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Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting

Accounting Students Attending the Meet the Professionals Event

Four Year Academic Plan

Freshman Year

Y1: Fall Semester

Y1: Spring Semester

Credits 16

Sophomore Year

Y2: Fall Semester

  • ACC 201 Intro to Financial Accounting
  • BUS 240 Business Law -
  • QBA 260 Business Statistics2
  • DS: Social Science II (ECON 1302)
  • ENG 287 Introduction to Rhetoric WI or ENG 209 Writing for Business WI
Credits 15

Y2: Spring Semester

Credits 15

Junior Year

Y3: Fall Semester

  • ECON 300 Inter Macroecon Theory or ECON 340 Money & Banking
  • MGT 300 Mgt, Orgs & Human Behavior
  • QBA 300 Operations Management
  • ACC 350 Intermediate Acc I
  • DB Natural Science II
Credits 15

Y3: Spring Semester

  • MGT 333 International Business Mgt (GE Hawaiʻi Pan-Pacific)
  • MKT 310 Princ of Marketing
  • FIN 320 Prin Bus Finance
  • ACC 351 Intermediate Acc II
  • Elective
Credits 15

Senior Year

Y4: Fall Semester

  • MGT 423 Business & Society
  • QBA 362 Mgt Information Systems
  • ACC 352 Individual & Business Taxation
  • ACC Elective Upper
  • Elective
Credits 15

Y4: Spring Semester

Credits 15
  • The State of Hawaiʻi requires 150 hours of college to obtain a permit to practice as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Additional semester hours in business earned past the 121 semester hours required for the BBA with Major in Accounting degree will apply towards this requirement.
  • Residence Requirement: BBA candidates must complete at least 24 of the credits used to satisfy upper-division Business core, Accounting core, and Business and Accounting elective requirements while in residence at UH Hilo.


  • No more than 60 semester hours in business topics may be applied to any BBA degree.
  • At least 24 credits of Business Administration coursework at the 300- or 400- level applied to any BBA degree must be earned at UH Hilo.

  1. Math Placement Test must be taken before registering for any MATH class. ↩︎

  2. All upper division business courses (300-400 level) and some lower division (100-200 level) have prerequisites - courses which must be taken before registering for the course.
    In order to ensure timely progress through the BBA program be sure to check the catalog to determine which courses have prerequisites. ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎