Major and Minor Requirements

The General Education requirement at BYU–Hawaii is divided into three areas: Area I-Basic Skills, Area II-Fundamental Knowledge, and Area III- Synthesis. Click HERE to review a list of General Education requirements.

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Major or Track

Major Requirements (MRS)

Sample Major Academic Plan (MAP)

Sample Major Academic Plan (MAP) for Transfer Students

Accounting MRS MAP T-MAP
Art (Graphic Design, Painting) MRS

 MAP (Design)  MAP (Painting)

T-MAP (Design)  T-MAP (Painting)  

Biochemistry MRS MAP T-MAP
Biology  
-General Biology MRS  MAP (F,W,S) T-MAP
-Marine Biology MRS  Even (F,W,S),       Odd (F,W,S) T-EvenMAP / T-ODDMAP
-Molecular Biology MRS  MAP (F,W,S) T-MAP
-Biomedical MRS  MAP (F,W,S) T-MAP
Business Management  
-Finance Track

MRS

MAP T-MAP
-Human Resource and Organizational Behavior Track

MRS

MAP T-MAP
-Marketing Track

MRS

MAP T-MAP
-Operations and Supply Chain Management Track

MRS 

MAP T-MAP
Computer Science MRS MAP T-MAP
Elementary Education MRS MAP T-MAP
English MRS MAP T-MAP
Exercise and Sport Science  
-Exercise Science MRS MAP T-MAP
-Fitness and Wellness Management MRS MAP T-MAP
-Health MRS MAP T-MAP
-Physical Education Teacher Certification MRS MAP T-MAP
Hawaiian Studies MRS MAP T-MAP
History MRS MAP T-MAP
Hospitality and Tourism Management MRS MAP T-MAP
Information Systems MRS MAP T-MAP
Information Technology MRS MAP T-MAP
Interdisciplinary Studies MRS MAP T-MAP
International Cultural Studies  
-Cultural Anthropology MRS MAP T-MAP
-Communications and Culture MRS MAP T-MAP
-Comparative Humanities MRS MAP T-MAP
-Intercultural Peacebuilding MRS
MAP T-MAP
Mathematics MRS MAP T-MAP
Music  
-General Music MRS MAP T-MAP
-Piano Performance MRS MAP T-MAP
-Vocal Performance MRS MAP T-MAP
-Instrumental Performance MRS MAP T-MAP
-World Music Studies MRS MAP T-MAP
Pacific Island Studies MRS MAP T-MAP
Political Science MRS MAP T-MAP
Psychology MRS MAP T-MAP
Secondary Education  
-Art Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Biology Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Business Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Chemistry Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-English Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-History Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Mathematics Education MRS

MAP (even year) MAP (odd year)

T-MAP
-EXS/Physical Education Certification MRS MAP T-MAP
-Physical Science Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Physics Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Social Sciences Education MRS MAP T-MAP
-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Education MRS MAP T-MAP
Social Work MRS MAP T-MAP
Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) MRS MAP T-MAP
University Studies MRS MAP T-MAP

Degree

Requirement Sheet

Art & Sciences ARS
Science in Business Management ARS

Starting in Winter Semester 2014 these associate's degrees will also be available to be pursued as Distance Learning degrees by students who will not come to campus to study.

Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree

The Associate of Arts and Sciences degree can be completed in one to two years and provides an option for students whose plans prevent them from continuing on towards a Bachelors degree with our university. A 12-credit minimum emphasis cluster is the focal point of the degree, supplemented and enhanced by a large portion of general education coursework.

Degree Requirements:

  • One emphasis area cluster of at least 12 credits
  • General Education Requirements as follows (refer to GE requirements page for specific course choices):
    • Fundamental Math
    • Math or Language Track
    • ENGL 101
    • ENGL 201
    • EXS 177 or EXS 129
    • Artistic Expression choice
    • BIOL 100 or BIOL 112
    • Physical Science choice
    • Human Environment choice
    • HIST 201 or HIST 202
  • REL 121, REL 122, and two other 2 credit REL courses (total of 8 credits)
  • At least 15 credits of residence at BYUH
  • A total of 60 credits overall
  • D credit (D+, D, D-) is limited to 6 credits overall, with up to 3 credits in the cluster, and none in classes that are prerequisites
  • Cluster GPA must be 2.0 or higher
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or higher

See the University Studies Requirements for the list of approved clusters


Associate of Science in Business Management

 Degree Requirements:

 General Business Foundation Courses (12 Credits)

  • BUSM 180 (3)
  • BUSM 232 (1.5)
  • ACCT 231 (1.5)
  • ACCT 201 (3)
  • ACCT 203 (3)
  • Business Related Cluster (12 Credits)
  • General Education (28 Credits) - Please See General Education for further details
    • MATH 221 (3)
    • ENGL 101 (3)
    • ENGL 201 (3)
    • ECON 200 (3)
    • One Fundamental Mathematics Course (3)
    • EXS 177 (1) -OR- EXS 129 (2)
    • One Artistic Expression Course (3)
    • One Biological Science Course (3)
    • One Physical Science Course (3)
    • One History of Civilizations Course (3)
  • Religion (8 Credits)
    • REL 121 (2)
    • REL 122 (2)
    • 4 Additional REL Credits of Choice
  • Student must have a total of at least 60 credits before graduating
  • Student must have taken at least 15 credits in residence at BYU Hawaii
  • Please see the School of Business for further details
Accounting 2000-01 03-04 05-06        
Art 2005-06 2011  2013        
Art Education 2003-04 2005 2006 2007 08-09 2010 2013
Biochemistry 2005-06 2010-13          
Biology (General) 2005-07  2010-13          
Biology (Marine) 2010-13            
Biology Education 2003-05 2006 07-08 09 2010    
Biology (Molecular) 2010-13            
Biology (Pre-Professional) 2005-07  2010-13          
Business Management  2009            
-Finance 2012  2013          
-Human Resourse and Organizational Behavior 2012            
-Marketing  2012            
-Operations & Supply Chain Management 2012            
Business Education 2003-04 2005 2006 2007 08-09    
Chemistry Education 2003-04 05-06 2007  2010      
Computer Science 2001-02 03-04 05-06  2013      
Dual-Special Ed and Elementary Ed 2005 2007 2008-09 2010      
Elementary Education 2003-04 05-06 2007 08-09 2010    
English 2005-06            
English Education 2003-04 2005 06-09        
EXS Health and Wellness 2005-07            
EXS Phys Ed Cert 2003-05 2005 2006 2007      
Fine Arts 2005-06 2011          
General Education 2006-07 08-09  2010-2012  2013      
Hawaiian Studies 2002-03 03-05          
History 2001-03 03-05          
History Education 2003-04 05-06 2007        
HTM 2002-03 03-04 05-06        
ICS World Humanities and Culture 2005-06 2010          
ICS Anthropology 2001-02            
ICS Communications 2001-03 2004 2005  2010      
ICS Cultural Anthropology 2005-06  2010          
ICS Humanities 2001-03 2004  2010        
IDS 2005            
Information Systems 2001-02 03-04 2005        
International Business Management 2003-04 05-06          
Mathematics 2001-02 03-04 2005  2008      
Math Education 2001-02 2003 2005 2006 2007    
Music Education 2003-05 2005 2006 2007      
Pacific Island Studies 1993-01 02-06  2008        
Physical Science Education 2003 2006 2007a 2007b      
Physics Education 2005 2006 2007        
Piano Pedagogy 2005-06            
Political Science 1999-02 02-05  2012        
Psychology 2001 02-05          
Secondary Education 2005            
Social Science Teaching 2003-04 05-06 2007 08-09      
Social Work 2000-02 06-07 08-09 2010  2011 Fall/ Winter    
Special Education 2005-06 2007 08-09        
TESOL 2005-06 08-11          
TESOL Education 2003-05 2006 07-09 2010      
University Studies 2009            
MINORS              
Art 2011            
International Cultural Studies 2012            
Sociology 2011            
CERTIFICATES              
Ceramics 2013            
Cultural Resource Management 2010-12            
Digital Humanities 2010-12            
Graphic Design 2013            
Intercultural Peacebuilding 2007-12            
Painting 2013            
Sculpture 2013            

Majors and Minors