Foundations, Values and Integration of Knowledge – General Education Requirements
Approved Chaminade University of Honolulu General Education Model Structure including clarifications & changes accepted on 8-21-2019 by faculty.
Required foundational skills courses for all students
|Freshman||First||Life Skills & College Success||CUH 100||1|
|Freshman||First||Writing *||EN 101||3|
|Freshman||First||Quantitative Skills *||MA 100, 101, 103, 105, 107||3|
|Freshman||Second||Writing *||EN 102||3|
|Freshman||Second||Oral Communication *||COM 101||3|
|Sophomore||Third/Fourth||Quantitative Reasoning *||Science/Other using quantitative data||3 or 4|
|Sophomore||Third/Fourth||Critical Thinking *||Multiple courses in EC, EN, E+ID, ENV, FA, GE, HI, PH, POL, PSY, RE, SOC, etc.||3|
|Sophomore||Third/Fourth||Knowledge of Beauty & Creativity *||FA, PA, MU, THR||3|
OUTCOMES: These courses address the WSCUC core competency requirements
* Includes Information Literacy
Values that guide us:
|Freshman – Sophomore||1st – 4th||Catholic Intellectual Traditions||One course||3|
|Freshman – Senior||1st – 8th||Education for formation in Faith||Students choose one RE or PH course||3|
|Freshman – Senior||1st – 8th||Integral (Holistic) Education/Global Awareness||Students choose one course from HI/POL, EN, BS/SOC/PSY/GE/ED/EC and Lab/Field Science||3 or 4|
|Freshman – Senior||1st – 8th||Education in the Family Spirit||Students choose one course from HI/POL, EN, BS/SOC/PSY/GE/ED/EC and Lab/Field Science||3 or 4|
|Freshman – Senior||1st – 8th||Education for Service Justice & Peace||Students choose one course from HI/POL, EN, BS/SOC/PSY/GE/ED/EC and Lab/Field Science||3 or 4|
|Freshman – Senior||1st – 8th||Education for Adaptation & Change||Students choose one course from HI/POL, EN, BS/SOC/PSY/GE/ED/EC and Lab/Field Science||3 or 4|
OUTCOMES: Each course must have two outcomes – one that demonstrates one of the Catholic Marianist characteristics, and one that demonstrates Native Hawaiian values
Students must complete one service-learning course from throughout the curriculum as part of the Gen Ed Program.
Integrative Interdisciplinary experience (Capstone):
|Year||Semester||Integration of Knowledge & Values||Courses||Credits|
|Junior or Senior Year||5th – 8th||Core Curriculum Integrative Capstone||Taken by juniors/seniors||3|
|44/45 TOTAL Credits|
OUTCOMES: Capstone synthesizes and assesses: Catholic Marianist characteristics, Native Hawaiian values and Global Awareness
Programs with existing capstones may submit their syllabi to the Gen Ed/Core Curriculum committee for review in order to determine alignment with the requirements for the Gen Ed/Core Curriculum Capstone course.
Double-dipping will be allowed
Courses will be fit into the Passport Model to enhance transferability.