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Hawai‘i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology

Hawai‘i Natural Energy Institute

Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium

Hawai‘i Undersea Research Laboratory

International Pacific Research Center

Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research

Pacific Biosciences Reseach Center

Sea Grant College Program


 

School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology

Undergraduate Programs

Application to the following programs are accepted by the Admissions Office: the BS in atmospheric sciences, the BA in geology, the BS in geology and geophysics, and the BS in global environmental science.

School Requirements

  1. Successful completion of OEST 100 – The College Experience;
  2. Completion of basic course work as specified by their degree programs;
  3. Completion of requirements for the major;
  4. Completion of 45 upper division credit hours (courses numbered 300 and above);
  5. GPA of 2.0 (C average) for all UH Manoa registered credits;
  6. GPA of 2.0 (C average) for all courses applied to the major requirements;
  7. Completion of a degree audit (Graduation Worksheet) to the Student Academic Services Office at least two semesters preceding the award of the degree;
  8. Completion of an application for graduation to the Student Academic Services Office in the semester preceding the award of the degree; and
  9. Completion of an exit interview by the Student Academic Services Office.

Multiple Majors/Degree

Students seeking a multiple major/degree must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, submit an application, personal statement and academic plan, in addition to meeting with a SOEST academic advisor. Students desiring to add a SOEST major/degree as their secondary major/degree, must successfully complete the introductory course for the SOEST major with a C or better and started math course work. Course work used towards a major/minor/certificate in the first degree cannot be used to satisfy major/minor/certificate requirements in the second degree, unless specific courses are required in both.

Second Baccalaureate Degree

Second degree students must earn a minimum of 30 credits in courses taken at UH Manoa after admission as a second baccalaureate degree candidate while continuously enrolled in the school. Course work used towards a major/minor/certificate in the first degree cannot be used to satisfy major requirements in the second degree, unless specific courses are required in both.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degrees Requirements

  1. Courses required by UH Manoa Undergraduate General Education Requirements; and
  2. Support science requirements from mathematics, chemistry, biology, and physics vary with degree programs and all courses may have prerequisites.

Note that introductory chemistry and mathematics courses have placement exams.

BA and BS degree candidates are required to consult with the departmental advisor before registering.

Major Requirements

See appropriate departments for specific major requirements leading to a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree.

Graduate Programs

See appropriate departments for specific major requirements leading to MS and PhD degrees.