INSTITUTION INFORMATION

University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu
Kapolei, Hawaii
Institution Liaison: Alan Rosenfeld

Last Updated: 2021-04-16



University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu 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

UH West O‘ahu has aligned its Interstate Passport to its General Education program, which is part of a University of Hawai‘i System reciprocal agreement.

UH-West-Oahu_Passport-GenEd-alignment.pdf


ORAL COMMUNICATION

Any Diversification Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities (DH), or Diversification Literature (DL) course; examples include SP 151, PHIL 100, and HWST 107.

Courses in Oral Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

HWST

107

Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific

PHIL

100

Introduction to Philosophy

SP

151

Personal and Public Speaking




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Any Foundations Written Communication (FW) course (ENG 100 or ENG 100T).

Courses in Written Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENG

100

Composition I

ENG

100T

Composition with Tutorial




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

Any Foundations Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course; examples include Math 100, 103, 115.

Courses in Quantitative Literacy

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MATH

100

Survey of Mathematics

MATH

103

College Algebra

MATH

115

Statistics




NATURAL SCIENCES

Any Diversification Biological Sciences (DB) course; examples include BIOL 100, 101, 171; PHYL 141.

Any Diversification Physical Sciences (DP) course; examples include CHEM 161, PHYS 100, 151, GEOL 101.

Any Diversification Laboratory (DY) course; examples include BIOL 101L; CHEM 161L; PHYL 141L.

Courses in DB

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

100

Human Biology

BIOL

101

Biology & Society

BIOL

171

Intro to Biology I

PHYL

141

Human Anatomy and Physiology I


Courses in DP

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

CHEM

161

General Chemistry I

GEOL

101

Dynamic Earth

PHYS

100

Survey of Physics

PHYS

151

College Physics


Courses in DY

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

101L

Biology & Society Lab

CHEM

161L

General Chemistry Lab I

PHYL

141L

Human Anatomy and Internal Physiology Lab I




HUMAN CULTURES

Any two Foundations Multicultural and Global Perspectives (FG) courses; examples include ANTH 151, 152; HIST 151, 152.

Courses in Human Cultures

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

151

Emerging Humanity

ANTH

152

Culture and Humanity

HIST

151

World History to 1500

HIST

152

World History since 1500




CRITICAL THINKING

This area is met by taking one of the following courses, each of which fulfills another Passport area:

Courses in Group A

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

151

Emerging Humanity

ANTH

152

Culture and Humanity

BIOL

123

Hawaiian Environmental Biology

BIOL

171

Intro to Biology I

BIOL

172

Intro to Biology II

ECON

120

Introduction to Economics

GEOL

122

Introduction to Earth Sciences

GEOL

101

Dynamic Earth

HIST

151

World History to 1500

HIST

152

World History since 1500

MATH

100

Survey of Mathematics

MATH

103

College Algebra

MATH

115

Statistics

MATH

135

Pre-Calculus: Elementary Functions

MATH

140

Pre-Calculus: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry

MATH

241

Calculus I

MATH

242

Calculus II

PHYS

151

College Physics

PHYS

152

College Physics

SOC

100

Survey of General Sociology




CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Six credits in two subject areas chosen from any DA, DH, DL courses; examples include ART 101; HWST 107; MUS 107.

Courses in Creative Expression

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

101

Introduction to the Visual Arts

HWST

107

Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific

MUS

107

Music in World Cultures




TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

This area is met by completing one of the following courses, each of which fulfills another Passport area:

Courses in Teamwork and Value Systems

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

101L

Biology & Society Lab

BIOL

123L

Hawaiian Environmental Biology Lab

BIOL

171L

Intro to Biology Lab I

BIOL

172L

Intro to Biology II Lab

CHEM

100L

Chemistry and Society Lab

CHEM

161L

General Chemistry Lab

CHEM

162L

General Chemistry Lab II

CHEM

272L

Organic Chemistry I Lab

FOR

101L

Introduction to Foresnic Science Lab

GEOL

122L

Intro to Earth Science Lab

MICR

140L

General Microbiology Lab

PHYL

141L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab

PHYL

142L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

PHYS

100L

Survey of Physics Laboratory

PHYS

151L

College Physics Lab

PSY

100

Survey of Psychology

ZOOL

200L

Marine Biology Lab




HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Two courses in two subject areas chosen from any DS course; examples include PACS 108; PSY 100; SOC 100.

Courses in Human Society and the Individual

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

PACS

108

Pacific Worlds: Introduction to Pacific Islands Studies

PSY

100

Survey of Psychology

SOC

100

Survey of General Sociology





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