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  • Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas)
    Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas)
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Biology

Majors Available

Our students enjoy a wide range of research opportunities, biological resources and laboratory access. We also offer a Master of Science in biology.

Career Opportunities

A biology degree can prepare you for a career in:

  • Education
  • Research
  • Government agencies
  • Nature centers and parks
  • Environmental organizations

For more career information, visit the Career Development Office.

Departmental Highlights

  • Faculty in our department maintain the Angelo State Natural History Collections, which contain thousands of samples of plants, mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles.
  • The department supports a strong undergraduate research program that allows students to work one-on-one with faculty mentors.
  • Faculty with doctoral degrees teach all upper-division courses and labs. Many have won numerous awards for teaching, research and service.
  • The Biology Department has produced many award-winning students in the areas of service and research.
  • The department boasts one of the highest acceptance rates to health professions schools among public four-year institutions in Texas.
  • Tri-Beta, the biology honor society, has won the best chapter in the nation award seven times, more than any other school in the nation.
  • Students are well prepared for post-baccalaureate research and health professions education programs.
  • The department engages in many community outreach projects at local schools, clinics, and civic organizations.