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Windward Community College



Known for its beautiful setting, nurturing learning environment and diverse student body, Windward Community College is a two-year transfer institution offering innovative programs in science and the arts, and opportunities to gain knowledge of Hawai'i and its unique heritage. Faculty are recognized for their excellence in teaching and personal attention to student academic needs. Peer mentors help students navigate college through an excellent first-year experience. For program information, visit https://windward.hawaii.edu/programs-of-study/


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 Windward Community College’s General Education course designations (Foundation Requirements and Diversification Requirements) with the addition of an Oral Communication (OC) course. 

The WICHE Interstate Passport is intended to serve as an alternative to General Education requirements for students transferring in to and out of this institution.  Any student planning to graduate from Windward will still need to complete graduation requirements such as Writing Intensive, Oral Communications, Foundations and Diversifications as identified on specific program sheets.

Students much earn a minimum grade of C or its equivalent in all courses in the Passport Block to earn a Passport

 

To earn a Windward CC Passport, at least 3 courses (or 7 credits) must be taken at Windward CC.

 

Further incformation can be found on the PDF document provided.

WCC Passport Block Final.pdf

 Any Oral Communication (OC) course (3 credits) - examples include:

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SP 151 Personal and Public Speech
SP 181 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
SP 231 Performance of Literature
SP 251 Principles of Effecitive Public Speaking
SP 253 Argumentation and Debate
THEA 222 Acting II

 Any Written Communication (FW) course (3 credits) - examples include:

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 100 Composition I

 Any Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course (3 credits) - examples include:

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ICS 141 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science I
MATH 100 Survey of Mathematics
MATH 101 Mathematics for Veterinary Assistants and Technicians
MATH 103 College Algebra
MATH 112 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
MATH 115 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
MATH 135 Precalculus: Elementary Functions
MATH 140 Precalculus: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
MATH 203 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
MATH 241 Calculus I
PHIL 111 Introduction to Inductive Logic

Three courses (7 credits) from three areas: 3 credits biological science (DB), 3 credits physical science (DP), in addition, one of the two courses must include a 1 credit labratory/field trip (DY) course.

 

DB
Courses in DB
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AG 120 Plant Science
BIOL 100 Human Biology
BOT 101 General Botany
MICR 130 General Microbiology
PHYL 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

DP
Courses in DP
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTR 110 Introduction to Astronomy
BIOC 141 Fundamentals of Biochemistry
CHEM 100 Chemistry and Society
GEOG 101 The Natural Environment
GG 101 Dynamic Earth
OCN 201 Science of the Sea
PHYS 151 College Physics I

DY
Courses in DY
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTR 110L Introduction to Astronomy Labratory
BIOL 100L Human Biology Labratory
BOT 101L General Botany Lab
CHEM 100L Chemistry and Society Labratory
MICR 140L General Microbiology Labratory
PHYL 141L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I
PHYS 151L College Physics Labratory I

Two courses (6 credits) each from two different groups in FGA, FGB, FGC - examples include:

FGA
Courses in FGA
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 151 Emerging Humanity
ART 175 Survey of Global Art I
HIST 151 World History to 1500

FGB
Courses in FGB
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 152 Culture and Humanity
ART 176 Survey of Global Art II
GEOG 102 World Regional Geography
HIST 152 World History since 1500

FGC
Courses in FGC
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
REL 150 Introduction to World's Major Religions

 One course with any of the following designations: DA, DL, DH, DB, DP, DY, DS, FQ, FW, FGA, FGB, FGC, or OC - each of which fulfills another Passport block.  

 

 

Two courses (6 credits) each from a different group in Diversification Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities, (DH), or Diversification Literature (DL).  Examples include:

DA
Courses in DA
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 101 Introduction to the Visual Arts
CM 120 Introduction to Digital Video Journalism
DNCE 121 Beginning Ballet
ENG 204A Introduction to Creative Writing (Fiction)
HWST 135 Kalai Laau: Hwaiian Woodwork and Wood Carving
MUS 121F Beginning Slack Key Guitar
THEA 101 Introduction to Drama and Theatre

DH
Courses in DH
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
HIST 284 History of Hawaii
HWST 107 Hawaii: Center of the Pacific
MUS 106 Music Appreciation
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy: Morals and Society
REL 205 Understanding Hawaiian Religion

DL
Courses in DL
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 270 Introduction to Literature: Literary History
HWST 238 Contemporary Hawaiian and Indigenous Literature


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

The skills for this block are acquired through our general education curriculum. No additional course required.

Two courses (6 credits) each from two different subject areas chosen from any DS course; examples include

Human Society and the Individual
Courses in Human Society and the Individual
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ECON 130 Principles of Econmics (Microeconomics)
HDFS 230 Human Development
POLS 110 Introduction to Political Science
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology
SOC 100 Survey of General Sociology
SW 200 The Field of Social Work
WS 151 Introduction to Women's Studies


Special Programs


The only AS degree in Veterinary Technology in the state; AS in Natural Science–engineering, biological, physical and information sciences; AA in Hawaiian Studies; AA in liberal arts as well as AA in liberal arts with concentrations in–art and theatre; certificates in Agripharmatech and Vet Assisting, plus certificates in Web Support, Information Security, CNA, Sustainable Agriculture, and more!


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Charles Sasaki
Student Contact: Justin Pagan


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