Placement Assessments Required by Incoming Students (by major)

Major CODE Abbr. Math
Accounting BBA-ACC Acc Math
Administration of Justice BA-ADJ AJ
Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management BS-AG4 Ag Math
Anthropology BA-ANTH Anth
Art BA-ART Art
Astronomy BS-ASTR Astro Math
Biology BA-BIOL Biol Math
Business Administration GBUS-BBA BusAdm Math
Chemistry BA-CHEM Chem Math
Communication BA-COM Comm
Computer Science BS-CSCI CS Math
Dance (Performing Arts) BA-PART Danc
Drama Performance (Performing Arts) BA-PART Dram
English BA-ENG Eng
English as a Second Language (ELI) BA-GEN ELI
Environmental Science BS-ENSC Ensc Math
Exploratory Health Sciences BA-EXHS EXHS
Gender and Women's Studies BA-GWS GWS
Geography BA-GEOG Geog
Geology BA-GEOL Geol Math
Hawaiian Studies (BA) BA-HWST Hawn
History BA-HIST Hist
Japanese Studies BA-JPST JpnSt
Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences BA-KES KES Math
Linguistics BA-LING/CHL Ling
Marine Science BA-MARE Mare Math
Mathematics BA-MATH Math Math
Music (Performing Arts) BA-PART Mus
Natural Science BA-NSCI NatSci Math
Nursing BS-NURS Nurs
Philosophy BA-PHIL Phil
Physics BA-PHYS Phys Math
Political Science BA-POLS PolSci
Pre-Medicine BS-BIOL PreMed Math
Pre-Pharmacy PHARMD-PHRM PrePharm Math
Pre-Veterinary BA_AG4 PreVet Math
Psychology BA-PSY Psy
Sociology BA-SOC Soc
Undecided BA-GEN Undecided

Writing Placement Assessment:

Required for students who have not yet taken English or ESL 100 Composition/Nonnative Speakers (3) and English and ESL 100T Composition/Non-nativeTutorial (3) at UH Hilo. Also required for any non-Native English speakers. Students who have taken the SAT will be placed using the SAT EBRW score. those taking the ACT will be placed using the ACT English score. Students who score a 4 or 5 on the AP Language and Composition or AP Literature and Composition exam do not have to take the Writing Placement Assessment.