Location: Life Sciences Building, Room 337,
501 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76019
Mailing address: P.O. Box 19498
Department of Biology
WELCOME TO UTA BIOLOGY
Biology is a diverse and multidisciplinary field, and the UTA Department of Biology will prepare you for a rewarding career with our innovative education and world-class research programs. These programs are led by highly esteemed faculty and conducted in top-notch facilities which equip students for careers in industry, research, or academia. We have many specialized undergraduate degree programs that offer an excellent foundation in the biological sciences, and our graduate programs provide advanced training in a collaborative research environment which has the Carnegie Classification's highest rating: R1 Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity. Research and education go hand-in-hand and all students are encouraged to become active in research early in their academic careers.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
MajorsBachelor of Science in Biology (General Biology Option)
Bachelor of Science in Biology (Forensics Option)
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Secondary Life Sciences Teacher Certification (UTeach)
Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Secondary Composite Science Teacher Certification (UTeach)
Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Biology Fast-Track Program
Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
MinorMinor in Biology
• Microbiology • Biochemistry • Genomics • Evolutionary Genomics • Environmental Genomics • Speciation Genetics • Herpetology • Evolution • Molecular Systematics • Molecular Biology • Ecology/Behavioral Ecology • Macroecology • Evolutionary Ecology • Cell Biology • Developmental Biology • Mitochondria • Cellular Defenses of Marine Organisms • Virology • Biogeography • Forensics
Department of Biology
- Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center
- Life Sciences Core Facility
- Shimadzu Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging
- North Texas Genome Center
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