An Associate of Arts degree gives students the foundation to their education in liberal arts. The degree is earned after 60 semester hours of college. Classes may include English, history, math, and science. Once the AA is earned, students can proceed to earn a Bachelor’s degree.
The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.
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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 achievin
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)
Windward CCʻs new associate in arts degree in Hawaiian studies was collaboratively developed by the community college campuses as an option to prepare you to transfer to
Windward CCʻs new associate in arts degree in Hawaiian studies was collaboratively developed by the community college campuses as an option to prepare you to transfer to a Hawaiian studies baccalaureate degree path at UH Mānoa or UH Hilo. It marks the first time a degree was approved for all the University of Hawaiʻi's seven community colleges.
It also provides you with the option to earn an associate degree that provides the qualifications that would be beneficial in the workforce or or other areas of study where a knowledge of the host culture are desired. You have an opportunity to follow a path of Hawaiian knowledge that, once you graduate, will allow you to take that knowledge into the workforce and back to their communities....