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Kauaʻi Community College

Institution Liaison: Ryan Girard

Kauaʻi 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

Required Passport categories are drawn from Kauai Community College’s General Education course designations (Foundation Requirements and Diversification Requirements) with the addition of an Oral Communication course.  

 

Further information may be found at: 

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/liberal-arts/liberal-arts-associate-in-arts-degree

and here:

https://www.kauai.hawaii.edu/interestate-passport

FINAL_KAU_CC_Gen_ED_Passport_Fall_19.pdf


ORAL COMMUNICATION

Any one Oral Communication course.

Examples of those courses are below.  A full list of Oral Communication courses can be found under Oral Communication at 

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/liberal-arts/liberal-arts-associate-in-arts-degree

Courses in Possibilities in Oral Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

SP

151

Personal and Public Speaking

SP

181

Interpersonal Communication

SP

231

Performance of Literature

SP

251

Principles of Effective Public Speaking




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Any Foundation Written Communication (FW) course  .

Examples of those courses are below.  A full list of FW courses can be found under Foundations (Written Communication) at 

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

 

Courses in Written Communication (FW)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENG

100

Composition I




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

Any Foundation Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course. 

Examples of those courses are below.  A full list of FQ courses may be found under Foundations (Quantitative Reasoning) at

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

 

 

Courses in Quantitative Literacy (FQ)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MATH

100

Survey of Mathematics

MATH

103

College Algebra

MATH

115

Introduction to Statistics and Probability

MATH

140x

PreCalculus

MATH

241

Calculus I

PHIL

111

Introduction to Inductive Logic




NATURAL SCIENCES

Any Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course +

Any Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course +

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

 

Examples of those courses are listed below.  A full list of DB, DP, and DY courses can be found under Diversification Requirements at

 https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

Courses in Biological Sciences (DB)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AG

200

Principles of Horticulture

BIOL

171

Introduction to Biology I

BIOL

172

Introduction to Biology II

BOT

101

General Botany

HLTH

155

Introduction to the Study of Diseases

MICRO

130

General Microbiology

PHYL

141

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

PHYL

142

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

SCI

121

Introduction to Science

ZOOL

105

Hawaiian Ethnozoology


Courses in Physical Sciences (DP)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AG

122

Soil Technology

ASTR

110

Survey of Astronomy

CHEM

161

General Chemistry I

CHEM

162

General Chemistry II

OCN

201

Science of the Sea

PHYS

170

General Physics I

PHYS

272

General Physics II

SCI

122

Introduction to Science: Physical Science

SSM

275

Basic Energy Production


Courses in Science Labs (DY)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AG

200L

Principles of Horticulture Lab

BIOL

171L

Introduction to Biology Laboratory I

BIOL

172L

Introduction to Biology Laboratory II

BOT

101L

General Botany Lab

CHEM

161L

General Chemistry Lab I

CHEM

162L

General Chemistry Lab II

MICR

140L

General Microbiology Lab

PHYL

141L

Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

PHYL

142L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

PHYS

170L

General Physics I Lab

PHYS

272L

General Physics II Lab

SCI

121L

Introduction to Science Lab

SCI

122L

Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory




HUMAN CULTURES

Any two courses from a different group in Foundations Global Perspectives (FGA, FGB, or FGC).

Examples of those courses are below.  A full list of FGA, FGB, or FGC courses can be found under Foundations: Global and Multicultural Perspectives  at:

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

 

 

Courses in FGA

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

HIST

151

World History to 1500


Courses in FGB

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

HIST

152

World History Since 1500

PHIL

103

Environmental Ethics

SSM

101

Sustainability in a Changing World


Courses in FGC

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

REL

150

Introduction to World Religions




CRITICAL THINKING

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, or FGC–– each of which fulfills another Passport block.



CREATIVE EXPRESSION

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

Examples of those courses are below. A full list of DA, DH, and DL courses found under Diversification Requirements at

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

 

Courses in DA

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

101

Introduction to the Visual Arts

ART

105

Introduction to Ceramics

ART

107D

Introduction to Digital Photography

ART

113

Introduction to Drawing

ART

125

Introduction to Graphic Design

CM

110

Introduction to Music Production

CM

120

Introduction to Digital Video

CM

180

Introduction to Website Technology

MUS

121B

Voice 1

MUS

121C

Piano 1

MUS

202

College Band

THEA

221

Beginning Acting 1


Courses in DH

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

HIST

242

History of Asia since 1500

HIST

284

History of the Hawaiian Islands

HPER

170

Beginning Yoga

HWST

107

Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific

HWST

100

The Hawaiian ‘Ohana

PHIL

100

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL

101

Morals and Society


Courses in DL

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENG

250

American Literature

ENG

255

Short Story and Novel

ENG

272B

Multiethnic Literatures of Hawai‘i

ENG

272P

Landscapes in Literature

HWST

270

Hawaiian Mythology




TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

This block is met by completing a course with any DY designation which also fulfills part of the Natural Sciences Passport block.  



HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Two courses (or 6 credits) from two different disciplines in Social Sciences (DS).  

Examples of those courses are below.  A full list of DS courses can be found under Diversification: Social Sciences at

https://catalog.kauai.hawaii.edu/diversification

 

 

Courses in DS

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

220

Prehistory of Hawai‘i

BOT

105

Ethnobotany

ECON

130

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON

131

Principles of Macroeconomics

POLS

110

Introduction to Political Science

SOC

100

Introduction to Sociology





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