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

September 28, 2018

Strategic Planning Listenin...

Plainview CampusStrategic Planning Listening SessionsStrengthening Image and Influence Where It CountsFacilitators - Dr. Kevin Ludlum and Dr. Bobby...
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Multi-Purpose Room - LRC

October 10, 2018

Guest Lecture by Poet Chera...

ENGL 3307, Creative Writing.  Everyone is invited.
1:45pm - 3pm, Gates Hall

October 10, 2018

Poet Chera Hammons

Hammons will provide a poetry reading from her recent book. All students and faculty are invited to attend.
4pm - 6pm, Gates Hall

October 12, 2018

Languages and Culture Festival

The Spanish Club and Sigma Tau Delta, in support with the School of Languages and Literature, will host a Languages and Culture Festival for area h...
9am - 3pm, Gates Hall

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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