Why Study Biology at Texas Tech?
The Department of Biological Sciences offers you 4 different options for concentrations:
Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, and Zoology. You can enter into
any number of careers with these degrees, including ecology, botany, genetics, immunology,
pharmacology, bioinformatics, education, photography, law, business, and medicine.
If you plan to go to Medical School, a degree from the Department of Biological Sciences will give you a great foundation.
According to the Biological Sciences website:
- "The department encourages undergraduate students to work with professors in research laboratories and projects to obtain first-hand information about research in the
life sciences. Opportunities are available in many fields, including systematics and
evolutionary biology, ecology and environmental biology, cell and molecular biology,
and several areas of biotechnology. These research programs have been well received
in the past and have proved beneficial to both students and faculty. Students who
have been involved in the research projects have received competitive grants; presented
papers at scientific meetings; authored papers published in scientific journals; and
progressed to become successful medical doctors, college professors, etc." That'll look good on your Med School application!
Apply for scholarships specifically for majors in Biological Sciences at Texas Tech.
Check out the scholarships for any student who applies to Texas Tech.
Degrees Offered in Biological Sciences