Courses


Philippine Studies Courses at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Courses with substantive content (at least 25%) on the Philippines/Filipinos at UHM are listed below. These courses are not identified as Philippine Studies courses in the University Catalog or other announcements. They carry the name of the department offering them, for example, Asian Studies (ASAN), Political Science (POLS), etc. See UH Catalog for full description of courses.

**Denotes class offering in Fall 2014

ANTHROPOLOGY (ANTH)

  • ANTH 446 Southeast Asian Cultures
  • ANTH 461 Southeast Asian Archaeology**
  • ANTH 486 Peoples of Hawaii**
  • ANTH 487 Philippine Culture and Society

AMERICAN STUDIES (AMST)

  • AMST 318 (cross-listed ES 318): Asian America**
  • AMST 365 American Empire
  • AMST 373 (cross-listed ES 373): Filipino Americans: History, Culture and Politics**
  • AMST 611 Asian America
  • AMST 668 Globalization and Transnationalism

ASIAN STUDIES (ASAN)

  • ASAN 320P Asian Nation Studies: Philippines**
  • ASAN 393P Asian Field Study: Philippines**
  • ASAN 491P Islam in the Philippines
  • ASAN 491P Mindanao/Hawaii Sovereignty & Identity
  • ASAN 493 Globalization in Asia: The Philippines and Southeast Asia
  • ASAN 496 Religions of Island Southeast Asia
  • ASAN 620P Problems/Issues of Contemporary Asia: Graduate Seminar on Philippine Topics
  • ASAN 750P Research Seminar in Asian Studies: Philippines

DANCE (DNCE)

  • DNCE 307 Philippine Dance I**
  • DNCE 407 Philippine Dance II**

ECONOMICS (ECON)

  • ECON 415 Asian Economic Development
  • ECON 458 Project Evaluation & Resource Management**
  • ECON 611 Economic Development Policy**
  • ECON 638 Environmental Resource Economics**
  • ECON 650 Theory of Public Finance – Expenditure

EDUCATION: EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS (EDEF)

  • EDEF 360 Intro to Multicultural Education**
  • EDEF 470 Ethnic Groups and Education in Hawai’i

ETHNIC STUDIES (ES)

  • ES 301 Ethnic Identity**
  • ES 333 Filipinos in Hawai’i**
  • ES 360 Immigration to Hawai’i**
  • ES 380 Field Work in Ethnic Studies**
  • ES 485 Peoples of Hawaii**
  • ES 495 Hawaiian Labor History

FILIPINO (FIL)

  • FIL 301/302 Third-Level Filipino**
  • FIL 401/402 Fourth-Level Filipino**
  • FIL 435 Filipino Translation Techniques**
  • FIL 451 Structure of Tagalog/Filipino
  • FIL 461 Philippine Literature
  • FIL 462 Tagalog Traditional Literature

HISTORY (HIST)

  • HIST 350 Iberia in Asia and the Pacific
  • HIST 406 Modern Philippines**
  • HIST 495 (Alpha) History Colloquium (B) Philippines and Indonesia
  • HIST 655 Seminar: Island Southeast Asia
  • HIST 656 Topics in Southeast Asia
  • HIST 657 Historiography of Southeast Asia
  • HIST 658 Seminar in Modern Southeast Asian History
  • HIST 659 The Seas in Southeast Asian History**

INDO-PACIFIC LANGUAGES & LITERATURE (IPLL)

  • IP 360 Philippine Food, Music and Rituals**
  • IP 362 Philippine Drama: History/Culture**
  • IP 363 Philippine Literature in English
  • IP 364 Philippine Popular Culture**
  • IP 367 Modern Philippine Drama & Film
  • IP 368B  Philippine Film
  • IP 396 Philippine Literature/Folklore in Translation**

ILOKANO (ILO)

  • ILO 301/302 Third-Level Ilokano**
  • ILO 401/402 Fourth-Level Ilokano**
  • ILO 424 Intro to Ilokano for Interpreters
  • ILO 451 Structure of Ilokano**

LINGUISTICS (LING)

  • LING 346 The Philippine Language Family
  • LING 640G Topics in Linguistics: Gen. and Misc.
  • LING 770 Areal Linguistics: Philippines

MUSIC (MUS)

  • MUS 478G Musical Cultures: Philippines

POLITICAL SCIENCE (POLS)

  • POLS 307B Topics in Comparative Politics: Southeast Asia
  • POLS 307G Topics in Comparative Politics: Philippines
  • POLS 305 Global Politics/Comparative
  • POLS 680 Asian and/or Pacific Politics: Philippines

SOCIOLOGY (SOC)

  •  SOC 456 Ethnicity and Racism in Hawaii**

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