bachelor of science in biology

Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Create Your Career

If you’re seeking an exciting, ever-changing career in a high-demand field, start building your future with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas A&M-Texarkana. This program offers minor concentrations in pre-health, biomedical science, environmental science and chemistry, with opportunities for collaborative research and customized degree plans within a hands-on learning environment. With a degree in biology, you’ll gain access to a wide range of career choices in high-demand fields, from research to teaching, medicine to ecology and wildlife management to agricultural development. With new discoveries being made everyday, the field of biology promises to remain vital and ever-changing for those who seek an exciting and interesting career.

Program pathway options: 

Associate of Science in Biology 

Associate of Science in Chemistry

Transfer Scholarship option: 

Maroon Eagle Transfer Scholarship

Dual Enrollment

Texas A&M University-Texarkana & Blinn College District

Duration

2-4 Years

Total Credit Hours

120 Hours

Requirements

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Careers And Median Salaries

Biological science teacher

$98,710

biological scientist

$82,530

environmental scientist or specialist

$81,240

agriculture and food scientist (research & dev)

$78,340

Our Graduates Have Landed

Here’s where you can find our alumni:

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Theoretical and technical skills through experiential learning
  • High-quality education experiences across the major branches of biology, ranging from molecular & cellular biology, genetics, environmental sciences, microbiology, and evolution
  • Recommended for students preparing for graduate programs in biological sciences or any professional programs in health and medical sciences such as medical, dental, or veterinary schools
  • Minor options in environmental science, chemistry, pre-health, and biomedical science as well as teacher certifications with a focus in science education allow students greater flexibility in their preparation for in-demand careers within the biology and life sciences industry

Faculty Spotlight

Sebastian Schmidl, PhD

biology

Dr. Schmidl's research interests include exploring bacterial signaling principles underlying host-specific adaptation and virulence. By understanding these regulatory processes, it will eventually be possible to create new treatment regimens for infectious diseases.
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FAQ

Biology Teacher, Biological Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Agriculture & Food Scientist, Research and Development

Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Evolutionary Biology

Texas A&M-RELLIS offers a free career assessment to help determine your career interests and a major to match. Visit Vita Navis to learn more.

Free Access Code: TAMUSrellis-ExploreNS

This program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Bachelor of Science biology

Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Create Your Career

If you’re seeking an exciting, ever-changing career in a high-demand field, start building your future with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas A&M-Texarkana. This program offers minor concentrations in pre-health, biomedical science, environmental science and chemistry, with opportunities for collaborative research and customized degree plans within a hands-on learning environment. With a degree in biology, you’ll gain access to a wide range of career choices in high-demand fields, from research to teaching, medicine to ecology and wildlife management to agricultural development. With new discoveries being made on a daily basis, the field of biology promises to remain vital and ever-changing for those who seek an exciting and interesting career.

Program pathway options: 

Associate of Science in Biology 

Associate of Science in Chemistry

Transfer Scholarship option: 

Maroon Eagle Transfer Scholarship

Dual Enrollment

Texas A&M University-Texarkana & Blinn College District

Duration

2-4 Years

Total Credit Hours

120 Hours

Requirements

View or Download Requirements

Careers And Median Salaries

Biological Scientist Teacher

$98,710

biological scientist

$82,530

environmental scientist or specialist

$81,240

agriculture and food scientist (research & dev)

$78,340

Zoologist & Wildlife Biologists

$64,650

Research and development (physical/engineering/life sciences)

$64,420

Secondary School Teacher

$63,910

Our Graduates Have Landed

Here’s where you can find our alumni:

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Theoretical and technical skills through experiential learning
  • High-quality education experiences across the major branches of biology, ranging from molecular & cellular biology, genetics, environmental sciences, microbiology, and evolution
  • Recommended for students preparing for graduate programs in biological sciences or any professional programs in health and medical sciences such as medical, dental, or veterinary schools
  • Minor options in environmental science, chemistry, pre-health, and biomedical science as well as teacher certifications with a focus in science education allow students greater flexibility in their preparation for in-demand careers within the biology and life sciences industry

Faculty Spotlight

Sebastian Schmidl, PhD

Dr. Schmidl’s research interests include exploring bacterial signaling principles underlying host-specific adaptation and virulence. By understanding these regulatory processes, it will eventually be possible to create new treatment regimens for infectious diseases.

biology

FAQ

Biology Teacher, Biological Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Agriculture & Food Scientist, Research and Development

Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Evolutionary Biology

Texas A&M-RELLIS offers a free career assessment to help determine your career interests and a  major to match. Visit Vita Navis to learn more.

Free Access Code: TAMUSrellis-ExploreNS

This program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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