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    University of North Carolina Wilmington
   
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Degree Programs and Requirements


 

Graduate Degrees Offered

Please see current Graduate Catalogue using drop-down above.

Admission to Degree Programs

New and re enrolling freshmen, unclassified and special admission students, and other students who have not yet been accepted into a degree program are assigned to the University College for academic support. Each of these students is assigned a University College advisor who assists the student in selecting courses to fulfill University Studies requirements, maintaining the required academic standards, and choosing a major. All University College advisors emphasize the importance of undertaking a rigorous academic load consisting of 15-16 credit hours each semester in order to complete all requirements for graduation within four years and can provide model four-year graduation plans for all majors offered by the university.

Admission to the College of Arts and Sciences

University College students wishing to declare a major within the College of Arts and Sciences will request to have their records transferred to the appropriate department after earning 24 credits at UNCW but before or during the semester that they complete 45 semester hours of credit. See departmental requirements for any prerequisites to declaring a major.

Admission to the Professional Colleges, Schools, and Programs

University College students wishing to declare a major within a professional program will request to have their records transferred to the appropriate school after earning 24 credits at UNCW but before or during the semester that they complete 45 semester hours of credit. These students will then be assigned to that school or college for pre-professional advising.

Students seeking admission to the Cameron School of Business or the Watson College of Education normally submit their applications to the appropriate school immediately upon completion of the third semester of study, provided the minimal requirements as stated in the university catalogue have been met at the time of application.

Students seeking admission to the Watson College of Education must submit an online application to the Office of the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. Application forms and deadline dates are available on the Web site: www.uncw.edu/ed/requirements.html.

Students seeking admission to the B.S. in Professional Nursing program (Pre-licensure option or RN-BS option) within the School of Nursing must submit applications to the Office of Student Success in the College of Health and Human Services. Application forms and deadline dates are available from the School of Nursing and on the School of Nursing web site: www.uncw.edu/son.

Students seeking admission to the Clinical Research Program within the School of Nursing must submit applications to the Office of Student Success in the College of Health and Human Services. Application forms and deadline dates are available on the Clinical Research web site under the School of Nursing located at http://www.uncw.edu/son/academic-ClinicalResearch.htm.

Students seeking admission to the BSW program within the School of Social Work should contact the Office of Student Success in the College of Health and Human Services (910-962-3208 or chhs@uncw.edu). Information regarding application forms and deadline dates are available at www.uncw.edu/oss.

Students seeking admission to the Athletic Training Program within the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences should contact the Office of Student Success in the College of Health and Human Services (910-962-3208 or chhs@uncw.edu). Information regarding application forms and deadline dates are available at www.uncw.edu/oss.

Students seeking admission to the Recreation Therapy Program within the School of Health and Applied Human Sciencesshould contact the Office of Student Success in the College of Health and Human Services (910-962-3208 or chhs@uncw.edu). Information regarding application forms and deadline dates are available at www.uncw.edu/oss.

  1. Requirements for Admission to the Cameron School of Business
    Please see Cameron School of Business .
  2. Requirements for Admission to the Watson College of Education and the Teacher Education Program
    Please see Watson College of Education .
  3. Requirements for Admission to the Bachelor of Science Programs (nursing and clinical research) in the School of Nursing within the College of Health and Human Services
    Please see School of Nursing .
  4. Requirements for Admission to the Bachelor of Social Work Program in the School of Social Work within the College of Health and Human Services
    Please see School of Social Work .
  5. Requirements for Admission to the Athletic Training Program in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences within the College of Health and Human Services
    Please see School of Health and Applied Human Sciences .
  6. Requirements for Admission to the Recreation Therapy Program in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences within the College of Health and Human Services
    Please see School of Health and Applied Human Sciences .
     

 


Oral Communication Intensive Courses


Currently approved as oral communication intensive courses are: