INSTITUTION INFORMATION

Kapiʻolani Community College

Institution Liaison: Anthony Silva

Kapiʻolani Community College 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.

PASSPORT BLOCK OVERVIEW

Kapi‘olani Community College's Interstate Passport block is aligned with the general education foundation and diversification requirements of its Associate in Arts degrees, with the addition of an oral communication course. Visit the Kapi‘olani Community College website for information about its AA in Liberal Arts degree and its AA in Hawaiian Studies degree.


ORAL COMMUNICATION

 Any Oral Communication (OC) course – examples include the following:

Courses in Oral Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

SP

151

Personal and Public Speech

SP

181

Interpersonal Communication




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

 Any Foundation Written Communication (FW) course  –  examples include the following: 

Courses in Written Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENG

100

Composition 1

ESL

100

Composition 1




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

 Any Foundation Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course  –  examples include the following:

Courses in Quantitative Literacy

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MATH

100

Survey of Mathematics

MATH

115

Introduction to Statistics and Probabilities

PHIL

111

Introduction to Inductive Logic




NATURAL SCIENCES

One Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course +

One Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course +

One Diversification Laboratory Science (DY) course that corresponds with the selected DB or DP course – examples include:


Courses in Biological Sciences (DB)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

101

Biology and Society

BOT

130

Plants in the Hawaiian Environment

ZOOL

200

Marine Biology


Courses in Physical Sciences (DP)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

CHEM

161

General Chemistry I

GEOG

101

The Natural Environment

OCN

201

Science of the Sea


Courses in Laboratory Sciences (DY)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

101L

Biology and Society Lab

BOT

130L

Plants in the Hawaiian Environment Lab

CHEM

161L

General Chemistry I Lab

GEOG

101L

The Natural Environment Lab

OCN

201L

Science of the Sea Lab

ZOOL

101L

Marine Biology Lab




HUMAN CULTURES

Two courses, each one from a different group (FGA, FGB, FGC), in Foundation Global / Multicultural Perspectives – examples include the following:

Courses in Foundation Global / Multicultural Perspectives (FGA)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

151

Emerging Humanity

HIST

151

World History to 1500


Courses in Foundation Global / Multicultural Perspectives (FGB)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

GEOG

102

World Regional Geography

SSCI

102

Society and Food


Courses in Foundation Global / Multicultural Perspectives (FGC)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MUS

107

Music in World Cultures

REL

150

Introduction to the World's Major Religions




CRITICAL THINKING

Critical thinking is a process and habit of mind that is developed in not just one, but across multiple, courses. Therefore, this block is met upon completion of the oral communication (OC), written communication (FW), quantitative literacy (FQ), natural science (DB, DP, DY), human cultures (FGA, FGB, FGC), creative expression (DA, DH, DL), and human society and the individual (DS) requirements.



CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Two courses, each one from a different group, in Diversification in Arts (DA), Diversification in Humanities (DH), or Diversification in Literature (DL) – examples include the following:

Courses in Diversification in Arts (DA)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

101

Introduction to the Visual Arts

DNCE

212

Traditional Hula

MUS

108

Fundamentals of Western Music


Courses in Diversification in Humanities (DH)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AMST

201

American Experience: Institutions and Movements

HWST

100

Introduction to Hawaiian Culture

PHIL

100

Introduction to Philosophy


Courses in Diversification in Literature (DL)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

EALL

272

Japanese Literature in Translation – Modern

ENG

270

Introduction to Literature: Literary History

HWST

270

Hawaiian Mythology




TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Teamwork and value systems are developed in not just one, but across multiple, courses. Therefore, this block is met upon completion of the oral communication (OC), written communication (FW), quantitative literacy (FQ), natural science (DB, DP, DY), human cultures (FGA, FGB, FGC), creative expression (DA, DH, DL), and human society and the individual (DS) requirements.



HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Two courses from two different disciplines in Diversification in Social Sciences (DS) – examples include the following:

Courses in Diversification in Social Sciences (DS)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ECON

120

Introduction to Economics

HWST

255

Introduction to the Hawaiian Kingdom

PSY

100

Survey of Psychology





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