A two-year Baccalaureate direct transfer Associate in Arts degree consisting of 62-semester credits at the 100 and 200 levels. The Associate in Arts in Hawaiian Studies is designed for students who are preparing to transfer to a four‑year college or university and who have an interest in achieving a qualification that would be beneficial in the workforce or other areas of study where a foundational knowledge of the Native Hawaiian host culture can complement their worldview.
To earn the Associate in Arts in Hawaiian Studies Degree from HawCC, a student must meet the following requirements:
- Credits Required: A total of 62 credits earned at or transferred to HawCC in 100-200 level courses
- A minimum of 12 HawCC credits must be completed
- Minimum GPA Required: A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation
- CR/NC option may be used to satisfy area and general elective requirements (Policy Haw 5.503)
Students interested in transferring or enrolling in the AAHWST program are encouraged to meet with a Counselor.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
- Describe aboriginal Hawaiian linguistic, cultural, historical, and political concepts.
- Apply aboriginal Hawaiian concepts, knowledge, and methods to the areas of science, humanities, arts, and social sciences, in academics and other professional endeavors.
- Engage, articulate, and analyze topics relevant to the aboriginal Hawaiian community using college-level research and writing methods.
About the School
Aloha, and welcome to Hawai'i Community College. Hawai'i CC is a two-year community college on Hawai'i Island. The college is based in Hilo with a new branch campus in Kona named Hawai'i Community Col ... Read More