Molecular Biology, B.S.

Program Locations

The Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Earning a molecular biology degree gives students a broad understanding of life science at the basest level through extensive hands-on learning opportunities. Students of this program are well equipped for entry-level biological research careers as well as graduate or professional studies.

In order to complete this major, students must take 40 credit hours of major study. The courses required for this degree include various sciences in addition to the core biology courses. A student must retain a GPA of 2.0 or higher within the major in order to graduate.


A Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology 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.


  • Biotechnology
  • Basic Research
  • Toxicology
  • Applied Research and Product Development
  • Educator (up to post-secondary)

School of Math and Science Events

December 4, 2018

Employee Christmas Luncheon

Employee Christmas Luncheon - TBDWHEN:  December 4, 2018, noon to 1:30pmWHERE:  TBD 2018-19 HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE:Brandy Haines, ChairBrad Hende...
12pm - 1:30pm, TBD

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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