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Biological & Physical Sciences B.S. Handout

Biological & Physical Sciences

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Medical Technologist
  • Natural Science Manager
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Hydrologist
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Museum/Parks Educator
  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Veterinarian
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Medical Research Assistant
  • Public Health Specialist


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Chemistry Club, UHD group
  • The Darwin and Leeuwenhoek Society, UHD branch of American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Environmental Club, UHD group
  • Geology Club, UHD group
  • Health Professions Organization, UHD group
  • National Science Teachers Association

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Doctor of Medicine*
  • Doctor of Dentistry*
  • Master of Science in Biology*
  • Master of Science in Chemistry*
  • Master of Science in Physics*
  • Doctor of Pharmacy*
  • Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine*
  • Juris Doctor (Law)*
  • Master of Public Health*
  • Master of Science in Geosciences*
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Master of Science Forensic Science*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering field experiences to students pursuing a Biological & Physical Sciences degree.

  • Memorial Hermann
  • BP
  • Texas Children’s
  • UT Medical Branch
  • RiceTec
  • Houston Zoo
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • City of Houston, Health & Human Services
  • Houston Renewable Energy Group
  • MD Anderson
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mad Science of Houston
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Bayou Land Conservancy
  • Koala Sports Medicine Center
  • Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences

What is Biological & Physical Sciences?


The Bachelor of Science degree provides a broad-based curriculum in the liberal arts and the natural sciences designed to meet the career goals and interest of the student. This degree is especially appropriate for students interested in multidisciplinary areas such as environmental science, forensic science, medical technology, public health, etc., or for entry into a particular graduate program. Students interested in secondary science education may consider the degree plan with Emphasis in Teacher Certification.