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Biology, Honors Program

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The Honors Program is a research program for students majoring in Biology.  Students interested in this program and who meet the admissions requirements should contact the Honors Coordinator in the Department of Biological Sciences.


Students are invited to participate in the program during their Junior year by the Department Honors Committee.  To qualify, students must have completed 60 credit hours, including at least 15 hours at UNC Charlotte.  At least 36 of the completed hours must be in science and mathematics.  Students must have a 3.2 overall GPA and a 3.4 GPA in BIOL courses to apply to the program.  An Honors advisor and a supervisory committee are appointed for each student.

Required Courses

To graduate with Honors, students must complete the following courses with grades of A:

Certification Requirements

A cumulative GPA of 3.2 and a GPA of 3.4 or above in BIOL courses must be maintained.  An Honors thesis is required and the student must present the results of their project in an appropriate forum.  The honors notation will appear on a student’s official transcript.

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