The Department of Biology trains undergraduate and graduate students in fundamental biological science. Our graduate research programs prepare scientists for careers in academia, industry and government and enhance our understanding of the central role of biological systems in the global environment.
The Department of Biology is responsible for introducing biological principles to students in every Texas A&M University major. We provide modern and comprehensive B.S. and B.A. curricula in Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Zoology for more than 1500 undergraduate biology majors. These degrees prepare students for various life science careers and are an excellent entrée to the health care professions.
The Department of Biology grants Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Biology, Microbiology and Zoology. These degrees offer outstanding training opportunities in cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, and behavioral and evolutionary biology.