Want to combine your passion for biology with an interest in teaching young people?

Visit the Secondary Science Education Program website and find out how.

Biology Undergraduate Programs

Our inclusive curriculum prepares you to succeed at the next level of your career. Discover which program fits your skills and interests by browsing the undergraduate and minor offerings below.

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology
    Students may select from the following concentrations: Pre-health Professional; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; General Biology; and Molecular Biology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) in Biology
    Students are recommended for North Carolina secondary teacher certification in biology and/or comprehensive science.
  • Minor in Biology
    The minor requires 23 hours, including the following courses: BIOL 140, BIOL 141, BIOL 240, BIOL 241, and 7 hours of junior/senior biology electives.

How to Apply

For information on how to apply, visit the admissions website.


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