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Mathematics

In the Department of Mathematics you will find a full range of courses in applied and pure mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education for elementary and secondary certification.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Biochemistry, as well as Master of Science program. Participate in active research projects while preparing for your career.

Nursing

The Joanne Gay Dishman School of Nursing challenges you to become a leader in healthcare while making a difference in other people's lives.

Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science involves you in academic activities related to familiar technologies like Android mobile technologies, wireless phones, artificial intelligence, real-time embedded systems, medical imaging and more...

Biology and Environmental Science

The Department of Biology is committed to the laboratory approach to science. You will find field based study available at the Dujay Sanctuary in the Big Thicket and the Center for Coastal and Marine Studies (CCMS) ...

Physics

With a strong emphasis on physics and math, a degree in physics prepares you for specializations in research and can provide an excellent background for entering many career fields.

Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice

The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice emphasizes excellence in your instruction, research, scholarship, university and community service, and your preparation for graduate and professional school.

Political Science

The curriculum of the Political Science Department will provide you with a broad understanding of political systems and the policy making process and prepares you for a career in law, government service, teaching, business, and journalism.

Latest News and Events

Department of Mathematics will host Texas Women in Mathematics Conference

Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin, associate professor of mathematics, is organizing the annual TWIMS conference that will be held on October 7, 2017.

Hillin named 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

Sara Hillin, associate professor of English, is the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer. She will present her lecture, “Flashpoints of Flight: the Enduring Rhetorical Legacy of 20th Century Women Aviator” this fall.

Noel interns with national physics societies

Junior physics major, Zakary Noel, is a recipient of a 2017 internship with the Society of Physics Students (SPS), and the National institute for Standards and Technology (NIST).

Council of Undergraduate Research gives award

Jennifer Daniel, associate professor of mathematics, was selected by the Council of Undergraduate Research to receive the 2017 Faculty Mentoring Award

Kucknoor receives 2017 Faculty Mentor Award

Ashwini S. Kucknoor, associate professor of biology, is the recipient of the Office of Undergraduate Research’s 2017 Faculty Mentor Award.

Hoch and May collaborate with University of Belize on research project

Matthew Hoch, associate professor of biology, and senior biology major, Hostin May, collaborated with University of Belize’s faculty and students on research pertaining to coral reef microbiology.

Bradley tapped for Margie Boswell Poetry Award

Jerry Bradley, University Professor of English, received the Margie Boswell Poetry Award for his poem "Alive in Captivity after the Flood."

Chris York receives prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Chris York, mathematics and computer science major, was selected to receive the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The United States Congress established the scholarship in honor of former United States Senator, Barry Goldwater. It is considered the most prestigious undergraduate award given in the sciences.

Chandrasekaran recognized as a 2017 University Merit Award recipient

Perumalreddy Chandrasekaran, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, received the University Merit Award in recognition of superior teaching, scholarship and service to the university.

Jane Liu named 2017 University Professor

Jiangjiang (Jane) Liu, professor of computer science, received the university's most prestigious faculty award, University Professor. in an awards ceremony on April 12.

English professor, graduate student take home awards

Jerry Bradley, professor of English, and Salena Parker, English graduate student received awards at the 84th Conference of College Teachers of English and the Texas College English Association.