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Live and study among the trees

SFA offers the type of field experience – thousands of acres of forest near campus – that you simply cannot find among the concrete jungles surrounding urban universities.

The faculty in the Department of Biology believe that our students should get their hands dirty, grow their minds in the field and engage their curiosity in our high-tech labs. That means even undergraduate students are working right alongside their professors, helping them address cutting-edge questions and further their understanding of the biological world.

Setting careers abloom

Work towards a fulfilling career using your degree in biology with an emphasis on botany. Botanists work for industries and government agencies, as well as teach in the classroom. Become part of the SFA Lumberjack impact on the world as you work to preserve natural resources or utilize plants in the development of life-saving medicines. If your biology degree leads you to a graduate school, you will find yourself well-prepared with a strong academic foundation for further studies as a biological researcher.

Undergraduate programs and requirements

Bachelor of Science in Biology with a botany emphasis

Earning a Bachelor of Science in biology with an emphasis in botany opens the door to careers in industry, government agencies and the classroom or prepares students for continued study at graduate school.


Department of Biology

Physical Address:
Miller Science Building
Suite 101

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