Bachelor of Science in Biology

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Our bachelor’s degree in biology is your first step toward an engaging career in the life sciences. During our four-year program, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles of biology, chemistry, physiology, ecology, plant biology, microbiology, molecular biology and cellular biology. The broad background provided by our bachelor’s degree also is recommended for those seeking admission into medical, dental, veterinary or physical therapy programs.

Research emphasis

Once enrolled in the major, undergraduates who wish to gain additional knowledge and experience by performing laboratory research will have the option of applying for a research emphasis. The research emphasis program offers three additional semesters of undergraduate research experience and is an excellent choice for those wishing to pursue a career in scientific research and/or biotechnology, or for those interested in studying biology at the master’s or doctoral level. Learn more about our research emphasis requirements and application process.

Degree details

Apply today

  1. Review the First-Year Student and any other applicable admission requirements.
  2. International applicants should be sure to review all international admission requirements and application procedures.
  3. Apply to Texas Woman's University online at ApplyTexas.org.

Need more information?

Please contact our undergraduate program adviser, Kirsten Donohoo at kdonohoo@twu.edu or 940-898-3850.