Our Mission

The foremost mission of the department is to provide a high-quality education for the students in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and Geology. Upon completion of the program students will be prepared for employment in the private and public sectors as well as professional and graduate education. The department also strives to increase the body of scientific knowledge through research. We serve the university by providing General Education courses and service courses for students in Nursing and Education.

Department Chair

Dr. Michael R. Kidd

Dr. Michael R. Kidd

Associate Professor

Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center 312B

I Go Beyond

Miguel Zúñiga

Ashley García


Department of Biology and Chemistry
5201 University Boulevard, Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center 312, Laredo, TX 78041
Phone: 956.326.2441