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Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
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Biology, Honors Program

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.

All program-level Admissions and Progression Requirements are in addition to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admission Requirements .

Admission Requirements

Current UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Students

See University Admission Requirements  

High potential students are invited to participate in the program generally during the Junior year by the Department Honors Committee.  High potential students with a 3.2 overall GPA, a 3.4 GPA in BIOL courses and who are completing or have completed BIOL 3111  with a grade of B or above are preferred. Enrolled students will select their Honors advisor and compose a supervisory committee.

Currently Enrolled Students

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

Progression 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.