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Additional College, School, & Departmental Requirements for All Applicants

Schools, departments, and majors may have special admission and progression requirements in addition to University admission requirements. Below is a summary of those programs which have additional requirements. See departmental listings for complete details.

Arts and Sciences, College of

Biology majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all biology courses taken at UNCG; teacher licensure in biology requires a 2.50 GPA in all biology courses taken at UNCG.

Chemistry and Biochemistry majors: Only major requirement and related area requirement courses in which grades of C- or better are earned will be counted toward the major. Students must earn a C- or better in prerequisite major requirement and related area requirement courses before advancing to subsequent courses.

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 2.50 overall GPA for admission to the Teachers Academy, and a minimum 3.0 GPA in Latin courses.

Communication Studies majors: must have grades of 2.0 or better in all courses to be admitted to 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.

Geography majors: only grades of C- or higher will count toward completion of the major and concentrations.

German majors: must maintain a GPA of 2.0 in all German courses.

History majors: must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA in all history courses to qualify for a degree in History.

Mathematics and Statistics majors: Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in MAT/STA courses required for the major and completed at UNCG.

Media Studies majors: to be admitted to the Media Studies major the student must have successfully completed ENG 101, MST 100, and MST 101 or 102 with grades of C or better and have an overall GPA of 2.20.

Physics majors: must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all required physics and mathematics courses.

Romance Languages majors: must have grades of C- or better in all courses in the major. Admission to teacher education and student teaching in French/Spanish requires a GPA of 2.75 overall and in the major.

Sociology majors: All sociology majors must complete a minimum of 33 semester hours in sociology with at least a 2.0 GPA in the major.

Theatre majors: Drama majors (B.A. and B.F.A.) must have grades of C (2.0) or better in all courses in the major; Drama majors (B.F.A.) with a concentration in Theatre Education must have an overall GPA of 3.0.

Business and Economics, Bryan School of

Enrollment in Bryan School Courses: Students must have a minimum overall 2.0 GPA to enroll in Bryan School courses.

International Business Studies Program: requires a 2.50 GPA 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.

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Education, School of

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.

Professions in Deafness majors: Teacher Education Preparation Concentration majors must have a GPA of 2.75 for admission to the Teachers Academy. The Auditory-Oral/ B–K program requires an overall GPA of 2.70. The Interpreter Preparation concentration requires an overall GPA of 2.50 for admission.

Special Education majors: must have an overall GPA of 2.75.

Admission to teacher education at the secondary level requires a minimum GPA of 2.50, except where higher GPA requirements are noted. Applications for admission should be filed in the Teachers Academy (319 Curry) during the second semester of the sophomore year. Transfer students must apply after they have completed 12 semester hours in residency.

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Health and Human Performance, School of

Dance majors: admission to all majors is by application and audition only. B.S. in Dance Education majors must have a 2.50 GPA for admission to the Teachers Academy. B.F.A. Dance majors must maintain an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Exercise and Sport Science majors: all majors must achieve a grade of C or better in all required ESS courses.

Fitness Leadership: To apply for admission into the Fitness Leadership concentration, students must satisfactorily complete BIO 111, 271, 277, ESS 220, and one CHE course. Students may apply for admission into the concentration only while taking or after successfully completing ESS 375 with a minimum grade of C. Transfer and second-degree students must complete the above requirements and successfully complete twelve (12) s.h. at UNCG before making application. Application does not guarantee admission. For complete information, see Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

Physical Education Teacher Education: a 2.50 GPA is required for admission to the Teachers Academy. Admission to the Sports Medicine concentration requires a 3.0 GPA. Fitness Leadership, Aquatics Leadership, and Community Youth Sport Development concentrations require a 2.50 GPA before registering for the internship course.

Health Education majors: must have a 2.50 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 3.0.

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Human Environmental Sciences, School of

Consumer, Apparel, & Retail Studies majors: only grades of C (2.0) or higher in CARS courses will count toward completion of the CARS major and concentrations. An apparel product construction proficiency exam must be passed to enroll in the Apparel Product Design Studio courses, beginning with APD 250.

Nutrition majors: must earn grades of C or better in all required NTR courses.

Interior Architecture majors: admission is by personal interview or group orientation only. Transfers must have a 2.50 GPA for admission. A GPA of 2.0 must be maintained to continue in the program.

Human Development and Family Studies majors: requires a 2.50 GPA for admission to the department. Birth–Kindergarten majors must have a 2.70 GPA to be admitted to the Teachers Academy.

Social Work majors: admission to the major is based upon satisfactory completion of SWK 215 with a GPA of C (2.0) or higher; a minimum University GPA of 2.50; completion of a minimum of 51 semester hours; completion and submission of the B.S.W. application packet by May 1 of the year in which the student is seeking admission.

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Lloyd International Honors College

Admission to Lloyd International Honors College is required to enroll in Honors courses. New first-year students with at least a 3.80 weighted high school GPA, or at least a 1200 SAT, may apply for admission on the Lloyd International Honors College Web site (http://honorscollege.uncg.edu) or by contacting Lloyd International Honors College, 205 Foust Building, UNCG, P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro NC 27402-6170. Continuing UNCG students must have at least a 3.30 GPA, and transfer students must have at least a 3.30 GPA from their former institution(s).

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Music, School of

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 complete the online request for undergraduate audition at http://www.uncg.edu/mus/auditionapplicationform.html.

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Nursing, School of

A minimum GPA of 3.0 or above is required for admission. Incoming transfer and second-degree students must have a transfer GPA of 3.0 or greater to declare Nursing as their major upon admission to the University. Students transferring into the pre-licensure program in the School of Nursing from another pre-licensure 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. Students seeking an exception to the reference letter requirement may appeal to the Student Admission, Progression and Appeals Committee in the School of Nursing. Credits with a nursing designation do not transfer. The application deadline for upper division is February 1.