Academics

STEM Summer Academy

Have you ever asked yourself, Why do I need to learn this? Honolulu Community College's Summer STEM Academy is designed to answer this question. The Summer STEM Academy goal is to bring relevance to Math and Science for high school aged students. This seven-week non-credit summer program located on Honolulu College's campus allows high school aged student to experience the sciences through hands-on activities in math, physics, and chemistry. Students will engage in activities designed to help them prepare for college success.

iKEA - Inspiring Knowledge, Empowerment and Achievement

Mission

The iKEA program is committed to providing opportunities that enhance, support, develop healthy academic and life skills. iKEA will allow students to self-identify with the necessary tools that will assist them in making positive academic choices.

Values

The iKEA program values:

Fujio Matsuda Technology Training Center

Liaison: Billie K. Takaki Lueder (808-845-9187, bktakaki@hawaii.edu)

The Fujio Matsuda Technology Training and Education Center at Honolulu CC provides leadership and training in advance technologies, such as in applied engineering, robotics and social media, while providing opportunities to partner with businesses for early stage entrepreneurship idea development. It's goal is to enhance the knowledge base of such advanced technology with students, faculty and staff, and the surrounding community.

Natural Sciences

View Program Information in College Catalog [PDF]

Program Mission

The Associate of Science in Natural Sciences degree program will prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs with recognized and supported pathways.

Summer Engineering Academy

Deciding on a career choice is difficult for most students let alone deciding what discipline in engineering they will major in. This program is designed to help high school students make the decision - an informed decision, about their future field of study.

June 9, 2014 to July 25, 2014 from 8:00 am to 12:00 Noon

Application Deadline: April 30, 2014

Registration fee: $250.00

Non-Traditional students (females) will receive a discounted registration fee of $150.00.

Please make checks payable to: University of Hawaiʻi

Hawaiian Studies

View Program Information in College Catalog [PDF]

Program Mission

Provide an opportunity for students to gain an understanding and knowledge of the host culture of Hawai‘i, the Native Hawaiian language, culture and values.

ROTC Classes

Students have the convenience of registering for UH Mānoa Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and Air Force ROTC classes through Honolulu Community College. 100 and 200 level courses are available.

ROTC is an elective curriculum taken along with required college classes and students receive classroom instruction and field training to conduct missions as an Officer. ROTC offers many different scholarship opportunities for students.

Army ROTC: 956-7744, www.hawaii.edu/armyrotc

Learning Community

Liaison: Marcia Roberts-Deutsch (808-845-9110, robertsd@hawaii.edu)

A Learning Community (LC) is the linking of two or more courses to encourage collaborative learning. Students and faculty become an ‘ohana that work closely together to foster a deeper mutual understanding of course content, and create an enhanced classroom learning environment that is more engaging academically and socially.

Construction Management

View Program Information in the College Catalog [PDF]

Program Mission

Provide training for students who are interested in developing entry level management skills or inservice professional development required for employment in the construction industry.

Construction Academy

Coordinator: Kenton Short (832-3700, kentons@hawaii.edu)

The Honolulu Community College Construction Academy partners with various Department of Education high schools on O‘ahu, to introduce high school students to the broad range of construction industry related careers and to provide opportunities to explore and develop the technical, academic, and employability skills necessary to make informed choices on possible career opportunities within the construction and other industries.

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