What will I learn?

The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers two undergraduate degree programs, one leading to a Bachelor’s of Art degree in biology and the other leading to a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biological sciences. This program provides a comprehensive overview of biological sciences, working from the molecular level up through ecosystems. The program is suitable for students who are interested in the biological sciences, who are interested in a career in biological research, or who may be applying toward candidacy in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, and allied health sciences fields.

Students seeking a bachelor’s degree in the following teacher education program must complete: (1) degree requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree (refer to the bachelor’s degree requirements section of the undergraduate catalog), (2) University Studies requirements (refer to that section of the undergraduate catalog), (3) requirements for admission to and retention in the Teacher Education Program (refer to the Center for Educator Certification and Academic Services section of the undergraduate catalog), and (4) professional development courses (refer to the appropriate departmental section in the undergraduate catalog, i.e. Department of Curriculum and Instruction or Department Educational Leadership.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (120-123 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,634.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Science and Engineering

Texas A&M University-Commerce,

COMMERCE,

Texas,

75429, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a high school. Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Required scores: 80 (Internet-based TOEFL), 550 (paper-based TOEFL) or 6.5 IELTS.

For international students

International applicant must have a completion of a course of study equivalent to that required of a U. S. citizen. For Freshman Admission, high school transcripts need only be evaluated to determine U.S. high school equivalency.

The applicant must be adequately proficient in English to pursue a course of study at the University.

  • A score of at least 550 paper based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 213 computer based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 79 Internet based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • IELTS: Overall band 6.0 or Higher

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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