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 - 25 undergraduate degrees, 12 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 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.

Latest News

September 4, 2015: Baylor College of Medicine's Engevik to Present at September 10 Seminar

August 27, 2015: Stefanovic to Speak at September 3 Biological Sciences Seminar

August 26, 2015: College of Sciences Kicks Off New Year with Annual Fall Meeting

June 11, 2015: Prokosch to Represent US Astronomy in Education Community in Upcoming Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) Trip

April 28, 2015: Gamble to Speak at April 30 Biological Sciences Seminar

April 21, 2015: Texas A&M's Smolensky to Present at April 23 Seminar

April 6, 2015: Texas A&M's Rosenthal to Speak at April 9 Biological Sciences Seminar

April 1, 2015: Second Annual SHACS Future Tech Conference Coming Soon

March 31, 2015: UT Medical School's Christie to Present at April 2 Seminar

March 23, 2015: Rosen to Speak at March 26 Biological Sciences Seminar

March 16, 2015: Rice's Miller to Present at March 19 Seminar

March 12, 2015: Chapman Quoted in Houston Chronicle Article on Upcoming "Pi Day"

February 27, 2015: Zientek and Onwuegbuzie Co-Author Most Read Article in Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Journal

February 27, 2015: Mathematics & Statistics' Garcia Earns Distinguished University Teaching Award From Texas Section of Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

February 23, 2015: Lafferty to Speak at February 26 Biological Sciences Seminar

February 16, 2015: Michigan State's Gibbs to Present at February 19 Seminar

February 16, 2015: Call for Nominations for SHSU College of Sciences Awards

February 9, 2015: Ostrofsky to Speak at February 12 Biological Sciences Seminar

February 5, 2015: Texas A&M's Brown to Present at Upcoming Physics Colloquium

February 4, 2015: Park to Present at February 5 Biological Sciences Seminar

January 26, 2015: January 29 Physics Colloquium To Explore Cutting-Edge Research on Matter-Wave Solitons

January 26, 2015: Siddall to Speak at January 29 Biological Sciences Seminar

January 22, 2015: Wolfram Research's Schaudt to Speak at Physics Colloquium

January 21, 2015: University of North Texas' Roberts to Present at January 22 Seminar

January 20, 2015: James' Harvard Presentation Available on YouTube

January 9, 2015: SHSU Students Attend American Astronomical Society Meeting in Seattle With Physics Department's Miller

November 19, 2014: Chunhui Wang to Speak at Physics Colloquium on December 1 

November 18, 2014: Texas A&M's Military Guy to Speak on Searching for Dark Matter at Physics Department Colloquium on November 21

November 17, 2014: University of Texas' Wallingford to Present at November 20 Seminar

November 11, 2014: Ubelaker Keynote Speaker at Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists (TABA) Annual Meeting November 14-15

November 11, 2014: Smithsonian Institution's Ubelaker to Present at November 13 Biological Sciences Seminar

October 21, 2014: Wingfield to Deliver E.O. Wiley Lecture at October 23 Biological Sciences Seminar

October 20, 2014: Department of Physics Offers Special Partial Eclipse Viewing October 23

October 1, 2014: Texas A&M University's Kerr to Appear at Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium October 8

September 29, 2014: Biological Sciences' Gaillard to Present at October 2 Seminar

September 22, 2014: Biological Sciences' Primm to Speak at September 25 Departmental Seminar

September 16, 2014: Waitt to Speak on Wildflower Center at September 18 Biological Sciences Seminar

September 10, 2014: Biological Sciences' Harper to Present at September 11 Seminar

September 3, 2014: College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Program

September 2, 2014: Excerpt of Book by Physics' Reneé James Published in Discover

August 27, 2014: Annual Fall Meeting Kicks Off New Academic Year for the College of Sciences