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University of Hawai'i at Manoa



The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is a land, space, sun, and sea grant university, and aspires to be a model Indigenous-serving institution. Offering hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees with widely recognized strengths in tropical agriculture, tropical medicine, oceanography, astronomy, electrical engineering, volcanology, evolutionary biology, comparative philosophy, comparative religion, Hawaiian studies, Pacific Islands studies, Asian studies and Pacific and Asian regional public health, among other areas, M?noa also provides advanced professional education in agriculture, medicine, law, architecture, engineering, business, education, nursing, social work, and tourism. Ranked as both an R1 research university and Division I for athletics, M?noa provides a unique educational experience without equal in the state or nation.


Passport Block


The Passport Block listed here is for general information only.
Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

Met through combination of Core General Education requirements. One upper-division Oral Communicaton Focus course is required for graduation from UH Manoa, but not as part of the Passport Block. This Passport block is met by taking a course that also meets another block, typically any Diverisifcation Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities (DH), or Diverisificaton Literature (DL) course.

 Any Foundations Written Communication (FW) course. Approved optons are listed  below. For more information, visit https://manoa.hawaii.edu/gened/req/foundations/.

Written Communication courses
Courses in Written Communication courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AMST 111 Introduction to American Studies Writing
ENG 100 Composition I
ENG 100A Composition I (Honors)
ENG 190 Composition for Transfer Students to UHM
ESL 100 Composition I for Second-Language Writers

 Any Foundations Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course; examples include MATH 100, GG 102. For more information, visit https://manoa.hawaii.edu/gened/req/foundations/.

Examples of Quantitative Literacy courses
Courses in Examples of Quantitative Literacy courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
COMG 102 Everyday Communication with Numbers: A Survival Guide
GG / ERTH / SUST 102 / 102 / 113 Quantifying Global and Environmental Change
MATH 100 Survey of Mathematics
PHIL 111 Introduction to Inductive Logic

Any Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course; examples include BIOL 1171; PHYL 142.

Any Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course; examples include CHEM 161, ERTH 101, PHYS 100, OCN 201.

Any Diversification Laboratory (DY) course; examples include BIOL 101L; BOT 101L, ERTH 101L.

For more information, visit https://manoa.hawaii.edu/gened/req/div/

Examples of Biological Sciences courses
Courses in Examples of Biological Sciences courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 171 Introduction to Biology I
BOT 101 General Botany
PHYL 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology

Examples of Physical Sciences courses
Courses in Examples of Physical Sciences courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 161 General Chemistry I
ERTH 101 Dynamic Earth
OCN 201 Science of the Sea
PHYS 100 Survey of Physics

Examples of Science Laboratory courses
Courses in Examples of Science Laboratory courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 171L Introduction to Biology I Lab
BOT 101L General Botany Laboratory
ERTH 101L Dynamic Earth Laboratory

Any two Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives (FG) courses from two different groups (FGA, FGB, FGC) (6 credits total); examples include ANTH 151, HIST 152

Examples of Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives courses
Courses in Examples of Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 151 Emerging Humanity
HIST 151 World History to 1500
HIST 152 World History Since 1500
MUS 107 Music in World Cultures

Met through combination of Core General Education requirements. This Passport block is met by taking courses that also meet other blocks, such as Foundations Written Communication (FW), Foundatons Quantitative Reasoning (FQ), and others.

 Courses that meet any two of Diversification Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities (DH), or Diversification Literature (DL) (6 credits total); examples include ART 113, ENG 270, REL 202.

Examples of Diversification Arts (DA), Humanities (DH), and Literature (DL) courses
Courses in Examples of Diversification Arts (DA), Humanities (DH), and Literature (DL) courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 113 Introduction to Drawing
ENG 270 Introduction to Literature: Literary History
REL 202 Understanding Indian Religions


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Met through combination of Core General Education requirements. This Passport block is met by taking courses that also meet other blocks, such as Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives (FG), Diversification Science Laboratory (DY), and Diversification Social Sciences (DS).

 Any two Diversification Social Sciences (DS) courses from two different subject areas (6 credits total); examples include PACS 108, PSY 100.

Examples of Diversification Social Sciences (DS) courses
Courses in Examples of Diversification Social Sciences (DS) courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
PACS 108 Pacific Worlds: An Introduction to Pacific Islands Studies
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology
WS 151 Introduction to Women's Studies


Special Programs


Manoa offers a broad array of unique educational opportunities including combined Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in a variety of disciplines, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, the Honors Program, Study Abroad and National and International Exchange, Student Internships and Cooperative Education, among many others.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Christine Beaule
Student Contact: N/A




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