Undergraduate Programs


The Department of Biology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with subspecialty options. The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the biological sciences, medical and health service fields, research, industry, and education. The program of study is structured around a comprehensive core curriculum that includes genetics, physiology, cell biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, and mathematics. At the upper-division level, students wanting to specialize can choose one of five area concentrations: Cell and Molecular Biology, Integrative Biology, Microbiology/Immunology, Neurobiology, or Plant Biology.

Please refer to the UTSA Admission Requirements for details on this process.

For those who are interested in undergraduate research, please see UTSA's Undergraduate Research Opportunities.

Undergraduate Advisors

Dr. Hans Heidner
Dr. Martha Lundell

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Click here for information about the B.S. degrees in Biology and Microbiology & Immunology.

Click here for information about a minor in Biology.

Click here to apply online.