Texas A&M University-Texarkana biology degree named to 360Career best value colleges list


360Career, an online education resource for college and career services, recently named Texas A&M University-Texarkana as one of the top 50 best value small colleges for a biology degree in 2015.

The ranking was created using National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator data to identify the most affordable competitive small colleges in the United States for a degree in biology.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana, which ranked 45th, was recognized for its Bachelor of Science in biology.

“Biology is one of the most popular majors here at A&M-Texarkana, and we are honored to be included on this list,” said Dr. Donald Peterson, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at A&M-Texarkana.

“Congratulations to Dr. David Allard and Dr. Nurul Alam in Biology, Dr. Md Abul Kalam and Dr. Yi Su in Chemistry, and Brandon Quaid, lab coordinator, and to all of the other faculty who have and continue to support this program, its students and its momentum for continual improvement.”

A&M-Texarkana was recognized for having a “comprehensive and flexible” biology program.

“After completing your foundational courses, you may take courses such as Global Change, Endangered Ecosystems, Evolutionary Biology, Biotechnology and Forensic Science,” Career360 noted. “Concentration areas are available in general biology, environmental science, as well as pre-health.”

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