The lists below do not include all requirements for the major indicated.  This is intended to provide basic information and links to websites and contacts, as well as, courses that may be appropriate for first-year students to take in their first year.  See the Undergraduate Catalog for all official rules and requirements.

If you are unsure which major you wish to pursue, check out these resources:  Disciplines, Divisions and Departments and Undecided Students.

Note: not all courses listed below will be offered every term.  Check ConnectCarolina for course availability.

MAJORS OFFERED AT CAROLINA

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


 A

African, African American and Diaspora Studies

Major in African, African American and Diaspora Studies

Department Website http://aaad.unc.edu
Location and Phone 3395 Battle Hall; 919-966-5496
Contacts Prof. Kenneth Janken, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Major Worksheets BA
Beginning Courses Required:  AAAD 101, 130

American Studies

Major in American Studies

Department Website http://amerstud.unc.edu
Location and Phone 2270 Greenlaw; 919-962-4062
Contacts Prof. Daniel Cobb, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Cheryl Siler-Jones, Administrative Services Coordinator
Major Options & Worksheets BA See below for concentrations.
Beginning Courses: American Studies:  required–

  • one of AMST 101, 334 or 335
  • AMST 201

Folklore:  required–ANTH/ENGL/FOLK 202

International American Studies:  required–

  • one of AMST 101, 334 or 335
  • AMST 201 or 202

American Indian Studies:  required–

  • AMST/HIST 110
  • AMST 203

Southern Studies:  AMST 201 or 211


Anthropology

Major in Anthropology

Department Website http://anthropology.unc.edu
Location and Phone 301 Alumni Building; 919-962-1243
Contacts Prof. Anna Abge-Davies, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Katie Poor, Student Services Manager
Major Options & Worksheets BA
Beginning Courses: Suggested:  ANTH 101 or any 100-level ANTH

Applied Sciences Arab Cultures Archaeology

Major in Archaeology

Curriculum Website http://archaeology.unc.edu
Location and Phone 108 Alumni Building; 919-962-6574
Contacts Prof. C. Margaret Scarry, Undergraduate Advisor
Lisa-Jean Michienzi, Administrative Manager
Major Options & Worksheets BA
Beginning Courses: 100-level ANTH or Classical Archaeology (CLAR) course.

Art (Studio)

Major in Studio Art

Department Website http://art.unc.edu
Location and Phone Hanes Art Center; 919-962-2015
Director of Undergraduate Studies Prof. Beth Grabowski
Undergraduate Advisor Prof. Mario Marzan
Student Services Manager Timothy McNair
Major Options & Worksheets BA, BFA, BFA with Art History Emphasis
Beginning Courses: ARTS 101-106
Note:  Many classes restricted to majors first two weeks of registration.

Art (History)

Major in Art History

Department Website http://art.unc.edu
Location and Phone Hanes Art Center; 919-962-2015
Director of Undergraduate Studies Prof. Cary Levine,
Undergraduate Advisor Prof. Eduardo Douglas
Student Services Manager Timothy McNair
Major Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required– four from ARTH 151-199

Asian Studies

Major in Asian Studies

Department Website http://asianstudies.unc.edu Phone: 919-962-4294
Director of Undergraduate Studies Prof. Robin Visser
Contacts See department website for advisors of each concentration.
Lori Harris, Administrative Manager
Major Options & Worksheets BA Concentrations:

  • Interdisciplinary Asian Studies
  • Arab Cultures
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • South Asian Studies
Beginning Courses: Begin or continue Arabic Chinese, Japanese or other Asian language. This is especially important for students intending to major in Chinese.Interdisciplinary Studies — required:  ASIA 150

Other suggested courses:  ARAB 150, CHIN 150, JAPN 160, KOR 150


Astronomy

B

Biology

Major in Biology

Department Website http://biology.unc.edu
Location and Phone Coker Hall, 919-962-2077
Contacts Prof. Jason Reed, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Gidi Shemer, Lecturer-Advisor (appointments)
Prof. Elaine Yeh, Career and Study Abroad Advising
Prof. Gustavo Maroni, Transfer Credit Evaluation
Summer Montgomery, Student Services Manager
Major Options & Worksheets BA/BS/Quantitative BS
Beginning Courses: Begin or continue the Chemistry sequence:  CHEM 101/101L, 102/102L. (If you do not yet have MATH 110 PL, begin with BIOL 101/101L.)MATH:

  • BA: MATH 130, 152 or any listed for BS
  • BS: MATH 231* and one of: MATH 232, COMP 110, COMP 116**, STOR 155 or STOR 215

First-year students should not register for 200-level biology courses until their third semester.

*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
**COMP 116 has a prerequisite of MATH 231

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L, MATH 130, STOR 155 and STOR 215
Biomedical Engineering

Major in Biomedical Engineering

Department Website https://www.bme.ncsu.edu/
Location and Phone 152 MacNider Hall; 919-966-1175
Contacts Prof. Richard Goldberg, Director of Undergraduate Advising
Sandy Henriquez, Student Services Manager
Major Worksheet BS
Beginning Courses Required:

  • CHEM 101/101L or PHYS 116*
  • MATH 231*, 232, 233

*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
**PHYS 116 has a co-requisite of MATH 232

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130.

Business Administration

Major in Business Administration

Department Website http://kenan-flagler.unc.edu/programs/undergraduate-business
Location and Phone Kenan-Flagler Business School; 919-962-3235
Contacts Lisa Beisser, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Amanda Tyus, (Questions about Global Programs)
Leslie Melton, Admissions/Recruitment Coordinator
Major Options and Worksheet Worksheet BS;
Beginning Courses Required:  ECON 101, BUSI 101, ECON 410, and STOR 155Calculus Requirement:  The School of Business requires students to take at least one calculus-based course at UNC-CH unless they have transfer, placement or by-examination credit for both MATH 231* and MATH 232.Courses that meet the Calculus Requirement:  MATH 152, STOR 113, MATH 231* or MATH 232.*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130, MATH 152 and STOR 113
Suggested for ECON 101

C

Central European Studies Chemistry

Major in Chemistry

Department Website http://chem.unc.edu
Location and Phone Kenan C140; 919-843-7827
Contacts Prof. Erik Alexanian, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Todd Austell, Faculty Advisor
Dr. Domenic Tiani, Faculty Advisor
Prof. Brian Hogan, Study Abroad Approvals
Prof. Carolyn Morse, UNC-BEST
Donnyell Batts, Lead Student Services Manager
Jill Fallin, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA; BS; Biochemistry BS; Polymer BS
Beginning Courses Begin or continue chemistry sequence:  CHEM 101/101L, 102/102LBS degrees:  If you do not have MATH 110 PL, enroll in BIOL 101/101LCalculus Requirement:

  • BA:  MATH 231* and MATH 232
  • BS:  MATH 231*, MATH 232, and MATH 233

**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130

Chinese Classics

Major in Classics

Department Website http://classics.unc.edu
Location and Phone 212 Murphey Hall; 919-962-7181
Contacts Prof. Janet Downie, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Robert Babcock, Latin Placement
Prof. Owen Goslin, Greek Placement
Kim Miles, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA Concentrations:

  • Classical Classical Archaeology
  • Classical Civilization
  • Latin
  • Greek
  • Combined Latin/Greek (Greek emphasis)
  • Combined Latin/Greek (Latin emphasis)
Beginning Courses Begin or continue Greek and/or Latin language courses

Clinical Laboratory Science

Major in Clinical Laboratory Science

Department Website http://med.unc.edu/ahs/clinical/about/bscls Phone:  919-966-3011
Location and Phone Bondurant Hall, Suite 4100; 919-966-3011
Contacts Prof.Tara Moon, Faculty Contact
Prof. Susan Beck, Director
Vacant, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BS
Beginning Courses Begin or continue chemistry sequence:  CHEM 101/101L, 102/102L (If you do not have MATH 110 PL, enroll in BIOL 101/101L.)Calculus Requirement: one of MATH 130, MATH 231* or STOR 151*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L, MATH 130 and STOR 151

Communication Studies

Major in Communication Studies

Department Website http://comm.unc.edu
Location and Phone 115 Bingham Hall; 919-962-2311
Contacts Prof.Tony Perucci, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Kristin Hondros, Lecturer-Advisor (Appointments)
Emily Cooper, Student Services Specialist
Prof. Francesca Talenti, Internship Inquiries
Major Options and Worksheet BA Concentrations

  • Interpersonal and Organizational Communication
  • Media & Technology and Production Studies
  • Performance Studies
  • Rhetorical Studies
Beginning Courses All concentrations require three of:  COMM 120, 140, 160, 170.

Comparative Literature

 Major in Comparative Literature

Department Website http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/complit Phone:  919-962-5481
Location and Phone Greenlaw Hall; 919-962-5481
Contacts Prof. Janice Hewlett Koelb Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Greg Flaxman, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Minor in Global Cinema
Karon Griffon, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA Tracks

  • International Literature
  • International Film and Literature
Beginning Courses Both tracks require:

    • one from:  CMPL 120-129
    • one from:  CMPL 130-139
    • through level four of a foreign language

Computer Science

 Major in Computer Science

Department Website http://cs.unc.edu/ Phone:  919-590-6000
Location and Phone Brooks Computer Science Building; 919-590-6000
Contacts Prof. Diane Pozefsky, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Gary Bishop, Faculty Advisor
Prof. Ketan Mayer Patel, Faculty Advisor
Prof.Sanjoy Baruah, Faculty Advisor
Jodie Gregoritsch, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA/BS
Beginning Courses Both tracks require: COMP 110 or 116*Math:

  • BA:  MATH 231** and STOR 215 or MATH 232
  • BS:  MATH 231**, MATH 232, and MATH 233

*COMP 116 has a prerequisite of MATH 231**
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130

Contemporary European Studies

Major in Contemporary European Studies

Curriculum Website http://europe.unc.edu/euro/
Location and Phone 3207 FedEx Global Education Center; 919-962-6765
Contacts Prof.Tanya Kinsella, Curriculum Advisor
Stephanie Volk, Administrative Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required (effective Fall 2014):

  • Through fifth level of a European language (Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbo-Croatian and Spanish)
  • EURO/HIST 159 and EURO/POLI 259
  • EURO/POLI 239
MATH 110 PL Not required

D

Dental Hygiene

Major in Dental Hygiene

Department Website http://dentistry.unc.edu/academic/dh/bsdh/
Location and Phone 3221 Old Dental Building; 919-537-3474
Contacts Prof. Vickie Overman, Director
Jane Schenk, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:

  • BIOC 107 and 108, or CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L
  • PSYC 101
  • COMM 110 or COMM 120
  • SOCI 101 or SOCI 111
MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L

Dramatic Art

Major in Dramatic Art

Department Website http://drama.unc.edu/
Location and Phone 242 Center for Dramatic Art; 919-962-1132
Contacts David Adamson, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Betty Futrell, Student Services Manager
Major Options BA
Beginning Courses Required: DRAM 120

E

Economics

Major in Economics

Department Website http://econ.unc.edu/  Phone:
Location and Phone 107 Gardner Hall; 919-966-2383
Contacts Prof. Rita Balaban, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Stephen Lich-Tyler, Lecturer-Advisor (Appointments)
Vicki Walker, Student Services Assistant
Dr. Jeremy Petranka, Director of Minor in Entrepreneurship.
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:

  • ECON 101 (Grade of C or higher required.)
  • Math-required:  one of MATH 152, MATH 231* or STOR 112 or 113

*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Suggested for ECON 101
Required for MATH 130, MATH 152 and STOR 113

Education

Major in Education

Department Website http://soe.unc.edu/
Location and Phone 103 Peabody Hall; 919-966-1346
Contacts Anne Bryan, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Note: See the School of Education’s website for more information:  http://soe.unc.edu/services/apply/ug/

English

Major in English

Department Website http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/english (Click here for the major in Comparative Literature)
Location and Phone 208 Greenlaw Hall; 919-962-5481
Contacts Prof. Eliza  Richards, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Hilary Lithgow, Lecturer-Advisor (Appointments)
Prof. James Trier, Questions Regarding MAT Program
Karon Griffin, Student Services Manager
Prof. Daniel Wallace, Director, Creative Writing Program
Prof. Rich Warner, Director, Global Cinema Minor
Anita Braxton, Program Assistant, Creative Writing Program
Erin Kalbarczyk, Program Assistant, (ENGL 105) Writing Program
Major Options and Worksheet BA, BA/MAT
Beginning Courses Required:  ENGL 120 and ENGL 121 or 150All other courses in the major must be numbered 200 or above.

Environmental Sciences

Major in Environmental Sciences

Curriculum Website http://cee.unc.edu/undergraduate-programs
Location and Phone 3301 Venable Hall; 919-962-1270
Contacts Prof. Amy Cooke, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Greg Gangi, Faculty Advisor
Prof. Geoff Bell, Honors Program Faculty Advisor
Violet Anderson, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BS
Beginning Courses Begin or continue chemistry sequence:  CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102LRequired:  COMP 116*, BIOL 101/101L, ENST 201, and ENST 202Math required:  MATH 231**, MATH 232, and MATH 233*COMP 116 has a prerequisite of MATH 231**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130

Environmental Studies

Major in Environmental Studies

Curriculum Website http://cee.unc.edu/undergraduate-programs
Location and Phone 3301 Venable Hall; 919-962-1270
Contacts Prof. Amy Cooke, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Greg Gangi, Faculty Advisor
Prof. Geoffrey Bell, Honors Program Faculty Advisor
Violet Anderson, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Begin or continue chemistry sequence:  CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102LRequired:  COMP 116*, BIOL 101/101L, ENST 201, and ENST 202Math required:  MATH 231** and STOR 155*COMP 116 has a prerequisite of MATH 231
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130
MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L, MATH 130 and STOR 155

Exercise and Sport Science

Major in Exercise and Sport Science

Department Website http://exss.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/
Location and Phone 209 Fetzer Hall; 919-962-2022 or 962-0018
Contacts Dr. Sherry Salyer, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Meredith Petschauer Faculty Advisor for all concentrations
Dr. Robert Malekoff Faculty Advisor for all concentrations
Alain Aguilar, Faculty Advisor for Fitness Professional
Dr. Erianne Weight, Faculty Advisor for Sports Administration
Jennifer Canders, Student Services Manager (contact for LFIT registration)
Major Options and Worksheet BA See below for concentrations.
Beginning Courses All concentrations–required: BIOL 101/101L, EXSS 175*, EXSS 276*, EXSS 188*, and management course specific to concentration.

  • Athletic Training–required:  MATH 110 PL
  • Fitness Professional–required:  MATH 110 PL, CHEM 101/101L or BIOC 107
  • General--required:  MATH 110 PL
  • Sport Administration–ECON 101

* grade of C or better required in course; Athletic Training requires grade of B or better in course.

There is limited availability of EXSS courses to first-year and sophomore students.

MATH 110 PL Required for EXSS courses in all concentrations except Sports Administration
Suggested for ECON 101

F

French

G

Geography

Major in Geography

Department Website http://geography.unc.edu/undergraduates/
Location and Phone 205 Carolina Hall; 919-962-1537
Contacts Prof. Nina Martin, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Nell Phillips, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:

  • one of GEOG 110, GEOG 111 or GEOG 112
  • one of GEOG 120, GEOG 121 or GEOG 130

Geological Sciences

Major in Geological Sciences

Department Website http://geosci.unc.edu/
Location and Phone 115 Mitchell Hall, 919-966-4516
Contacts Prof. Kevin Stewart, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Deborah Harris, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA/BS See below for concentrations.
Beginning Courses Earth Systems (BA)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, GEOL 110/101L, or GEOL 159/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L
  • Math–required:  MATH 130

Earth Science (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L
  • one of BIOL 101/101L, CHEM>102, PHYS 105 or 117
  • Math–required:  MATH 231*** and MATH 232

Environmental (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L
  • PHYS 104 or 116 and PHYS 105 or 117
  • Math–required:  MATH 231*** and MATH 232

Geochemistry (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L
  • one of BIOL 101/101L, CHEM>102, PHYS 105 or 117**
  • Math–required:  MATH 231*** and MATH 232

Geophysics (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102L, PHYS 116 and PHYS 117**
  • Math–required:  MATH 110 PL, MATH 231***, MATH 232, MATH 233 and MATH 383

Paleobiology (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102L, BIOL 101/101L, PHYS 104 or 116**
  • Math–required:  MATH 231*** and  MATH 232

Traditional (BS)–required:

  • one of GEOL 101/101L, GEOL 103/101L, GEOL 105/101L, GEOL 109/101L, or GEOL 110/101L*
  • CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102L, and PHYS 104 or 116**
  • Math–required:  MATH 231*** and MATH 232

*only of GEOL 101, GEOL 105, GEOL 109 and GEOL 110 may be taken for credit.
** PHYS 104 has co-requisite of MATH 130; PHYS 116 has a co-requisite of MATH 232; PHYS 117 has a co-requisite of MATH 232
***MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130

Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Major in Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Department Website http://gsll.unc.edu/undergraduate-programs/
Location and Phone 426 Dey Hall; 919-966-1642
Contacts Prof. Jonathan Hess, Director of Undergraduate Studies (German)
Prof. Hana Pichova, Advisor for Central European Studies
Prof. Radislav Lapushin, Advisor for Slavic Studies
Valerie Bernhardt, Administrative Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA See below for concentrations.
Beginning Courses Begin/continue language courses in respective language:

  • Central European Studies (Czech, German, Hungarian or Polish)
  • German Literature and Culture (German)
  • German Studies (German)
  • Russian Language and Culture (Russia)
  • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures (Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Russian or Serbian/Croatian)

Global Studies

Major in Global Studies

Curriculum Website http://globalstudies.unc.edu/major/
Location and Phone 2200 FedEx Global Education Center; 919-962-5442
Contacts Prof. Milada Anna Vachudova, Chair
Dr. Jonathan Weiler, Lecturer-Advisor (Appointments)
Major Options and Worksheet BA Students choose one Area and one Theme

  • Areas:  Africa; Asia; Eastern Europe; Latin America, Middle East; Western Europe
  • Themes:  Global Economics Trade & Development; Global Health & Environment; International Politics, Nation States & Social Movements; Transnational Cultures, Identities & Art
Beginning Courses Required:  six levels of modern foreign language as follows-

  • Six levels in the same language, or
  • Four levels in primary language and two levels in secondary language.

Suggested:  100-level courses from offerings.

It is recommended that first-year students NOT enroll in ANTH/GEOG/GLBL/HIST/POLI 210 in their first semester.


H

Hispanic Linguistics Hispanic Literatures & Cultures History

Major in History

Department Website http://history.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/
Location and Phone 555 Hamilton Hall; 919-962-2115
Contacts Prof. Lisa Lindsay, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Matthew Andrews, Lecturer-Advisor (Appointments)
Genevieve Cecil, Undergraduate Coordinator
Adam Kent, Administrative Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA Students choose one concentration:

  • American
  • Ancient/Medieval
  • African, Asian & Middle Eastern
  • Gender and Women
  • Global
  • Latin American
  • Modern Europea
  • Russian, Eurasian & Eastern European
Beginning Courses Suggested:  100-level courses (even for student with placement credit)

 I

Information Science

Major in Information Science

Department Website http://sils.unc.edu/programs/undergraduate
Location and Phone 100 Manning Hall; 919-962-8366
Contacts Tiffany Harris, Undergraduate Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BS, BS/MS
Beginning Courses Required: INLS 101, INLS 161 and PSYC 101Math–required:

    • one of COMP 110, COMP 116 or COMP 121

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major in Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Website http://curricula.unc.edu/students/interdisciplinary-studies/
Location and Phone 3018A Steele Building; 919-962-4056
Contacts Prof. James Thompson, Advisor for Interdisciplinary Major (contact via email)
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses This major is by approval only.  Review the above website carefully for details.  Students must have a draft proposal of a well-conceived topic before making an appointment with James Thompson.

Interdisciplinary Studies--Cultural Studies

Major in Interdisciplinary Studies-Cultural Studies

Department Website http://comm.unc.edu/areas-of-studies/major-in-cultural-studies/
Location and Phone 115 Bingham Hall; 919-962-2311
Contacts Prof. Chris Lundberg, Director
Prof. Larry Grossberg, Advisor for Interdisciplinary-Cultural Studies
Major Options and Worksheet BA  This major is housed in the Department of Communications
Beginning Courses This major is by approval only.  See above website for details.

Italian

J

Japanese Journalism and Mass Communication

L

Latin American Studies

Major in Latin American Studies

Department Website http://isa.unc.edu/academics/undergraduate/
Location and Phone 3200 FedEx Global Education center; 919-966-1484
Contacts Prof. Beatrice R. Muniz, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:  through level five of Spanish or Portuguese
Suggested:  LTAM 101

Linguistics

Major in Linguistics

Curriculum Website http://linguistics.web.unc.edu
Location and Phone 104A Smith Building; 919-962-1192
Contacts Prof. Misha Becker, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Betsy Faulkner, Student Services Manager
Major Options BA, BA/MA
Beginning Courses Required:  LING 101

M

Management and Society

Major in Management and Society

Curriculum Website https://sociology.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/management-and-society-major
Location and Phone 155 Hamilton Hall; 919-962-1007
Contacts Prof. Joe Bongiovi, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies
Major Options and Worksheet BA This major is housed in the Department of Sociology
Beginning Courses Required:

  • PSYC 101
  • SOCI 101
  • HIST 128
  • ECON 101

Math–required:  one of STOR 112, STOR 113, MATH 152 or MATH 231*

**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for STOR 113, MATH 130 and MATH 152
Recommended for ECON 101

Mathematical Decision Sciences

Major in Mathematical Decision Sciences

Department Website http://stat-or.unc.edu/programs/mds/index_html
Location and Phone 318 Hanes Hall; 919-843-6024
Contacts Prof. Edward Carlstein, Chair of Statistics and Operational Research
Prof. Vladas Pipiras, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Kai Zhang, Transfer credit questions
Christine Keat, Undergraduate Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BS This major is house in the Department of Statistics and Operational Research
Beginning Courses First-year students:  it is suggested you take courses to fulfill your PX/PL (physical and life sciences) requirements.Math–required:

    • STOR 155 and STOR 215
    • MATH 231*, MATH 232, and MATH 233

*MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130, STOR 155 and STOR 215

Mathematics

Major in Mathematics

Department Website http://math.unc.edu/for-undergrads Phone: 919-962-1294
Location and Phone 356 Phillips Hall; 919-962-0198
Contacts Prof. Jeremy Marzuola, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Linda Green, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies
Elizabeth Davidson, Student Services Manager
Prof. David Adalsteinsson, Transfer Coordinator
Prof. Miranda Thomas, UNC-BEST
Major Options and Worksheet BA, BS, BS-Applied
Beginning Courses Required:

  • All students–MATH 231**, MATH 232, and MATH 233
  • BA–begin PX/PL (physical and life sciences courses)
  • BS–PHYS 104/PHYS 105 or PHYS 116/117*

*PHYS 104 has a co-requisite of MATH 130; PHYS 116 has a co-requisite of MATH 232; PHYS 117 has a co-requisite of MATH 233

**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130

Media and Journalism

Major in Media and Journalism

Department Website http://mj.unc.edu/academics/undergraduate-studies
Location and Phone 156-158 Carroll Hall; 919-962-1204
Contacts Dr. Charlie Tuggle, Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Marla Barnes, Student Records Assistant (Advising for students accepted into the School of Media and Journalism)
Jay Eubank, Director, Career Services (Internships)
Sharon Jones, Director, Student Services and Assessment (Advising for students accepted into the School of Media and Journalism)
Tricia Robinson, Student Records Assistant (Advising for students accepted into the School of Media and Journalism)
Major Options and Worksheets BA  Concentrations:

  • Advertising
  • Business Journalism (by application)
  • Broadcast and Electronic Journalism
  • Editing and Graphic Design
  • Multimedia
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations
  • Reporting
  • Strategic Communication
Beginning Courses Students must have a cumulative UNC-CH GPA of 3.100 or higher for admission.Required:

  • One of:  POLI 101, 13, 150, 202 or 203
  • Business Journalism concentration also requires ECON 101.

MATH–suggested:  STOR 151

Required Journalism courses for all majors:  MEJO 141, MEJO 153, MEJO 221, and MEJO 340 or 341

MATH 110 PL Required for STOR 151

 

Music

Major in Music

Department Website http://music.unc.edu/undergraduate
Location and Phone 104 Hill Hall; 919-962-1039
Contacts Merida Negrete, Advisor (Appointments)
Prof. Tonu Kalam, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Angeline Warren, Registrar (registration for lessons and ensembles)
Major Options and Worksheets BA, BM, BM-Education
Beginning Courses Information for new majors.
Required: MUSC 120 (fall) MUSC 130 and MUSC 131 (spring)

  • These courses are taught only in the semesters indicated above.
  • First-year students should take MUSC 120 in their first semester.
  • All students intending to enroll in MUSC 130/131 in spring 2016 must take the Music Skills Assessment test given on the day before first day of fall semester classes.
    • Monday, August 17, 2015; Time/Location TBA

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Nursing

Major in Nursing

Department Website http://nursing.unc.edu/academics/bachelor-of-science-in-nursing/
Location and Phone 1200 Carrington Hall; 919-966-4260
Contacts Beverly Foster, Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Julie Page, Faculty Advisor (Appointments)
Amy Burdette, Associate Director of Admissions
Carlee Meritt, Undergraduate Admissions/Student Service
Deannie Holt, Registrar
Major Options and Worksheet BS
Beginning Courses Required:

  • BIOC 107 and BIOC 108, or CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L
  • BIOL 101/101L
  • PSYC 101
  • Math–required: either STOR 151 or STOR 155
MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L, STOR 151 and STOR 155

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Peace, War and Defense

Major in Peace, War and Defense

Curriculum Website http://pwad.unc.edu
Location and Phone 400 Hamilton Hall; 919-962-3093
Contacts Prof. Wayne Lee, Chair of Curriculum
Jackie Gorman, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:  through fifth level of a single modern foreign language (alternately, students can take POLI 181, STOR 151 or STOR 155–students may suggest a substitute statistics-heavy methodology course).Suggested:  begin 100-level course from offerings.Helpful elective preparation courses for major:  ANTH 101; ECON 101; HIST 127, 128, 140, 158, 159; MATH 152; PHIL 160, 170; POLI 100, 150, 239; PSYC 101; SOCI 101; STOR 151
MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 152, STOR 151 and STOR 155

Pharmacy

Major in Pharmacy

Department Website https://pharmacy.unc.edu/programs/the-pharmd
Location and Phone 109 Beard Hall; 919-966-9429
Contacts Prof. Adam Persky, Faculty Advisor (Appointments)
Brad Wingo, Director of Student Affairs
Mimi Lewis, Coordinator of Admissions
Major Options and Worksheet PharmD
Beginning Courses Required:

  • CHEM 101/101L and CHEM 102/102L (If you do not yet have MATH 110 PL begin with BIOL 101/101L.)
  • BIOL 101/101L
  • PHYS 104 or PHYS 116*

Math–required:

  • MATH 231**
  • either STOR 151 or STOR 155

*PHYS 104 has a co-requisite of MATH 130; PHYS 116 has a co-requisite of MATH 232
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130

Philosophy

Major in Philosophy

Department Website http://philosophy.unc.edu/undergraduate/
Location and Phone 101 Caldwell; 919-962-7291
Contacts Prof. Mariska Leunissen, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Rebecca Farris, Student Services Coordinator
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Suggested:  any from:  PHIL 101, PHIL 110, PHIL 112, PHIL 155 or PHIL 160.
The Philosophy Departments recommends that students advance progressively from 100-level, to 200-level, to 300-level courses.

Physics and Astronomy

Major in Physics and Astronomy

Department Website http://physics.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/
Location and Phone 278 Phillips Hall; 919-962-2079
Contacts Prof. Frank Tsui, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dylan DeLisle, Adminstrative Support Specialist
Prof. Christian Iliadis, Department Advisor for Last Names A-D
Prof. Fabian Heitsch, Department Advisor for Last Names E-K
Prof. Jennifer Weinberg-Wolf, Department Advisor for Last Names L-R
Prof. Yue Wu Chapman, Department Advisor for Last Names S-Z
Prof. Alice Churukian, UNC-BEST
Major Options BA, BS Concentrations

  • Astronomy (BA)
  • Astrophysics (BS)
  • Biological Physics (BA)
  • Energy (BA)
  • Quantitative Finance (BA)  (eff. fall 2014)
  • Standard (BA)
  • Standard (BS)

The Geophyiscs concentration is being discontinued effective Summer 2014.

Beginning Courses All concentrations–required:

    • PHYS 118 and PHYS 119*
    • MATH 231**, MATH 232, and MATH 233

Astronomy (BA)–required:  ASTR 101/101L

*PHYS 118 has a pre/co-requisite of MATH 232; PHYS 119 has a pre/co-requisite of MATH 233
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130

Political Science

Major in Political Science

Department Website http://politicalscience.unc.edu/undergraduate-programs
Location and Phone 316 Hamilton Hall; 919-962-3041
Contacts Prof. Stephen Gent, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Hollie Mann, Lecturer-Advisor (appointments)
Susan Heske, Undergraduate Coordinator
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:

  • POLI 100
  • POLI 150
  • ECON 101 — it is advised that students wait until at least their second year before enrolling in this course.
MATH 110 PL Suggested for ECON 101
Portuguese Psychology

Major in Psychology

Department Website http://psychology.unc.edu/undergraduate-studies/
Location and Phone 203 Davie Hall; 919-843-5467
Contacts Prof. Beth Kurtz-Costes, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Desiree Griffin, Undergraduate Advisors (Appointments)
Kaitlin Blakemore, Student Services Manager
Christopher Coffey, Student Services Assistant
Patrick Kirby, Student Services Assistant
Major Options and Worksheet BA, BS
Beginning Courses Required:

  • PSYC 101 (Grade of C or higher required)
  • BIOL 101/101L
  • Any additional PL (physical or life science)
  • Math–required
    • BA:  one of MATH 130, MATH 152, MATH 231*, COMP 110 or COMP 116**
    • BS:  MATH 231** and one of MATH 232, COMP 100 or COMP 116*

*COMP 116 has a prerequisite for MATH 231
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for MATH 130, MATH 152
Public Health

Major in Public Health

Department Website http://sph.unc.edu/
Location and Phone 263A Rosenau Hall; 919-966-0064
Contacts Gregory P. Bocchino, Director of Student Services
Charletta Sims Evans, Assistant Dean of Students
Jack Whaley, Student Services Manger (Environmental Health Science)
Joanne O. Lee, Student Services Manager (Nutrition)
Major Options and Worksheet BS See below for majors within the Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Beginning Courses The Gillings School of Global Public Health requires that students ear a C (not C-) or better in prerequisite, core public health and department-required courses.  The Department of Nutrition requires at least B- (or by-exam credit) in BIOL 252, CHEM 102, CHEM 261 and NUTR 240.Biostatistics

  • Required: BIOL 101/101L and COMP 110 or COMP 116
  • Math–required:  MATH 110 PL, MATH 231**, MATH 232, and MATH 233

Environmental Health Science (requirements vary by concentration)

  • Required:
    • CHEM 101/101L (MATH 110 PL required), CHEM 102/102L
    • PHYS 114 or 118; PHYS 115 or 119
    • COMP 116 or BIOL 201H, or BIOL/MATH 452 or GEOG 595
    • BIOL 101/101L, 201, 202
  • Math-required: MATH 110 PL, MATH 231** or 241; MATH 232 or 283

Health Policy & Management

  • Required:
    • BIOL 101/101L (C or better required)
    • ECON 101 (C or better required)
    • one of BUSI 51, 101, 105, 106, 107 or 108
  • Math-required:
    • STOR 155 (C or better required)
    • one of MATH 130, MATH 152, MATH 231, MATH 232, MATH 233, STOR 112 or STOR 113 (C+ or better required)

Nutrition

  • Required:
    BIOL 101/101L and BIOL 252
    CHEM 101/101L, CHEM 102/102L and CHEM 261
    NUTR 240
  • Math-required:
    MATH 110 PL, MATH 129PL or MATH 130, MATH 231* or 241 (C or better required in both levels)

*PHYS 114 has a prerequisite of MATH 231; PHYS 118 has a pre/co-requisite of MATH 232.
**MATH 231 has a prerequisite of MATH 129 PL or MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L, MATH 130, and MATH 152
Public Policy

Major in Public Policy

Department Website http://publicpolicy.unc.edu/academics/undergraduate-program/
Location and Phone 114 Abernathy Hall; 919-962-1600
Contacts Prof. Tricia Sullivan, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Mary Edwards, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:

  • ECON 101

Suggested:  PLCY 101

MATH 110 PL Recommended for ECON 101

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Radiologic Science/Medical Imaging

Major in Radiologic Science/Medical Imaging

Department Website http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/radisci/ed-programs/medical-imaging
Bondurant Hall, Suite 3050; 919-966-5147
Contacts Joy Renner, Director (Appointments)
Vacant, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BS
Beginning Courses Required:

  • CHEM 101/101L or BIOC 107
  • PHYS 104*and PHYS 105
  • BIOL 101/101L
  • PSYC 101

Recommended:  CHEM 102/102L or BIOC 108

*PHYS 104 has a co-requisite of MATH 130

MATH 110 PL Required for CHEM 101/101L and MATH 130
Religious Studies

Major in Religious Studies

Department Website http://religion.unc.edu/undergraduate-studies
Location and Phone 125 Carolina Hall; 919-962-5666
Contacts Dr. Todd Ochoa, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Prof. Ruth von Bernuth, Director of Jewish Studies concentration and minor
Prof. Yaakov Ariel, Study of Christianity and Culture Minor Advisor
Myra Quick, Registrar/Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA See below for concentrations.
Beginning Courses Jewish Studies
Required:

  • JWST 100/RELI 104
  • begin or continue language courses in Biblical or Modern Hebrew

Religious Studies–suggested: any 100-level RELI course

Romance Languages

Major in Romance Studies

Department Website http://roml.unc.edu
Location and Phone 238 Dey Hall; 919-962-2062
Contacts Department Administration

French

  • Dr. Hannelore Jarausch, French Major Advisor and Director of French Language Instruction and Placement
  • Dr. Dorthea Heitsch, Academic Director of Study Abroad Credits for France and French-Speaking Countries

Italian

Portuguese

Spanish

Major Options and Worksheet BA Concentrations

  • French
  • Hispanic Linguistics
  • Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
Beginning Courses Begin or continue study in the language respective to concentration.
Russian

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Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

 

Sociology

Major in Sociology

Department Website http://sociology.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/sociology-major
Location and Phone 155 Hamilton Hall; 919-962-1007
Contacts Prof. Kenneth Andrews, Department Chair
Sarah Cockeram, Administrative Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:  SOCI 101
Suggested:  any other 100-level SOCI course
Spanish

See Romance Languages

Studio Art

See Art (Studio)

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Women and Gender Studies

Major in Women’s and Gender Studies

Department Website http://womensstudies.unc.edu/academics/major
Location and Phone 208 Smith Building; 919-962-3908
Contacts Prof. Ariana Vigil, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Karen Thompson, Student Services Manager
Major Options and Worksheet BA
Beginning Courses Required:  WMST 101