Certain majors and programs have special admission and progression requirements in addition to admission to the University. See departmental listings for complete details.
College of Arts and Sciences
Biology majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all biology courses taken at UNCG; teacher licensure in biology requires a 2.5 in all biology courses taken at UNCG.
Broadcasting & Cinema majors: Media Studies Majors must have grades of C or better in all courses in the major.
Classical Studies majors: must have a 2.0 GPA or better in all courses in the major. Students pursuing Secondary Subject
Area Teacher Licensure in Latin must have a 2.5 GPA for admission to the Teachers Academy.
Communication Studies majors: must have grades of C- or better in all courses in the major.
English majors: must have grades of C- or better in all courses in the major. Admission to teacher education and student teaching in English requires a minimum GPA of 2.75.
German majors: must maintain a GPA of 2.0 in all German courses.
History majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all history courses.
Mathematics and Computer Science majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all mathematical science courses.
Physics majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all required physics and mathematics courses.
Theatre majors: Drama Majors (BA and BFA) must have grades of C- or better in all courses in the major; Drama Majors (BFA) with a concentration in Theatre Education must have an overall GPA of 2.7.
Bryan School of Business and Economics
Enrollment in Bryan School Courses: Students must have a minimum overall 2.0 GPA to enroll in Bryan School courses, effective Fall 1999.
International Business Studies Program: requires a 2.5 GPA for admission to and retention in the program.
Information Systems & Operations Management major: requires a 2.5 GPA, with at least six credit hours earned in ISM courses at UNCG, for admission to and retention in the program.
Other Bryan School Programs: A 2.0 GPA is required for admission to and retention in all other programs and majors in the Bryan School.
School of Education
Elementary or Middle Grades Education majors: a GPA of 2.75 is required for admission to these teacher education programs. Transfer students planning to pursue those majors should contact the School of Education Student Information & Advising Office.
Education of the Deaf majors: must have an overall GPA of 2.7.
Special Education majors: must have an overall GPA of 2.7.
Admission to teacher education at the secondary level requires a minimum GPA of 2.5, except where higher GPA requirements are noted. Applications for admission should be filed in the Teacher's Academy (319 Curry) during the second semester of the sophomore year. Transfer students must apply after they have completed 12 semester hours in residency.
School of Health and Human Performance
Dance majors: admission to all majors is by application only. A grade of C- or better must be earned in all dance courses; higher grades are required for certain courses. Dance Education majors must have a 2.5 GPA for admission to the Teachers Academy.
Exercise and Sports Science majors: all majors must achieve a grade of C or better in all required ESS courses. A minimum GPA of 2.3 is required for enrollment in 500-level ESS courses.
Physical Education Teacher Education majors: must have a 2.5 GPA for admission to the Teacher's Academy. Admission to the Sports Medicine concentration requires a 3.0 GPA. Fitness Leadership majors must have a 2.3 GPA before registering for their internship course. Aquatics Leadership majors must have a 2.5 GPA before registering for their internship course. Community Youth Sport Development majors must have a 2.5 GPA before registering for their internship course.
Health Education majors: must have a 2.2 cumulative GPA and at least a C in all health courses for admission into the professional program.
Speech Pathology and Audiology majors: must have an overall GPA of 2.7
School of Human Environmental Sciences
Nutrition and Foodservice majors: must earn grades of C or better in all required 200-level or higher NFS courses.
Interior Design majors: admission is by interview only. Transfers must have a 2.5 GPA for admission. A GPA of 2.0 must be maintained to continue in the program.
Human Development and Family Studies majors: requires a 2.2 GPA for admission to the major. B-K Education majors must have a 2.5 GPA before taking methods courses.
Social Work majors: admission to field instruction occurs only after achieving 84 hours with a 2.3 GPA.
School of Music
All prospective music majors and minors must audition for members of the music faculty for acceptance into the School of Music. Such auditions should be arranged in advance through the School of Music. Students should write the School of Music, 220 Music Building, UNCG, PO Box 26167, Greensboro, NC 27402-6167, for information.
Music Education majors: must have a 2.5 GPA for admission into the Teachers Academy.
School of Nursing
A minimum GPA above 2.7 is required for admission. Students transferring into the School of Nursing from another baccalaureate nursing program must have a letter of reference from the administrative head of that nursing program. This reference should be sent directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing. Credits with a nursing designation do not transfer. The application deadline for upper division is February 1.