College of Sciences

The College of Sciences at Sam Houston State University welcomes you! Why consider pursuing a degree from this College? Here are just a few reasons:

  • Choose from a wide variety of programs - 23 undergraduate degrees, 11 graduate degrees, and four graduate certificates
  • Prepare to lead the way in exciting and rapidly evolving fields that advance society
  • Learn from faculty who love to teach and live their subjects, drawing from deep experience as practitioners in their areas of expertise

Our departments include:

Students can choose from programs offered through these seven College departments. Degrees in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, and Animal Science prepare students for entry into professional degree programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Science. Across all departments, students have opportunities to do research under the guidance of faculty mentors.

Special Notice:

With the launch of Sam Houston State University's College of Health Sciences, the School of Nursing and Medical and Allied Health Programs are no longer part of the College of Sciences. You can reach their sites via the links in this notice. 

Latest News

April 16, 2014: Biological Sciences Seminar on April 16 to Feature Southeastern Louisiana's Chris Beachy

April 15, 2014: ISDFS Conference Coming to The Woodlands Center on May 12

April 14, 2014: Undergraduate Researchers Win EURECA Funding for Summer Projects (From Today@Sam)

April 11, 2014: Dixit Named Lead Participant in Prestigious International Energy Agency Project

April 7, 2014: Biological Sciences Seminar on April 10 to Feature Julia Buck

March 25, 2014: SHSU Joins Area School Districts in Career Technology Education Initiative

March 24, 2014: University of Colorado's Metcalf to Present Biological Sciences Seminar March 27

March 6, 2014: A Promising Natural Resource for SHSU: The Center for Biological Field Studies

March 3, 2014: Biological Sciences Seminar Set for March

February 28, 2014: Pooley Awarded Grant from Research Corporation for Science Advancement

February 26, 2014: Team’s Microbiology Research Works To Produce New Forensics Tool (from Today@Sam)

February 14, 2014: California State-Los Angeles' Barrett to Speak at Biological Sciences Seminar February 20

February 13, 2014: Mathematics and Statistics’ Garcia-Puente receives funding for Planned Research Workshop

February 11, 2014: Physics Colloquium Features Texas A&M University's Le Xie, February 19, 2014

January 27, 2014: Undergraduate Research Funding Program Begins - Applications Being Accepted Now Through February 14, 2014

January 24, 2014: Albert Receives Distinguished Fellowship Award from IGI Global

January 22, 2014: Students Present Posters at American Astronomical Society Meeting in Washington, DC

January 21, 2014: Physics Colloquium Features Texas A&M University's Lucas Macri, January 27, 2014

January 7, 2014: Call for Nominations for SHSU College of Sciences Awards

November 27, 2013: Mathematics & Statistics' Malandro to Present at December 4 Colloquium

November 1, 2013: Undergraduate Research Awards Program Announces New Round of Applications with February 14, 2014 Deadline

October 22, 2013: Geography Student and GOSH Member Dobos Honored in Photo Contest

September 27, 2013: Dean Pascarella Launches Program to Support Undergraduate Research

September 10, 2013: NSF Funds New Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program to Be Led by Veteran REU Directors Chapman and Smith

September 6, 2013: Geography Professor Rocks His Students in Cultural Field Studies Course

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