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UH at Manoa Academics

University of Hawaii at Manoa requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at UH at Manoa, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

UH at Manoa does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UH at Manoa has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 62% of students who started college at UH at Manoa graduate within six years.

UH at Manoa offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at UH at Manoa?

UH at Manoa has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at UH at Manoa

When choosing a major, UH at Manoa students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UH at Manoa below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. UH at Manoa does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does UH at Manoa Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UH at Manoa offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UH at Manoa Offer Online Classes?

UH at Manoa has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UH at Manoa Offer AP Credit?

UH at Manoa offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UH at Manoa Have An Honors Program?

UH at Manoa offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UH at Manoa Require Internships?

UH at Manoa does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UH at Manoa has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UH at Manoa include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at UH at Manoa

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UH at Manoa does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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UH at Manoa Majors & Subject Areas

Animal Sciences, General
Food Science
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Soil Sciences, Other
Environmental Science
Natural Resources Management and Policy
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Environmental Design/Architecture
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Women's Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Education, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Agricultural Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Chinese Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Korean Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Filipino/Tagalog Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Human Nutrition
Family and Community Services
Apparel and Textiles, General
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Microbiology, General
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Zoology/Animal Biology
Reproductive Biology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Nutrition Sciences
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Religion/Religious Studies
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Educational Psychology
Public Administration
Social Work
Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Science
Nursing Practice
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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