Department of Biology
Coker Hall, 120 South Road, CB# 3280
Victoria L. Bautch, Chair
Gidi Shemer, Departmental Advisor, Abbey Fellow
William M. Kier, Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies (2017-2018)
Alain Laederach, Biology Study Abroad
Mara Evans, Career Advising
Summer Montgomery, Assistant for Undergraduate Services
Biology is the study of life from both basic and applied perspectives across a broad range of analytical levels, from the molecule and cell to the organism and ecosystem.
In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:
- take at least nine hours of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
- earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)
For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.
|Two of the three core courses:||8|
|Ecology and Evolution H|
|Molecular Biology and Genetics H|
|Cellular and Developmental Biology H|
|One course with a laboratory||4|
|One course numbered above 400||3-4|
Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.
Biology (BIOL) course descriptions.
See program page here for special opportunities.