B.Sc. On Campus


University of Houston Victoria

48 months
618 USD/credit 18540 USD/year
618 USD/credit 18540 USD/year
209 USD/credit 6270 USD/year
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The University of Houston Victoria Bachelor of Science in Biology program is designed to prepare undergraduates for a variety of careers in industry or academic laboratories. We also offer coursework that will prepare students for medical/health professional programs and for graduate work in the bio-medical sciences. 


The course work provides both job skills in biotechnology and an academic background needed to pursue a masters or doctorate degree in Biotechnology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Marine Ecology, Development Biology, Medical Science, Veterinary Science, Pharmaceutical Science and Environmental Science.

Biology careers and job opportunities with a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Houston Victoria in Biology include:

  • Biotechnologist
  • Plant Biotechnologist
  • Entry level genetic engineer
  • Research assistant
  • Histopathology technicians
  • Physical or respiratory therapist
  • Environmental coordinator
  • Patent attorney for Biotechnology
  • Physician Assistants
  • Clinical data specialist
  • Secondary science teacher
  • Nursing
  • Certified nurse assistant
  • Medical/technical writer
  • Health technologist or technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Plant Biology or Histology
  • Human Physiology or Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Ecology or Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Animal Behavior or Social Biology
  • Research Methods or Independent Research-BIOL
  • Biology Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Official Academic Credentials/Transcripts
  • Students must submit proof of the English Proficiency Requirement
  • F-1 Student Agreement Form.ACT scores (optional)
  • Proof of Funding
  • Passport
  • U.S. Transfers
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Needed at the time of enrollment not for admissions)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 618 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 618 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 209 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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