (APDM) (2)*
Architecture (ARCH) (4)*
Asian Studies (ASAN) (12)
Botany (BOT) (4)*
Business (BUS) (2)
Chinese (CHN) (1)
Communication (COM) (15)*
Economics (ECON) (34)*
Ed. Counseling & Guidance (EDCG) (1)
Ed. Curriculum Studies (EDCS) (1)
Ed. Foundations (EDEF) (6)
Ed. Psychology (EDEP) (4)
Ethnic Studies (ES) (19)*
Family Resources (FAMR) (9)*
Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) (1)
Geography (GEOG) (35)
Hawaiian (HAW) (1)
Honors (HON) (1)
Human Resources Management (HRM) (2)
Indo-Pacific Languages (IP) (1)
Institute for Teacher Ed. (ITE) (1)
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) (2)
Journalism (JOUR) (3)*
Linguistics (LING) (13)*
Management (MGT) (1)
Marketing (MKT) (2)
Microbiology (MICR) (1)
Molecular Biosciences & Bioengineering (MBBE) (1)
Natural Resources & Environmental Mgmt. (NREM) (7)*
Nursing (NURS) (1)
Ocean & Earth Science & Technology (OEST) (3)
Pacific Islands Studies (PACS) (3)
Peace Studies (PACE) (7)*
Political Science (POLS) (54)*
Population Studies (PPST) (5)
Psychology (PSY) (34)*
Religion (REL) (3)
Second Language Studies (SLS) (2)
Social Sciences (SOCS) (3)
Social Work (SW) (6)
Sociology (SOC) (54)*
Speech (SP) (19)
Travel Industry Mgmt. (TIM) (2)
Tropical Plant & Soil Sciences (TPSS) (5)
Urban & Regional Planning (PLAN) (2)
Women’s Studies (WS) (27)*

(#) Indicates total number of courses the department offers in this category.
* Indicates those departments offering introductory level course(s) in this category.

Important Reminder
Your Diversification courses must be from different departments than your Foundations-Global & Multicultural Perspectives (FG) courses. For example, if you took HIST 151 and GEOG 102 for FG, you cannot use any HIST or GEOG courses to fulfill your Diversification requirement.

For more information, see the “Manoa General Education Core and Graduation Requirements” section of this Catalog.

Please Note: 1) Consult your college adviser for a list of updated General Education courses. Additional courses may have been approved after the publication of this Catalog. 2) Some programs specify which courses their students must take to fulfill the Core requirements or to fulfill lower division school or college requirements. For these programs, students should consult an advisor from their intended college, school, or department prior to selecting courses.