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!
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Degrees Offered in Biological Sciences
- Bachelor of Science in Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
- Bachelor of Science in Zoology
- Master of Science in Biology
- Master of Science in Microbiology
- Master of Science in Zoology
- Doctor of Philosophy in Biology
- Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology