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Research Areas

SFA Biology student and faculty research

Research & Fieldwork

Learning through experience

Our biology professors are passionate about research and hands-on experience. As a biology student, you won’t spend your four years at SFA confined to lecture halls. Instead, you’ll get out in the field and work in the lab, developing key research skills and knowledge that will benefit you when it comes time to launch a career or begin graduate or professional studies. 

Within our well-equipped facilities, students can join faculty researching across a broad range of biology topics. From disease-fighting plant compounds to conservation of amphibians, our professors are researching fascinating topics, creating an extraordinary learning environment for biology students. 

Choosing a concentration

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology program offers several areas of specialized study, so students can focus on their specific field of interest. Particular disciplines include the following:

Prospective students interested in applying to a graduate program should consult these requirements for admission.

World-class research facilities

SFA houses a vast amount of high-tech research equipment along with substantial collections of natural resources. Faculty and student researchers have access to the following facilities and resources: 

  • Greenhouse and herbarium
  • Animal care facility
  • Entomology and vertebrate collections
  • Electron microscope facility
  • Molecular core facility
  • Fleet of trucks and boats 

Contact

Department of Biology
936.468.3601
biology@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Miller Science Building
Suite 101

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13003, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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