What will I learn?

The BA degree in Biology, through the availability of a large number of electives, gives students maximum flexibility in earning a biology degree. The 15-18 hour minor requirement, including 6 hours of advanced courses in a discipline other than biology, provides students with the opportunity to include significant coursework in areas such as foreign language, business, education, or social sciences. The BA program is recommended for students with broad educational objectives or who intend to pursue further education in areas such as allied health professions, professional schools, or teaching certification.

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$37,890.00 per year
USD $7,457 for Summer 2019
Application deadline

1 August 2019

Start date

26 August 2019, 13 January 2020


College of Science

517 Blocker Building,

155 Ireland Street,



77843, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL score of 600 (paper test); PTE Academic score of 68.

For international students

Applicants must have completion of official high school/secondary transcript.

English proficiency can also be demonstrated by:

Minimum TOEFL score of 80 internet-based testing (i-BT), or a minimum SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) score of 560, a minimum ACT English score of 21, a minimum PTE Academic score of 53, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall bands.

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