Welcome from the Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The department offers a dynamic learning environment, exciting cutting-edge research opportunities and strong mentorship by world-class scientists. Our undergraduate and graduate programs in cell and molecular biology, conservation biology, ecology, environmental science and biology education are all designed to train and educate students to meet the challenges of modern sciences. We invite you to explore our exceptional education and research opportunities.

Dr. Venu Cheriyath
Interim Department Head and Associate Professor

Explore Our Programs

Biological Sciences (BA/BS)

The BA or BS degree provides a comprehensive overview of biological sciences, working from the molecular level up through ecosystems. The programs are suited for you if you are interested in the biological sciences, a career in biological research or applying for candidacy in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy or other allied health sciences fields.