Department of Biology
Coker Hall, 120 South Road, CB# 3280
Dr. Gidi Shemer, Senior Lecturer and Departmental Advisor, Abbey Fellow
Dr. Jason W. Reed, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Alain Laederach, Associate Professor, Biology Study Abroad
Dr. Mara Evans, Lecturer, Career Advising
Ms. 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 9 credits 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.