6 Degree Options
A degree in the STEM field of Bioenvironmental Sciences equips you to play a direct role in developing and implementing solutions to environmental problems. Our graduates often enter careers in industry or government associated with the prevention and remediation of environmental hazards, such as microbial threats, toxic wastes, and other damage to fragile ecosystems.
9 Research Areas
Faculty programs focus on a diversity of plant-microbe interactions, from plant innate immunity, biocontrol, host-pathogen interactions (signals, volatiles), mycotoxins, pathogenicity mechanisms, control of programmed cell death, to biofuels. and bioinformatics. The department encompasses projects that attack applied problems like plant disease control with both classical and modern approaches.
300+ Enrolled Students
Use of hands-on experiences in our classrooms, laboratories, and excellent internship opportunities ensure that you gain experience with the concepts and the technology essential for prevention, assessment, and abatement of environmental problems.
Plant Pathology and Microbiology in the News
Shim named head of Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Won Bo Shim, Ph.D., has been named head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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