Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Expand Your Adventure as a Scientist

Strengthen your interest in biology, biotechnology and environmental science through the degree programs offered in the Biological & Environmental Sciences Department at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Many of our degree programs offer intensive specializations, allowing you to shape the program to your career aspirations. There are also options for highly motivated and qualified students to combine the Bachelor and Master of Science in Biological Science or Environmental Science plans to advance your education and career in a more time- and cost-efficient manner.

Enjoy an Enhanced Educational Experience

You’ll find the degree programs in the Biological and Environmental Sciences Department are so much more than just lectures and labs. Your professors are acclaimed, published scientists who are committed to your future success in industry, research, consulting or education, as well as graduate schools. The combination of teaching, research, and hands-on experience will strengthen your ability to solve problems, work both independently and collaboratively, and think and analyze critically. Small class sizes ensure plenty of one-on-one time with your professors.

Programs and Degrees

Biological Sciences


Environmental Science


  • College of Science and Engineering

    Phone: 281-283-3700
    Advising: 281-283-3711

    Bayou Building 3611
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 415
    Houston, TX 77058-1002