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Science FacultyScience, Technology, Engineering
and Math at Leeward

On Thursday, November 30, 2011, the UH Board of Regents unanimously approved the establishment of a new provisional degree program: the Associate in Science in Natural Science Degree (ASNS) with a concentration in three areas: Life Science, Physical Science, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Computer Science. See list of transfer options for the AS-NS degree.

Leeward CC has one of the largest Math & Sciences divisions in the UH Community College system, offering more than 200 sections each semester in a variety of disciplines.

Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to working with students on an individualized basis. Many courses offer one-on-one assistance throughout the day in an “open lab” approach. Students have a wide range of opportunities…from extracting DNA in our state-of-the art biotech lab to working on space grant research.


Did you know…

  • Leeward CC has produced several UHM Out­standing Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Graduates. Typically, about 12% of of all engineering graduates from the UHM College of Engineering started at Leeward CC. Engineering at Leeward.
  • Our Information & Computer Science faculty guided students through advanced wireless net­working and technologies resulting in the wireless network design for the Manoa Innovation Center and a wireless pilot project with the United States Geological Study on Oahu.
  • The campus created and maintains the state’s largest Shade House for endangered Hawaiian native dry land species.
  • The Leeward CC Marine Option Program contracts with Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission for underwater surveys of coral reefs. The program is also involved with the Kalaeloa habitat restoration proj­ect, in partnership with Ka‘ala Farms, and U.S, Fish & Wildlife Service

Courses offered in (links to course descriptions):

Agriculture Food Science and Human Nutrition Microbiology
Astronomy Geology-Geophysics Oceanography
Biochemistry Horticulture Pharmacology
Biology Human Anatomy Physics
Botany Info & Computer Science Physiology & Anatomy
Chemistry Marine Option Program Plant Bioscience Technology
Civil Engineering Mathematics Science
Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Zoology


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