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Hawaiʻi Community College

Hilo, Hawaii

Hawai`i Community College is located in 3 different areas to serve our Hawai`i Island Community. The college is steeped in the concept of Kauhale - "an academic village without walls" to provide overall success for our learners, families and communities to E `imi pono or to seek excellence.


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.

One designated Oral Communication course:

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SP 151 Personal and Public Speech
SP 251 Effective Public Speaking

Any designated Foundation Writing (FW) Communication course:

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

Any designated Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course:

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 100 Survey of Mathematics
MATH 115 Statistics
MATH 135 Pre-Calculus: Elem Functions

Any Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course and

Any Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course and

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

 

Examples of those courses are below with a full list of DB, DP, and DY courses located at:

https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/sites/default/files/assets/catalog/docs/10-curricula_and_programs.pdf

Biological Sciences (DB)
Courses in Biological Sciences (DB)
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 101 Biology & Society
BIOL 124 Environment & Ecology
BOT 101 General Botany
MICRO 130 General Microbiology
ZOOL 101 Principles of Zoology

Physical Sciences (DP)
Courses in Physical Sciences (DP)
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ASTR 110 Survey of Astronomy
CHEM 100 Chemistry & Society
PHYS 105 Energy Systems & Sustainability

Science Labs (DY)
Courses in Science Labs (DY)
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 101L Biology & Society Lab
BIOL 124L Environment & Ecology Lab
CHEM 100L Chemistry & Society Lab
ZOOL 101L Principles Of Zoology Lab

Any 2 designated Global & Multicultural Perspectives (FG) courses:

Human Cultures
Courses in Human Cultures
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
GEOG 102 World Regional Geography
HIST 151 World History to 1500
HIST 152 World History Since 1500
WS 175 History of Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Global Perspectives to 1500 CE
WS 176 History of Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Global Perspectives 1500 CE to Present

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, each of which fulfills another Passport block.  See full list of courses at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/gened/ge-courses

Critical Thinking
Courses in Critical Thinking
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 204 Creative Writing
FAMR 230 Human Development
HAW 101 Elem. Hawaiian Language
WS 151 Intro to Women's Studies

Any two deignated courses from Diversification Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities, (DH), or Diversification Literature (DL): See full list of courses at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/gened/ge-courses

Creative Expression
Courses in Creative Expression
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 101 Intro to the Visual Arts
ENG 204 Creative Writing
HWST 107 Hawai`i Center of the Pacific
PHIL 100 Intro to Philosophy: Survey of Problems


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Any course that is a DY designation, see full list of courses at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/gened/ge-courses

Or any LBRT course that meets Program Learning Outcome #5: ASAN 120, 121, ANTH 121, 150, 200, 235, 297, BIOL 124, DNCE 195, ENG 257E, FAMR 230, GEOG 102, HSER 140, HUM 100, 160, 275, IS 101, LING 102, 121, 235, PACS 108, PHIL 100, 101, 102, 120, POLS 110, REL 150, SCI 292V, SOC 100, 218, 251, 265, 289, 290, SP 260, SSCI 111, 150, 160, 250, SUBS 130, 132, 268, 275, 295, WS 151, 175, 176, 256.

Any two courses designated as a Diversification in Social Sciences (DS): See full list of courses at https://www.hawaii.hawaii.edu/gened/ge-courses

Human Society
Courses in Human Society
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 150 Human Adaptation
ECON 130 Principles of Microeconomics
HSER 110 Intro to Human Services
SOC 100 Survey of General Sociology


Special Programs


AA Hawaiian Studies, AS Natural Science, AS Creative Media and the AA Liberal Arts degree with Concentrations in: Art, Admin of Justice, History, Psychology and Sociology.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Kesha Kubo
Student Contact: Kanoe Lambert


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