Certificate Program

Students interested in the Ethnic Studies Certificate Program should contact and set an appointment with the Ethnic Studies Department Academic Advisor.

Students who complete all the courses required for the Certificate must send a copy of their transcript to the Department of Ethnic Studies to verify courses and grades.

 

Requirements

Students must complete a total of 18 credits from categories A (3 credits), B (6 credits) and C (9 credits) and be completed with a "B" average and no less than a "C" grade in any course selected from the Ethnic Studies Curriculum.

 

Please check with the current UH Manoa Class of Availability to see which classes are offered.

 

Categories

A. Introductory Course (3 credits) (Mandatory for all majors):
ES 101 Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3)  
B. History and social dynamics of the various major ethnic group (6 credits):
ES 221 Hawaiians (3) ES 331 Chinese in Hawai'i (3)
ES 305 The African American Experience I (3) ES 333 Filipinos in Hawai'i (3)
ES 306 The African American Experience II (3) ES 338 American Indian Experience (3)
ES 330 Japanese in Hawai‘i (3) ES 339 South Asian Migrants: Culture and Politics (3)
C. History, theories and problems of ethnic groups and ethnicity on the framework of social, economic and political change (9 credits):
ES 213 Race, Class, Gender in Popular Culture (3) ES 392 Change in Pacific Polynesia (3) (**PACS 392)
ES 214 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations (**SOC 214) ES 395 Multiethnic Popular Culture: Hip Hop (3)
ES 301 Ethnic Identity (3) ES 399 Directed Reading/Research (3 max)
ES 310 Ethnicity & Community in Hawai'i (3) ES 410 Race, Class, and the Law (3)
ES 318 Asian America: Survey (3) ES 418 Women and Work (3) (**WS 418/SOC 418)
ES 320 Hawai'i & the Pacific (3) ES 420 American Ethnic & Race Relations (3)
ES 340 Land Tenure and Use in Hawai'i (3) ES 440 Contemporary Diasporas in Comparative Perspective (3)
ES 350 Economic Change & Hawai'i's People (3) ES 443 Filipino Americans: Research Topics (3)
ES 360 Immigration to Hawai'i and U.S. (3) ES 455 (B|C) Topics in Comparative Ethnic Conflict (3)
ES 365 Pacific/Asian Women in Hawai'i (3) (**WS 360) ES 456 Racism and Ethnicity in Hawai'i (3) (**SOC 456)
ES 370 Ethnic Literature of Hawai'i (3) (**ENG 370) ES 460 Ethnic Conflict (3)
ES 372 Asian American Literature (3) (**ENG 372) ES 480 Oceanic Ethnic Studies: Theories & Methods (3)
ES 373 Filipino Americans: History, Culture, & Politics (3) (**AMST 373) ES 486 Peoples of Hawai‘i (3)
ES 375 Issues of Diversity in Higher Education (3) ES 492 Politics of Multiculturalism (3)
ES 380 Field Work in Ethnic Studies (3 max) ES 493 Oral History: Theory & Practice (3)
ES 381 Social Movements in Hawai'i (3)  ES 495 Hawaiian Labor History (3)
ES 390 Gender and Race in U.S. Society (3) (**WS 390)  ES 496 Special Topics in Ethnic Studies(3)

 

** Cross-listed in the Schedule of Courses.