Biological Science, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Students earning Wayland’s degree in biology are well-prepared for many professional programs in the health care field or post-graduate studies. They are also well-equipped to excel in preliminary standardized testing for such programs, like the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test).

Students of this degree will gain knowledge of their field of study through a variety of biology courses, along with other science courses required to earn a bachelor of science in biology. This degree requires 40 hours of major specific courses and a GPA within the major of 2.0 or higher.


A Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science requires 124 course hours. The major requires 40 hours, of which 32 hours are upper level.

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The School of Math & Science has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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  • PHSC -- Pioneer Health Service Corps
  • Provides medical mission opportunities to students.
  • Offers students practice tests in their chosen pre-health fields.
  • Encourages student involvement through community service projects.
  • TAS -- Texas Academy of Science
  • Promotes research and scholarly activities among students.
  • Hosts an annual statewide meeting for active, university chapters.
  • Encourages conservation and wildlife preservation through partnerships with local agencies.


  • Biological scientist
  • Biology teacher
  • Forestry and conservation career
  • Agricultural and food science technician
  • Biochemist

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