About the School of Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences continues to be the most popular major at the University. There are over 3,200 declared biology majors. Students have a variety of degree choices, including a BA in Biology, a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science and a BS in Biology with nine options of specialization:
- Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
- Human Biology
- Marine and Freshwater Biology
- Cell and Molecular Biology
- Plant Biology
- Biology Honors
The School also offers courses for students in other disciplines, such as Allied Health, Engineering, Nursing and Pharmacy. In all, the School currently teaches 12,000 undergraduates each semester.
For graduate programs, the School offers Ph.D. level programs in:
The faculty of the School of Biological Sciences participate in University-wide graduate programs such Cellular & Molecular Biology and Neurosciences. The faculty also participates in several research entities including the Environmental Science Institute, the Texas Memorial Museum labs and the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
See also: School Organizational Structure