Biological Science, B.S.

Program Locations

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.

Requirements

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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Faculty

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

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Organizations

  • 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.

Careers

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

School of Math and Science Events

April 20, 2021

Final Exams

Final Exams - April 16 to 23, 2021
All Day Plainview Campus

April 21, 2021

Final Exams

Final Exams - April 16 to 23, 2021
All Day Plainview Campus

April 22, 2021

Final Exams

Final Exams - April 16 to 23, 2021
All Day Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Final Exams

Final Exams - April 16 to 23, 2021
All Day Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Clinical Teaching Second Ro...

Clinical teaching second rotation ends
All Day Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Incomplete Grades Due From...

Incomplete grades are due from the previous term for all courses.
8am - 4pm, Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Dining Hall Closes

Dining Hall closes at 1:00pm
1pm - 1pm, Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Final Grades Due

Final grades are due at 4:00pm
4pm - 4pm, Plainview Campus

April 23, 2021

Residence Halls Close

Residence Halls close at 5:00pm.Housing is available for May and Summer sessions. Please contact the Housing Coordinator.
5pm - 5pm, Plainview Campus

April 24, 2021

Plainview Campus - Graduation

Plainview Campus - GraduationDue to COVID-19, please be sure to see details to graduation on the website and/or e-mails being sent to the graduates...
2pm - 3:30pm, Plainview Campus

April 30, 2021

Thank You Holiday - All Pla...

Thank you Holiday - all Plainview offices will be closed.
All Day Plainview Campus

May 3, 2021

WBUonline Summer 8-week Ses...

WBUonline summer 8-week session registration begins at 2:00pm CDT for all students
2pm, All Wayland Campuses