Examines America’s role in world history and the influence of world affairs on U.S. culture and society. Focuses on U.S. interdependence with African, European, Native American, Asian, and Polynesian civilizations, from 1492 to present.
Literature and modern media; visual and performing arts; material culture and architecture; foodways and ritual as meaning-making processes that have shaped the diverse identities, spaces, and communities of the Americas. Writing emphasis, interdisciplinary perspectives.
Combined lecture/laboratory providing extensive practice in preparing and presenting effective public speeches with special emphasis on organization, outlining, audience analysis, analytical reasoning, and delivery skills.
Introduction to data visualization through practical techniques for turning data into images to produce insight. Topics include: information visualization, geospatial visualization, scientific visualization, social network visualization, and medical visualization. Junior standing or higher. Pre: ACM 215 or ICS 110(Alpha) or ICS 111. (Cross-listed as ACM 484 and ICS 484)
History of educational though and practices from pre-contact Hawaii through statehood. Social, intellectual, political, and cultural influences on indigenous, territorial, and state educational institutions; emphasis on white-settler colonialism, multiculturalism, assimilation, resistance, indigenous, and immigrant experiences. Repeatable one time. A-F only. (Spring only
Fundamental information technology concepts and computing terminology, productivity software for problem solving, computer technology trends and impact on individuals and society. Emphasizes the utilization of operating systems and the production of professional documents, spreadsheets, etc.
Overview of the fundamentals of computer science emphasizing problem solving, algorithm development, implementation, and debugging/testing using an object-oriented programming language. Pre: Recommended: computer experience.
(3 Lec, 1 3-hr. Lab) Reinforce and strengthen problem-solving skills using abstract data types and introduce software development practices. Emphasize the use of searching and sorting algorithms and their complexity, recursion, object-oriented programming, and data structures. Pre: grade of “B” or higher in 111 or consent.
Pre-arranged systematic field investigation of selected topics. Pre: written proposal approved by Honors director and appropriate faculty member. Repeatable up to 16 credits.
Investigation of the impact of information technologies on contemporary culture from a variety of perspectives. A-F only. Pre: upper division or consent.
Integrative seminar. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.
Integration techniques and applications, series and approximations, differential equations, introduction to vectors. Pre: 251A (with a minimum grade of B) or 241 (with a minimum grade of A and consent).
Vector calculus; maxima and minima in several variables; multiple integrals; line integrals, surface integrals and their applications. Pre: 252A.
Introduction to the kinds of problems that concern philosophers and to some of the solutions that have been attempted.
Special format for topics: electricity and magnetism and geometric optics. A-F only. Pre: 151 or 170 and MATH 242 or MATH 252A, MATH 216 may be substituted with consent. Co-requisite: 272L.
An introduction to the university community; topics include critical thinking, the value of higher education, cultural and transition issues. A-F only.
Seminar introduces students to goal setting, time management, major exploration, academic planning, service-learning opportunities, student/faculty meetings, financial literacy, and encourages frequent self-reflection. Instructor approval required. A-F only.
Seminar introduces exploratory students to major and career exploration resources, guides students in developing personal, academic, and career goals and plans, and encourages frequent self-reflection. Instructor approval required. A-F only. (Spring only)
Major exploration providing incoming students with an understanding of the tools to navigate UH Mânoa and explore the programs of study available. Introduction to career development, goal setting, and action planning. Freshmen only. Exploratory majors only. A-F only.
Student-centered topics on techniques and technologies used for successful learning. Emphasizes the cultivation of learning dispositions and strategies for achievement in higher education and beyond. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only.
Provides exploratory students with the knowledge/skills to thrive in college and beyond. Utilizes writing as a tool for research, analysis, exploration, and reflection. Topics include major and career exploration, personal interests, and goal-setting. May not be taken concurrently or after UNIV 340. Freshmen and sophomores only. Exploratory designations only. A-F only.
Theoretical foundations in student learning and holistic development. Practical leadership skills acquisition and application through the facilitation of a seminar for new freshmen. Emphasis on developing proficiency in writing and public speech. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Fall only)
Theories of the memory processes and the application of the Information Processing Systems in developing metacognitive strategies for college classroom success. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only.
Major exploration designed to assist exploratory students in the process of researching personal, career, and educational goals and the impact of these goals on the decision-making process. Emphasis on self-reflection and identity. Sophomore standing. A-F only.
Intensive course designed for peer advisor trainees to learn General Education requirements, university policies and procedures, and campus resources. Trainees also develop skills and strategies necessary to provide quality advising to their fellow students. A-F only (Summer only)
Theory and practice of collaborative learning in academic contexts. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: consent.
Interactive course develops mentoring skills and relationships with peers, mentors, and “elders.” Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. (Summer only)
Major and career development for Exploratory students, using written and oral communication to facilitate learning across varied topics. Junior standing or higher. Exploratory students only. A-F only. Pre: 340 or consent.
A reflective apprenticeship in which Peer Advisor Leaders solidify their understanding of advising and learn more about leadership and deepen their facilitation, communication, collaboration, and leadership skills by mentoring a cohort of peer advisor trainees. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 350 (or equivalent course) (with a minimum grade of B). (Summer only
Directed research for undergraduate students conducting faculty-mentored research or creative work projects. Repeatable three times, up to ten credits. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of UROP director and student faculty mentor. (Summer only)