Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.
a firefighting team under direct supervision in hazardous conditions. The program consists of two courses. The course involves practical skill training. The co-requisite course, FIRE 280A, is completed in an online virtual classroom. Completion of both courses will result in Fire Fighter 1 and 2 certification. (16 hrs. lect./lab. per week)
FOOD SCIENCE AND HUMAN NUTRITION (FSHN) FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition (3) (DB) Integration of natural science concepts basic to study of human nutrition. Emphasis on nutrient requirements of healthy individuals throughout life cycle, food sources, functions and interrelationships of nutrients. Lectures supplemented with individualized instructional activities. (3 hrs. lect. per week) Note: FSHN 185 is accepted as a natural science requirement at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, UH West O‘ahu, and at other community colleges.
GEOGRAPHY (GEOG) GEOG 101 The Natural Environment (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Recommended Prep: Placement in MATH 24 An introduction to physical geography: distribution and interrelationships of climates, vegetation, soils, landforms with special emphasis on Hawai‘i. Fulfills Natural Sciences core requirement. (3 hrs. lect. per week) GEOG 101L The Natural Environment Laboratory (1) (DY) Prerequisite or Co-requisite: GEOG 101 Recommended Prep: Placement in MATH 24 Comment: GEOG 101 as a co-requisite is preferred. This course is an introduction to techniques used to investigate the geographic distribution of physical phenomena on Earth. The laboratory exercises will include a number of examples from Hawai‘i, where unique combinations of global tectonic and atmospheric processes, and geographic isolation have resulted in an extraordinary array of environmental and biotic diversity. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lab. per week)
GEOG 122 Geography of Hawai‘i (3) (DS) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Examines Hawai‘i as a unique, special place. Physical geography (volcanoes, erosion, climate, water resources, natural hazards), cultural geography (pre-contact society, the monarchy, economic change, agriculture, tourism, energy, population, land use, transportation, and urbanization), and regional geography of each island will be presented. (3 hrs. lect. per week) GEOG 151 Geography and Contemporary Society (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Elements of economic geography and resource management; study of populations and food problems; energy; ecosystems; and pollution; application to current problems of developed and underdeveloped nations. (3 hrs. lect. per week)
GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS (GG) GG 101 Introduction to Geology (3) (DP) The study of Earth, the natural physical environment, landscape, rocks and minerals, rivers and oceans, volcanos, earthquakes, plate tectonics and other internal processes; the effects of human actions on Planet Earth. (3 hrs. lect. per week) GG 101L Introductory Geology Laboratory (1) (DY) Prerequisite or Co-requisite: GG 101 or GG 103 The study of rocks and minerals, topographic and geologic maps and cross sections. (3 hrs. lab. per week) GG 103 Geology of the Hawaiian Islands (3) (DP) Recommended Prep: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Survey of Hawaiian rocks, minerals, volcanism, erosion, sedimentation, landscape evolution, geologic history, and regional geology. (3 hrs. lect. per week)
HAWAIIAN (HAW) * HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I (4) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S This course is the first half of Elementary Hawaiian that teaches basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. (4 hrs. lect. per week) HAW 102 Elementary Hawaiian II (4) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in HAW 101 This course is the second half of Elementary Hawaiian that teaches basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. (4 hrs. lect. per week) HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I (4) Prerequisite: “C’’ or higher in HAW 102 This course is the first half of Intermediate Hawaiian. Language learning requires competence in four areas of skill, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. (4 hrs. lect. per week)
GEOG 102 World Regional Geography (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 + ENG 100S Survey of the world’s major geographic regions with focus on the interrelationships between the physical and human elements of these regions. Geographic aspects of contemporary economic, social, and political conditions will be studied. (3 hrs. lect. per week)
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HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE CATALOG 2017-2018