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Biology

University of North Carolina Wilmington

48 months
Duration
18508 USD/year
18508 USD/year
4444 USD/year
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About

The B.A. Biology degree at University of North Carolina Wilmington is a flexible program that can be designed by the student and advisor to meet personal educational goals or specific licensure requirements on both the undergraduate/graduate level.

Overview

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at UNCW strives to train the next generation of scientists and educators, and prepare all students to make sound judgments based on a solid foundation of biological principles. 

The B.A. Biology degree at University of North Carolina Wilmington provides an environment in which excellent teaching coupled with diverse research opportunities encourage our faculty to become leaders in their discipline. Our teaching emphasizes current theories of biological science, knowledge of basic investigative skills, and methods of critical inquiry.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students should have the ability to demonstrate a fundamental level of academic competence in core biological content and issue knowledge. (Foundational Knowledge)
  • Students should be able to present biological information orally.(Foundational Knowledge, Thoughtful Expression)
  • Students should be able to competently critique biological literature. (Critical Thinking, Foundational Knowledge, Information Literacy)
  • Students should be able to utilize biological literature to examine scientific questions. (Critical Thinking, Foundational Knowledge, Information Literacy)
  • Students should have the ability to demonstrate competence in biological writing. (Foundational Knowledge, Thoughtful Expression)
  • A student should have the ability to understand basic biological experimental design and quantitative methods. (Critical Thinking, Foundational Knowledge)
  • A student should have the ability to apply biological knowledge to current topics. (Critical Thinking, Foundational Knowledge, Information Literacy, Thoughtful Expression)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Biology: Cells
  • Principles of Biology: Biodiversity which must be taken early in the program of study
  • Genetics and Genetics Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell and
  • Molecular Biology of Cell Laboratory
  • Plant Physiology
  • Animal Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application.
    • Non-refundable $80 application fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to UNCW).
    • Essay & short answer
    • An official transcript, translated into English (translation must be certified), of grades from secondary school.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2222 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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