Biologists are at the forefront of science attempting to find solutions to global problems and answers to intriguing questions about animals, plants, and microbes at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecosystem levels. The problems we prepare our students to tackle are exciting and endless, including causes of and cures for disease, adaptation to changing environments, how adult bodies develop from a single-celled zygote, mitigation of environmental pollution, preservation of biodiversity, and how cells and organisms communicate with each other.
Three of the top eight majors for medical school at Texas A&M
Home to the largest undergraduate research program
92% of graduates finish in four years or less
7 National Academies Education Fellows
2 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Companies that hire our students include the American Red Cross, Baylor Scott & White, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Yale Medical School and Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.
Texas A&M Science - Meet Thao-Nguyen Pham '20Biology major and Science Leadership Scholar Thao-Nguyen Pham '20 describes how she instantly fell in love with the Texas A&M University culture and how her experiences in academics and research have helped shaped her into the person she is today.
Texas A&M Science - Joel Richter '71, Distinguished Former Student 2019Each spring, the College of Science pays tribute to its top former students by conferring upon them its highest honor: induction into the Academy of Distinguished Former Students. One of this year's honorees is Joel E. Richter, M.D., Class of 1971, of Tampa, Fla., a renowned gastroenterologist who specializes in complex swallowing and esophageal diseases.
Texas A&M Science - Meet Ashley Hayden ‘19As a first-generation student considering her college options back in 2014, Ashley Hayden ’19 most wanted a place where she would feel at home. As a Texas A&M senior biology major, she says she found that and more in Aggieland, the place where she has learned the value of patience, determination and perseverance in the face of struggles small or big.
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