HWST 290: Rediscovering Polynesian Connections

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course investigates Polynesian connections through life experiences. This is a study abroad course in which the student will experience the interconnectedness of the peoples and cultures of Polynesia, other Pacific nations, or other nations throughout the world through cultural immersion. Studies will begin on the home campus and culminate with a visit to the host country.


Approval of instructor.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring, Summer
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Explain similar oral traditions of the country visited with that of Hawai‘i.
  2. Describe similar cultural traits of the country visited with Hawai‘i.
  3. Produce a project depicting the range of experiences offered during the course.