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Division of Natural Sciences
The Division Chair of Natural Sciences coordinates the plans in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Physics. Sub-plans or specialization areas include physiology/pre-health, cell/molecular, ecology/microbiology, biotechnology, environmental chemistry, environmental geology, environmental biology, industrial hygiene, safety and technical management. The Chemistry Program has complete accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS). Applicants should consult Larry Rohde ( Division Chair of Natural Sciences) for additional information.
Biological Sciences B. A.

The plan in Biological Sciences leads to bachelor of arts degree. This plan is designed to prepare students for advanced study, technical positions in environmental or biomedical research or teaching. The Physiology/Pre-Health sub-plan within the B.S. plan is particularly applicable to students preparing for medical or dental school or other health-related professions. The B.A. in Biological Sciences is designed primarily for students interested in teaching biology at the middle or high school level. More Information

Biological Sciences B.S.
The plan in Biological Sciences leads to the bachelor of science degree. This plan is designed to prepare students for advanced study, technical positions in environmental or biomedical research or teaching. The Physiology/Pre-Health sub-plan within the B.S. plan is particularly applicable to students preparing for medical or dental school or other health-related professions. The B.A. in Biological Sciences is designed primarily for students interested in teaching biology at the middle or high school level. More Information
Chemistry B.A.

The bachelor of science degree in Chemistry is recommended for students preparing for careers in interdisciplinary areas such as medicine, secondary school teaching, patent law or environmental science. Students seeking a career in secondary school teaching must also file a certification plan with the School of Education within UHCL. More Information

Chemistry B.S.
The bachelor of science degree in the chemistry program is designed to meet the needs of students planning careers as professional chemists, and is recommended as preparation for graduate training or a career in the chemical industry. All chemistry courses taken at UHCL more than one year prior to being admitted to the chemistry plan are subject to faculty review before being accepted for degree credit. Students seeking a bachelor of science degree in chemistry may also obtain an ACS-certified BS degrees in chemistry if they complete the appropriate curriculum. In addition, the chemistry program's bachelor of science students are encouraged to further enhance their studies by undertaking research with one of the chemistry faculty. Contact the chair of chemistry program for details of the ACS-certified bachelor of science degree. Students seeking a career in secondary school teaching must also file a certification plan with the School of Education within UHCL. More Information
Environmental Science B.S.

The plan in Environmental Science leads to the bachelor of science degree. This plan seeks through an interdisciplinary approach to prepare students for opportunities in the private sector and in governmental agencies where environmental issues are being addressed. Graduates of the plan will also be prepared to pursue further academic training in Environmental Science. Students may also prepare for the professional certification examinations in Industrial Hygiene and Safety. More Information

Physics B.S.
A bachelor of science in physics from the University of Houston-Clear Lake represents a smart move. It offers a solid foundation in physics that can be applied to a wide spectrum of career paths, professional and academic. Successful futures in aerospace, energy and teaching that require strong technical and practical skills, or the pursuit of graduate study can all start right here at UHCL. More Information
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