BA Biology

University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Bachelor's Degree
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Entry Requirements


  1. Official secondary school (high school) transcripts/mark sheets, which list course work and grades of the four (4) years of high school education (or 3 years if you are still completing your final year of high school at the time of applying to UNC Charlotte). Generally, UNC Charlotte requires 4 units of English (or your native language), 4 units of Mathematics, 3 units of Science, 2 units of History/Social Science, and 2 units of the same Foreign Language (which may be English). Note that some programs (majors) are competitive.
  2. Certified/true copy of your secondary school (high school) diploma (degree certification) if you have already earned your high school degree, unless your high school transcripts clearly indicate your graduation date.

English Language Proficiency

In order to ensure English language proficiency, any applicant whose native language is not English, and/or who has been educated primarily outside of the US, must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores. International students completing their high school education in the U.S. may submit acceptable SAT scores instead.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): UNC Charlotte School Code: 5105, Undergraduate
    • 507 - Paper-based test
    • 64 - Internet based test
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Overall band score: 6



  • Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts I
  • College Algebra and Probability
  • LBST 1100 Series: Arts and Society
  • General Biology I
  • Principles of Chemistry I
  • Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Writing and Inquiry in Academic ContextsII
  • Calculus 3
  • Western Cultural and Historical Awareness
  • General Biology II
  • General Biology II Laboratory
  • Principles of Chemistry I
  • Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory


  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Biology Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Elements of Statistics I
  • Foreign Language
  • Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
  • Global and Intercultural Connections
  • Social Science - General Education Requirement
  • Foreign Language 1202


  • Writing Intensive Course
  • LBST 2200 Series: Ethical Issues and Cultural Critique
  • Ecology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Evolution oriented BIOL course
  • Biology Electives*
  • Electives


  • Senior Seminar
  • Biology Elective
  • Electives

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