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Honolulu Community College



Honolulu Community College is a fully comprehensive community college with a strong liberal arts program and more than 20 career technical education programs. The main campus is a short distance from the heart of Honolulu. Additional facilities for aeronautic, marine, automotive and heavy equipment programs are located at off-campus sites. The college is student-centered/student-focused, fosters community and industry partnerships, and supports Native Hawaiian students and the community, sustainability efforts, diversity and equity.


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.

Required Passport categories are drawn from Honolulu Community College's General Education course designations (Foundation Requirements and Diversification Requirements) with the addition of a Speech course.

Further information may be found under the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

 

One Speech course. Examples appear below. 

A full list may be found under the Speech Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

Speech
Courses in Speech
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SP 151 Personal and Public Speech
SP 251 Principles of Effective Public Speaking

One Written Communication (FW) course. 

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 100 Composition I

One Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course. Examples appear below. 

A full list may be found under the Foundations FQ Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

Quantitative Reasoning
Courses in Quantitative Reasoning
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 100 Survey of Math
MATH 103 College Algebra
MATH 241 Calculus I
PHIL 111 Intro to Inductive Logic

One Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course +

One Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course +

One Diversification Laboratory (DY) course that corresponds with the selected DB or DP course.

Examples of DB, DP, and DY courses appear below. 

A full list may be found under the Diversification Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

Biological Sciences (DB)
Courses in Biological Sciences (DB)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 101 Biology and Society
BOT 130 Plants in the Hawaiian Environment
MICR 130 General Microbiology

Physical Sciences (DP)
Courses in Physical Sciences (DP)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 100 Chemistry and Society
GEO 101 The Natural Environment
PHYS 151 College Physics

Science Labs
Courses in Science Labs
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 101L Biology and Society Lab
BOT 130L Plants in the Hawaiian Environment Lab
CHEM 100L Chemistry and Society Lab
GEO 101L The Natural Environment Lab
MICR 140L General Microbiology Lab
PHYS 151L College Physics Lab

Two courses, selected from different groups, from the Foundations Global Perspectives (FGA, FGB, or FGC).

Examples appear below. A full list may be found under the Foundations Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

FGA (courses cover the time period prehistory to 1500)
Courses in FGA (courses cover the time period prehistory to 1500)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 151 Emerging Humanity
HIST 151 World History to 1500

FGB (courses cover the time period 1500 to modern times)
Courses in FGB (courses cover the time period 1500 to modern times)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AMST 150 America and the World
GEO 102 World Regional Geography
HAW 100 Language in Hawaiʻi: A Microcosm of Global Language Issues

FGC (courses cover the time period prehistory to modern times)
Courses in FGC (courses cover the time period prehistory to modern times)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MUS 107 Music in World Cultures
REL 150 Intro to the World's Major Religions

This block is met by completing a course with any of the following designations: DA, DL, DH, DB, DP, DY, DS, FQ, FW, FGA, FGB, FGC, Speech course. Courses with these designations fulfill another Passport block.  

Two courses, selected from different groups: Diversification Arts (DA); Diversification Humanities (DH); or Diversification Literature (DL). Examples appear below. 

A full list may be found under the Diversification Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

DA Courses in Creative Expression
Courses in DA Courses in Creative Expression
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 101 Intro to the Visual Arts
JOUR 207 Photojournalism
MUS 121D Guitar 1

DH Courses in Creative Expression
Courses in DH Courses in Creative Expression
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASAN 100 Asian Perspectives
HWST 107 Hawaiʻi Center of the Pacific
PHIL 101 Morals and Society

DL Courses in Creative Expression
Courses in DL Courses in Creative Expression
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
EALL 271 Japanese Literature in Translation (Traditional)
ENG 255 Short Story and Novel
LING 102 Intro to the Study of Language


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

One course with any of the following designations: DY or Speech, or any one course with a WI, HAP, or E-Focus. Courses with these designations fulfill another Passport block.  

Two courses selected from different disciplines in the social sciences (DS).  Examples appear below.

A full list may be found under the Diversification Requirement for the AA Degree at: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/catalog

Social Sciences (DS) courses
Courses in Social Sciences (DS) courses
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 150 Human Adaptations
ECON 120 Intro to Economics
POLS 130 Intro to American Politics
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology
SOC 100 Survey of General Sociology
WS 151 Intro to Women's Studies


Special Programs


Academic Subject Certificates in Asian Studies, Communication, and Psychology as part of the A.A. degree. The A.S. in Natural Science with concentrations in biological sciences, physical sciences, and engineering. A.A. in Hawaiian Studies with concentrations in 'Olelo (language) and Ho'okele (navigation). The college also offers A.S., A.A.S., and A.T.S. degrees in Career and Technical Education areas. For a full list of programs visit: https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/programs


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Jennifer Higa-King
Student Contact: Sandra Pinell




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