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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.


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) ...


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.

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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.