Course Numbering System

The University of Hawaiʻi course numbering system applies to all units of the University. Portions relevant to UH Hilo are as follows:

  • 001–099: Developmental courses not applicable to baccalaureate or higher degree
  • 100–499: Courses which may be used to satisfy the requirements of a bachelor’s degree
  • 100–299: Initial or introductory courses (lower division)
  • 300–499: More advanced or specialized courses (upper division)
  • 500: Continuous enrollment requirement (graduate)
  • 501–599: Professional level courses
  • 600–699: Typically taken in first year of graduate study or first in sequence
  • 700–800: Advanced (doctoral) graduate courses