The  Academic Subjecy Certificate (ASC) in Hawaiian Music is intended to encourage students to specialize in Hawaiian music in order to preserve and perpetuate this art form.

Call Dr. Keola Donaghy at 984-3411 for information.

Requirements for ASC in Hawaiian Music: 38 credits
  • The ASC has a minimum of 38 credits.
  • Courses must be taken for a letter grade.
  • A GPA of 2.0 or better is required for all courses applied to the certificate
Hawai’i Emphasis
HAW 101 Elementary Hawaiian I (4)
Foundations & Global Multicultural Perspectives
MUS 107 World Music Cultures (3)
Human Understanding
HAW 102 Elementary Hawaiian II (4)
HAW 104 Hawai’i: Language Through Hula (3)
Human Expression
MUS 114H Hawaiian Chorus (2)
MUS 271 Digital Recording Techniques (3)
Area of Interest
MUS 132 Applied Hawaiian Music (repeated once) (2,2)
MUS 272 Digital Recording Technology (3)
MUS 180 Basic Theory & Aural Skills (2)
ECON 190v Economics fro the Arts (3)
HAW 201 Intermediate Hawaiian I (4)
HWST 176 History of Hawaiian Music (3)


Note: AA degree requires an additional 22 credits (100-level or higher) minimum.