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Leeward Community College

Pearl City, Hawaii

With a student body of approximately 7,000, Leeward Community College has provided high quality instruction in transfer level liberal arts courses and in job-ready career and technical programs to students from throughout the state and from around the world for nearly 50 years. For a full list of Leeward’s programs, go to http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/programs.

Last Updated: 2020-11-21


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.

The required Interstate Passport categories are drawn from Leeward Community College’s General Education course designations (Foundation Requirements and Diversification Requirements) with the addition of an Oral Communication (OC) course.  

Leeward_CC_Passport_2019_V2 (002).pdf

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

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SP 151 Personal and Public Speech
SP 251 Princples of Effective Public Speaking

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

 

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 100 Composition I
ENG 100E Composition I

Any Foundation Quantitative Reasoning (FQ) course such as Math 100,103, or PHIL 111.  A full list of FQ courses may be found under Foundation Requirements at:

 

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

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 100 Survey of Mathematics
MATH 103 College Algebra
MATH 115 Statistics
MATH 140 Pre-Calculus: Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
MATH 241 Calculus I
PHIL 111 Introduction to Inductive Logic

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 below with a full list of DB, DP, and DY courses found under Diversification Requirements at:

 

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

Biological Sciences (DB)
Courses in Biological Sciences (DB)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIOL 101 Biology and Society
BOT 130 Plants in the Hawaiian Environment
MICR 130 General Microbiology

Physical Sciences (DP)
Courses in Physical Sciences (DP)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 161 General Chemistry I
GG 101 Introduction to Geology
PHYS 151 College Physics I

Science Labs (DY)
Courses in Science Labs (DY)
RequiredOnline Option Available 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
GG 101L Introduction to Geology Lab
MICR 140L General Microbiology Lab
PHYS 150L College Physics I Lab

Two courses (or 6 credits) each from a different group in Foundations Global Perspectives (FGA, FGB, or FGC).

 

Examples of those courses are below with a full list of FGA, FGB, or FGC courses listed under Foundation Requirements at:

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

FGA
Courses in FGA
RequiredOnline Option Available 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
RequiredOnline Option Available 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
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
GEOG 151 Geography and Contemporary Society
MUS 107 Music in World Cultures
REL 150 Introduction to World Religions

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

 

Two courses (or 6 credits) each from a different group in Diversification Arts (DA), Diversification Humanities, (DH), or Diversification Literature (DL).  Examples of those courses are below with a full list of DA, DH, and DL courses found under Diversification Requirements at:

 

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

 

Creative Expression
Courses in Creative Expression
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts
ART 113 Introduction to Drawing
ENG 204 Intro Creative Writing
ENG 271 Intro Lit: Genre
HWST 160 Hula Nei I
HWST 270 Hawaiian Mythology
MUS 106 Intro to Music Literature
MUS 121D Classic Guitar I
THEA 101 Intro to Drama & Theatre


This block is met by completing a course with any of the following designations: OC, DY, ETH, HAP, or WI –– each of which fulfills another Passport block.  

Two courses (or 6 credits) from two different disciplines in Social Sciences (DS).  Examples of those courses are below with a full list in Diversification Social Sciences (DS-6) under Diversification Requirements at: 

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

Social Sciences
Courses in Social Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AMST 211 Contemporary American Domestic Issues
ANTH 150 Human Adaptations
ECON 120 Introduction to Economics
HSER 100 Self Exploration
POLS 110 Introduction to Political Science
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology
SOC 100 Survey of General Sociology
WS 151 Introduction to Women’s Studies


Program Highlights


The A.S. in Natural Science, A.S. in Teaching, Advanced Professional Certificate in Special Education, Alternative Certification for Career & Technical Education Licensure, A.A. in Hawaiian Studies, A.S. in Culinary Arts, A.S. in Digital Media, A.S. in Health Information Technology, and the A.S. in Integrated Industrial Technology.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: James Goodman
Contact for Students: Blake Hunrick




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