Courses that meet the UH Mānoa General Education Core Requirements are identified with one of the following designations at the end of the course description:

Foundations Requirements

Written Communication FW
Quantitative Reasoning FQ
Global and Multicultural Perspectives FGA, FGB, FGC

Diversification Requirements

Arts DA
Humanities DH
Literatures DL
Social Sciences DS
Biological Sciences DB
Physical Sciences DP
Laboratory (science) DY

UH Mānoa Graduation Requirements

Hawaiian/Second Language HSL

For more information, see the “Mānoa Undergraduate General Education Requirements” section of this Catalog.

Please Note:

  • Consult your college/school advisor for a list of updated General Education courses. Additional courses may have been approved after the publication of this Catalog.
  • Some programs specify which courses their students must take to fulfill the Core Requirements or to fulfill lower division college/school requirements. For these programs, students should consult an advisor from their department prior to selecting courses.