College of Language, Culture and Arts

International Cultural Studies and World Languages
BYUH Box #0, 55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, HI 96762, USA
808-675-3618, (fax) 808-675-0, beusy@byuh.edu


Mission Statement

The mission of the International Cultural Studies major is to prepare students to serve, work and lead in a global environment in a manner that will contribute to the establishment of peace in and among nations, communities and homes. By stressing the study of a variety of contemporary cultural systems, cultural theories, historical considerations and effective cross-cultural communication, students will gain competencies to think clearly about cultural and global social forces, and through effective dialogue, develop solutions to real world problems.

Outcomes
  1. Possess an appropriate degree of cultural literacy in at least two world areas
  2. Effectively manage cultural difference and conflicts and will be prepared to develop problem-solving skills.
  3. Think critically
  4. Articulate and sustain their views through verbal and written discourse.
  5. Be prepared to enter graduate school or employment.
Matrices
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Department Objectives & Matrix --- --- objectives-matrix
Syllabi
Order Description Content Links Files
1 ANTH 105, Rebekah Matagi Walker --- --- ANTH 105, Rebekah Matagi Walker.pdf
2 ANTH 105-1, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili --- --- ANTH 105-1, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili.pdf
3 ANTH 310, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili --- --- ANTH 310, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili.pdf
4 ANTH 447, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili --- --- ANTH 447, Winter 2014, Tevita O Ka'ili.pdf
5 ANTH 460, Tevita O Ka'ili --- --- ANTH 460, Tevita O Ka'ili.pdf
6 ASL 102, Winter 2014 --- --- ASL 102, Winter 2014.pdf
7 CHIN 102, Richardson --- --- CHIN 102, Richardson.pdf
8 CHIN 201, Richardson --- --- CHIN 201, Richardson.pdf
9 CHIN 311, Yifen Beus --- --- CHIN 311, Yifen Beus.pdf
10 CHIN 441, Winter 2014, Sherman Han --- --- CHIN 441, Winter 2014, Sherman Han.pdf
11 COMM 110, Winter 2014, Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 110, Winter 2014, Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
12 COMM 200, Winter, Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 200, Winter, Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
13 COMM 420, Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 420, Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
14 COMM 430, Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 430, Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
15 FREN 102, Winter 2014, Shirley Tekura Tovey --- --- FREN 102, Winter 2014, Shirley Tekura Tovey.pdf
16 FREN 201, David Beus --- --- FREN 201, David Beus.pdf
17 FREN 301, David Beus --- --- FREN 301, David Beus.pdf
18 HUM 101, Colleen Spring --- --- HUM 101, Colleen Spring.pdf
19 HUM 101, David Beus --- --- HUM 101, David Beus.pdf
20 HUM 101, Winter 2014, Spring --- --- HUM 101, Winter 2014, Spring.pdf
21 HUM 290, Winter 2014, Yoifen Beus --- --- HUM 290, Winter 2014, Yoifen Beus.pdf
22 HUM 308, Winter 2014, Daniel M. Skaf --- --- HUM 308, Winter 2014, Daniel M. Skaf.pdf
23 HUM 318, Winter 2014, Danile M. Skaf --- --- HUM 318, Winter 2014, Danile M. Skaf.pdf
24 HUMN 101, Colleen Spring --- --- HUMN 101, Colleen Spring.doc
25 COMM 420, Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 420, Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
26 HUMN 101, Winter 2014, Colleen Spring --- --- HUMN 101, Winter 2014, Colleen Spring.doc
27 ICS 150, Winter 2014, Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 150, Winter 2014, Phillip McArthur.pdf
28 ICS 151, Winter 2014, Matthew Kester --- --- ICS 151, Winter 2014, Matthew Kester.pdf
29 ICS 261, Winter 2014, Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 261, Winter 2014, Phillip McArthur.pdf
30 ICS 264, David Beus --- --- ICS 264, David Beus.pdf
31 ICS 264, Winter 2014, Colleen Spring --- --- ICS 264, Winter 2014, Colleen Spring.pdf
32 ICS 490, Yifen Beus --- --- ICS 490, Yifen Beus.pdf
33 JAPN 102 TMG, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama --- --- JAPN 102 TMG, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama.pdf
34 JAPN 102, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama --- --- JAPN 102, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama.pdf
35 JAPN 301, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama --- --- JAPN 301, Winter 2014, Kats Kajiyama.pdf
36 MAO 301, Winter 2014, Seamus Fitzgerald --- --- MAO 301, Winter 2014, Seamus Fitzgerald.doc
37 Samoan 102, Winter 2014, Tauayi Taulogo --- --- Samoan 102, Winter 2014, Tauayi Taulogo.pdf
38 Samoan 301, Winter 2014, Rowena E.P. Reid --- --- Samoan 301, Winter 2014, Rowena E.P. Reid.pdf
39 SPAN 101, Winter 2014, Elaine McArthur --- --- SPAN 101, Winter 2014, Elaine McArthur.pdf
40 SPAN 102, Winter 2014, Elaine McArthur --- --- SPAN 102, Winter 2014, Elaine McArthur.pdf
41 SPAN 201, Richardson --- --- SPAN 201, Richardson.pdf
42 SPAN 301, Richarson --- --- SPAN 301, Richarson.pdf
43 SPAN 321, Richarson --- --- SPAN 321, Richarson.pdf
44 SPAN 393, Richarson --- --- SPAN 393, Richarson.pdf
45 SPAN 445R, Richarson --- --- SPAN 445R, Richarson.pdf
46 TONGAN 102, Winter 2014, Amelia M. Pasi --- --- TONGAN 102, Winter 2014, Amelia M. Pasi.pdf
47 TONGAN 301, Winter 2014, Amelia M. Pasi --- --- TONGAN 301, Winter 2014, Amelia M. Pasi.pdf
48 ANTH 105-1 Winter 2012 Kaili --- --- ANTH 105-1 Syllabus Winter 2012 Kaili
49 ANTH 210 Winter 2012 TÄ“vita O. Ka'ili View --- ANTH 210 Syllabus Winter 2012
50 ANTH 310 Winter 2012 Phillip McArthur --- ---
51 ANTH 322 Tevita O. Ka'ili View --- ANTH 322 Ethnographic Skills
52 ANTH 445 TÄ“vita O. Ka'ili View --- ANTH 445 Issues in Current Anthropology
53 ANTH 445 Tevita O.Kaili --- --- ANTH 445 Tevita O.Kaili.pdf
54 ANTH 447 TÄ“vita O. Ka'ili View --- ANTH 447 Applied and Developmental Anthropology
55 ANTH 460 Tevita O.Kaili --- --- ANTH 460 Tevita O.Kaili.pdf
56 CHIN 101 Richardson View --- CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese Conversation & Grammar-I
57 CHIN 102 Richardson View --- CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese Conversation & Grammar- II
58 CHIN 201 Spring Richardson View --- CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese
59 CHIN 311 Yifen Beus View ---
60 COMM 110 Winter 2013 Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 110 Winter 2013 Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
61 COMM 110H Winter 2009 Chad Ford View --- COMM 110H Intercultural Communication (Honor)
62 COMM 200 Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 200 Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
63 COMM 211 LeeAnn Lambert View --- COMM 211 Media Writing
64 COMM 252 Fall 2010 Chad Ford View --- COMM 252 Groups, leadership and culture
65 COMM 280 Fall 2010 Chiung Hwang Chen View --- COMM 280 Gender and Culture
66 COMM 301 --- --- COMM 301.pdf
67 COMM 323 LeeAnn Lambert View --- COMM 323 Multimedia Production
68 COMM 325 --- --- COMM 325.pdf
69 COMM 326 Fall 2010 Compton View --- COMM 326 International Communication
70 COMM 360 Winter 2013 Compton --- --- COMM 360 Winter 2013 Compton.pdf
71 COMM 420 Chiung Hwang Chen View --- COMM 420 Media and Culture
72 COMM 430 Chiung Hwang Chen --- --- COMM 430 Chiung Hwang Chen.pdf
73 COMM 454 Winter 2012 Chad Ford View ---
74 FREN 101 Fall 2010 Shirley Tovey View --- FREN 101 Elementary French Conversation & Grammar I
75 FREN 201 David Beus View --- FREN 201 Intermediate French Conversation & Grammar
76 FREN 301 David Beus View --- FREN 301 Introduction to French Literature
77 HUM 101 Winter 2013 Colleen Spring --- --- HUM 101 Winter 2013 Colleen Spring.pdf
78 HUM 101 Yifen Beus --- --- HUM 101 Yifen Beus.pdf
79 HUM 290 Winter 2013 Yifen Beus --- --- HUM 290 Winter 2013 Yifen Beus.pdf
80 HUM 442 ART 442 ENGL 358R Winter 2013 Yifen Beus --- --- HUM 442 ART 442 ENGL 358R Winter 2013 Yifen Beus.pdf
81 ICS 150 Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 150 McArthur.doc
82 ICS 151 Fall 2011 Matthew Kester --- --- ICS 151 Fall 2011 Matthew Kester.pdf
83 ICS 251 Winter 2012 Matthew Kester --- --- Introduction to Cultural Studies Theory with Matt Kester
84 ICS 261 Winter 2013 Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 261 WI2013 McArthur.doc
85 ICS 262 Fall 2010 Yifen Beus --- --- ICS262
86 ICS 263 Summer Chiung Hwang Chen View --- ICS 263 Cultures of Asian America
87 ICS 266 David Beus View --- ICS 266 Cultures of Latin America
88 ICS/HIST 423 Winter 2012 Michael G. Murdock View --- ICS/Hist 423: Nationalism and Globalization
89 ICS 490 Yifen Beus --- --- ICS 490 Senior Seminar
90 ICS 491 Fall 2009 Phillip McArthur View --- ICS 491 Senior Seminar
91 ICS 492 Fall 2009 Phillip McArthur View --- ICS 492 Senior Seminar
92 ICS David Beus --- --- ICS David Beus.pdf
93 IPB 121 Winter 2013 Chad Ford --- --- IPB 121 Winter 2013 Chad Ford.pdf
94 IPB 300 Winter 2012 Chad Ford View ---
95 IPB 400 Winter 2012 Chad Ford& Stephanie Catudal View ---
96 IPB 450 Winter 2013 Chad Ford --- --- IPB 450 Winter 2013 Chad Ford.pdf
97 IPB 499 Fall 2009 Chad Ford View --- IPB 499 Peacebuilding Colloqium
98 JPN 101 Kats Kajiyama View --- JPN 101 Elementary Japanese Conversation & Grammar I
99 JPN 101 Kats Kajiyama View --- JPN 101 TMG
100 JPN 102 Kats Kajiyama View ---
101 JPN 102 Kats Kajiyama View ---
102 JPN 201 Kats Kajiyama View --- JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese Conversation & Grammar
103 JPN 301 Kats Kajiyama View ---
104 JPN 311 Kats Kajiyama View --- JPN 311 Advanced Intensive Conversation
105 JPN 321 Selected Reading and Grammar View --- JPN 321 Selected Reading and Grammar
106 JPN 445 Kats Kajiyama View --- JPN 445 Special Studies in Japanese
107 MAORI 301 Winter 2012 Seamus Fitzgerald --- ---
108 SPAN 101 Winter 2013 Hermana& Elaine McArthur --- --- SPAN 101 Winter 2013 Hermana& Elaine McArthur.pdf
109 SPAN 102 Winter 2013 Hermana& Elaine McArthur --- --- SPAN 102 Winter 2013 Hermana& Elaine McArthur.pdf
110 SPAN 201 Richardson View --- SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish Conversation & Grammar
111 SPAN 301 Richardson View --- SPAN 301 Introduction to Literature
112 SPAN 321 Richardson View --- SPAN 321 Advanced Grammar and Composition
113 SPAN 393 Richardson View --- SPAN 393 Business Spanish
114 SPAN 441 Winter 2012 James B. Tueller View --- LITERATURA Y CULTURA DE ESPAÑA Winter 2012
115 SPAN 445R Richardson View --- SPAN 445R Special Studies in Spanish
116 SPAN 451 Richardson View --- SPAN 451 Survey of Latin-American Literature
117 WHC 102 Winter 2011 Yifen Beus --- --- WHC102 Introduction to Film
118 WHC 201 Colleen Spring View --- WHC 201 Western Culture I
119 WHC 201H Spring 2009 Phillip McArthur View --- WHC 201H Western Culture I ‑ Honors
120 WHC 202 Colleen Spring View --- WHC 202 Western Culture II
121 WHC 365 Winter 2010 Yifen Beus View --- WHC 365 Women's Literature and Film
122 WHC 391 Fall 2009 Phillip McArthur View --- WHC 391 Narrative, Identity and Culture
123 WHC 425 Fall 2007 Phillip McArthur View --- WHC 425 Performance Studies
124 WHC 440 Yifen Beus View --- WHC 440 Post-Colonial Literature and Film
125 COMM 110 Fall 2010 Chiung Hwang Chen View --- COMM 110 Intercultural Communication
126 COMM 360 Winter 2012 Compton View --- COMM 360 Communication Theory
127 ICS 251 Fall 2010 Phillip McArthur View --- ICS 251 Introduction to Cultural Studies Theory
128 ICS 261 Winter 2012 Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 261
129 ICS 261 Winter 2013 Phillip McArthur --- --- ICS 261 Winter 2013 Phillip McArthur.pdf
130 IPB 450 Fall 2010 Chad Ford& Stephanie Catudal View --- IPB 450 Advanced Cultural Mediation and Facilitation
131 SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish Conversation & Grammar-I View ---
132 SPAN 102 Winter 2012 Hermana Sister Elaine McArthur View ---
Multi-Year Assessment Plans
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Multi-Year Assessment Plan-ICS and World Languages --- --- Multi-Year Plan13-17
Annual Assessment Plans
Academic Year Links Files
2019 - 2020 --- ---
2018 - 2019 --- ---
2017 - 2018 --- ---
2016 - 2017 --- ---
2015 - 2016 --- ---
2014 - 2015 --- ---
2013 - 2014 --- ICS 2014 Assessment Plan
2012 - 2013 --- 2013 Review Plan
2011 - 2012 --- 2012 Plan
2010 - 2011 --- 2011 Assessment Plan
2009 - 2010 --- ICS 2010 Assessment Plan
2008 - 2009 --- ICS 2009 Report.pdf
2007 - 2008 --- ICS 07-08 report.pdf
2006 - 2007 --- ICS_06-07_report2.pdf
2005 - 2006 --- ICS2005-2006 Assessment Report.pdf
2004 - 2005 --- ICS 2004-2005 Report-complete-formatted.pdf
2003 - 2004 --- ICS 2003 and 2004 Reports.pdf
2002 - 2003 --- 2002 - 2003 Assessment Report-complete.pdf
2001 - 2002 --- ICS Assessment Plan 2001-02-complete.pdf
2000 - 2001 --- ---
Program Reviews
Self-Study Reports
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2011 ICS 2011 Self Study Report --- --- ICS 2011 Self Study Report
2004 Department Review 2004 --- --- Self_Study_2004_ICS.pdf

Visit Schedules
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2011On-Site Assessment Agenda --- --- ICS agenda on-site assessment 2011.pdf
2004ICS 2004 PR --- --- ---

Visit Team Members
  • Straubhaar, Joseph (Review Committee Chair, , University of Texas)
  • Sawin, Patricia (, , University of North Carolina)
  • Robertson, Dale (, Political Science, BYU—Hawaii)
  • Christiansen, AnnaMarie (, , BYU�Hawaii)

Visit Team Documents
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2011 2011 ICS Visit Team Document --- --- ICS 2011 Visit Team Document
--- ICS Review Team Report (2004) --- --- BYU Hawaii ICS assessment2.pdf

Dean's Responses
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2011 ICS 2011 Dean's Response --- --- ICS 2011 Deans Response
--- Administration Response to ICS Program Review --- --- Administration Response to ICS Program Review.doc

Quality Improvement Plans
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
--- Changes Made to ICS department as a result of Program Review. --- --- Changes made to the ICS Program.doc

Department Reports
Order Description Content Links Files
1 ICS 2009 Assessment Report --- --- 209 report
2 2007-2008 Report --- --- ICS 07-08 report.pdf
3 ICS 06-07 Report --- --- ICS 06-07 report.pdf
4 ICS 06-07 Detailed Report --- --- ICS assess 06-07 detailed report.pdf
5 ICS2010 Assessment Report --- --- 2010 report
6 ICS 2011 Assessment Report --- --- 2011 Report
7 ICS 2012 Assessment Report --- --- ICS 2012 Report
8 ICS 2013 Assessment Report --- --- ICS 2013 Report
Reflective Essays
Order Description Content Links Files
1 2006-07 ICS Findings & Actions --- --- ICS_assess_06-07_detailed_report2.pdf
2 ICS 2012 Curriculum Change Proposal --- --- ICS 2012 Program Change Proposal
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Sample Work
Order Description Links Files
1 2005 Assessment Detail -- Student Learning --- 05 Assessment Report-ICScomplete.pdf
2 2006-07 ICS Detail on Student Learning --- ICS_assess_06-07_detailed_report2.pdf