Welcome to the Biology program of the College of Science and Engineering at the University
of Houston-Clear Lake. The Biology Program offers a Master of Science, Bachelor of
Science, and Bachelor of Arts Degree.
The Bachelor of Science curriculum in biology prepares students for professional and technical careers in
the biomedical, biotechnical and environmental fields. This program also provides
a course of study for students who want to pursue medical and dental careers or graduate
study in biology. To learn more about earning a Bachelor of Science at UHCL, follow
the links provided.
The Bachelor of Arts curriculum in biology prepares students for technical careers in environmental or
biomedical research or for teaching. The biomedical sciences support area applies
particularly to students planning to enter medical or dental school. The Bachelor
of Arts in Biological Sciences is particularly valuable to students interested in
teaching biology. Students pursuing a teaching career must have dual advisement in
both the specific subject field and in education.
The Master of Science plan in Biology prepares students for careers in the fields of biomedical research,
biotechnology, medicine and health, and environmental sciences. Students who earn
a Master of Science may also pursue further professional training in medical, dental,
or Ph.D. programs.