Biology & Marine Biology

Undergraduate Program

Requirements for Admission to the Biology or Marine Biology Program

1. Completion of 24 semester hours of credit with at least a 2.0 overall grade point average from an accredited four year university or college; or an associates degree from an accredited two year college.

2. Completion of BIO 201 (Principles of Biology: Cells) and 202 (Principles of Biology: Biodiversity), or equivalent courses with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in both courses.

Departmental Brochure (PDF)

Interview with a Marine Biologist (PDF)

Current and previous UNCW catalogs


Department of Biology and Marine Biology Academic Advising Coordinator: Melanie Canfield
phone: (910) 962-3480
office: R23, 2346

Department of Biology and Marine Biology Academic Advisor: Shea Huse
phone: (910) 962-7484
office: R23, 2342

We will be using Starfish for scheduling appointments during Pre-Registration Advising. Any other time, please email your assigned advisor to schedule an appointment.

Advising webpage

Undergraduate Opportunities

Minor offered in Forensic Science

International Study Opportunities