Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

This is the 2019-2020 UH Hilo catalog, previous year catalogs can be viewed on the Back Issues page.

A baccalaureate degree (also called a “bachelor’s degree”) is earned upon the completion of at least 120 college semester hours. To earn the baccalaureate degree, students must also complete the requirements for their major; these are listed by department and degree elsewhere in the catalog. In addition, students must complete the following graduation requirements:

  • Complete at least 120 semester college credits. This minimum is higher for some baccalaureate degrees.
  • Earn at least a 2.0 cumulative UH Hilo GPA as well as a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major (a higher GPA may be required for some degrees) and minor (if any).
  • Earn a minimum of 30 semester hours from UH Hilo.
  • Have been registered as classified students with a declared major and in attendance at UH Hilo within the preceding year.
  • Meet all requirements of their respective colleges and departments.

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