Curiosity is in our nature
Do you want to understand the diversity of form and function in the living world? Are you passionate about conservation and preserving natural resources? At SFA, we share your excitement and welcome enthusiastic students into our labs, research support facilities and unique field sites — a large greenhouse; collections of entomological, vertebrate and herbarium specimens; and thousands of hectares of forest.
Natural career paths
Evolutionary biologists and ecologists have broad and interesting career opportunities. They find employment in a range of settings, including careers with local, state, and national agencies as well as, zoos, museums and botanical gardens. Their training enables them to teach the next generation to understand and interpret the natural environment. Become part of the SFA Lumberjack impact on the world as you work to preserve natural resources or use plants in the development of life-saving medicines.
Undergraduate programs and requirements
Bachelor of Science in biology with a concentration in conservation ecology and evolutionary biology
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in biology with a concentration in conservation ecology and evolutionary biology learn and conduct research in SFA’s labs, greenhouse and herbarium, in addition to all four of Texas’ National Forests, preparing them for a range of career opportunities in industry, government agencies and the classroom.