Hawaiian Studies: Academic Subject Certificate
The Academic Subject Certificate in Hawaiian Studies is intended to provide students with a strong introduction to the culture, language, and history of Hawai‘i and the Native Hawaiian people. The certificate enhances the Liberal Arts degree and prepares students with a strong foundation to complete their baccalaureate degrees in Hawaiian Studies or other fields of study at the University of Hawai‘i.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to do the following:
- Identify Native Hawaiian linguistic, cultural, historical and political concepts.
- Explain Native Hawaiian concepts as expressed in the broader areas of science, humanities, arts or social sciences.
- Use writing to discover, develop, communicate and reflect on issues relevant to the Native Hawaiian community.
Program Coordinator: John Kalei Laimana
Location: DH E 108B
Phone: (808) 455-0343
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC) Info at a Glance
Program: Hawaiian Studies
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC)
Elective Courses (Select One)
The ASC in HWST program provides access to Native Hawaiian culture, language and history to potential Hawaiian Studies majors as well as any interested student pursuing other fields of study.