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Minor Requirement Sheet (mRS)

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Asian Studies mRS Provides students with a foundation in Chinese and Japanese literatures as well as the history, culture, and geography of Asia. Intro Courses: ICS 262 or HIST 342 
Accounting mRS  
Biochemistry mRS  
Biological Sciences mRS  
Chemistry mRS  
Chinese mRS Provides students with a foundation in intermediate Chinese and Chinese literature. Intro Courses: CHIN 201
Coaching (Exercise and Sport Science) mRS  
Computer Science mRS  
Creative Writing mRS The creative writing minor focuses on the reading and production of imaginative writing in various genres—mainly fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction (personal essay and memoir), and will introduce students to the world of editing and publishing. The minor is also preparation for a variety of writing-related fields such as journalism, technical writing, freelance writing, marketing and advertising, and even some social sciences where writing with style is highly valued. 
Cultural Anthropology   mRS (forthcoming) Provides students with a foundation in the study of culture, particularly in cultural systems, narratives and performances, globalization, political and economic systems, religion, ethnography, applied anthropology, etc. Students who study cultural anthropology find employment opportunities in international organizations (i.e., U.N.), government agencies, corporations, historical/cultural associations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Intro Course: ANTH 105
Economics mRS  
Education mRS Any student, who wishes to have some teacher education course background but chooses not to pursue teaching as a major, may select the education minor as an option. It is complementary to many majors on campus, and includes 18 credit hours of education classes which must be chosen with faculty guidance to assist in meeting the career goals of the student.

 

English mRS The English minor gives broad preparation in critical thinking and communication, helping students to become better writers and speakers and to approach problems analytically. Students will work to read texts closely and provide evidence for well-written claims. They will encounter texts from a variety of time periods and genres and build strong skills in the English language. Intro Class: ENGL 251
English as an International Language mRS  
Entrepreneurship mRS  
Film Studies  mRS (forthcoming) Film Studies provides students with critical perspectives on films. It has a more defined career path for students, with potential careers in media production, advertising/marketing/campaigning, public relations, instructional material development, visual communications, and the film industry. Intro Class: HUM 102
Hawaiian Studies mRS Provides students with a foundation in Hawaiian culture and history. Intro Class: HAWT 101
History mRS Understand the past to forge the future.  Courses prepare students to understand the relevance of history and the principles of historical inquiry from local, national, and global perspectives. Intro Classes: Hist 120, 121, 192, 200, 201, 202
Hospitality and Tourism Management mRS  
Information Systems mRS  
Information Technology mRS  

ICS - Anthropology 

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mRS (discontinued - See Cultural Anthropology minor)
ICS - Communications & Culture mRS  
ICS - Comparative Humanities mRS  
Japanese mRS Provides students with intermediate Japanese and Japanese literature. Intro Course: JPN 201
Linguistics mRS  
Mathematics mRS  
Music mRS  
Organizational Behavior mRS  
Pacific Island Studies mRS Provides students with a foundation in Pacific Islands history and culture. Intro Class: PAIS 105
Piano Performance mRS  
Political Science mRS  
Professional Writing mRS The Professional Writing minor is available to students interested in writing in the professional world across a wide range of industries. Our goal is to help students become articulate writers who can meet the communicative needs of a modern global workplace. Intro Classes: ENGL 316, ENGL 330
Psychology mRS  
Public Management mRS  
Sociology (discontinued) mRS  (discontinued Spring 2017)
Spanish mRS Provides students with a foundation in intermediate Spanish and Spanish literature. Intro Class: SPAN 201
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) mRS English is the language of international communication in business, higher education, science, technology, travel, as well as in the Church, and hundreds of millions of people are in need of prepared English language teachers. The minor and certificate in TESOL are meant to complement most any major on campus, adding an extra-major skill area to one's portfolio and marketability.  The minor is particularly helpful to education majors destined for U.S. public schools, while the Certificate is more widely recognized in Asia.
Theatre mRS  Introduces the art and craft of theatrical production and application. Increases competency in theatrical understanding and performance. Prepares students with skills to perform, produce, and understand theatrical performances. Intro classes: THEA 115, THEA 123