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

February 8, 2016: Call for Nominations for SHSU College of Sciences Awards

January 21, 2016: Texas A&M's Dessler to Present "The Science of Climate Change snd why you should believe it" at Physics & Geology Colloquium on February 3

January 20, 2016: Walker Awarded Three-Year NSF Grant for Research Proposal

December 15, 2015: Mills Receives Prestigious National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching

November 30, 2015: Ray Presenting at December 3 Biological Sciences Seminar

November 10, 2015: Texas A&M's Strigari to Present "Galactic Searches for Dark Matter" at Upcoming Physics Colloquium

November 10, 2015: University of Oklahoma's Cureton to Speak at November 12 Seminar

October 27, 2015: Reppond to Present "Project Liberty" at Physics Colloquium on November 2

October 26, 2015: Daza to Present at October 29 Seminar

October 12, 2015: Dr. Gabler to Speak at October 15 Biological Sciences Seminar

October 5, 2015: Dr. Wagner to Speak at October 8 Biological Sciences Seminar

September 29, 2015: Blackboard Collaborate Allows Digital Forensics Students Flexibility in Class Attendance

September 28, 2015: Huttlocker to Speak at October 1 Biological Sciences Seminar

September 21, 2015: Chaminade University's Carter to Present at September 24 Seminar

September 14, 2015: Valverde to Speak at April 30 Biological Sciences Seminar

September 9, 2015: College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Program

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 Bridge Troll 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