The University of North Carolina Wilmington requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 74% of students who started college at UNC Wilmington graduate within six years. UNC Wilmington offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
UNC Wilmington has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for UNC Wilmington.
When choosing a major, UNC Wilmington students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UNC Wilmington below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. UNC Wilmington does not require a senior project for all students.
UNC Wilmington offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
UNC Wilmington has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
UNC Wilmington offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
UNC Wilmington offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
UNC Wilmington requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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