Undergraduate Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Degree Requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate, including 60 upper-division credits. Requirements include:

Degree Checklist and Guides

Biology Curriculum Checklist (PDF)

See Transfer Student page for transfer planning and resources.

Pre-Req and Science Placement Resources

Chemistry Placement and Prep
Biology Pre-req/Requirements Petition

Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Resources

Association of American Medical Colleges Preparing for Medical School
OSU College of Science Pre-Med Resources

How to Prepare for a Healthcare Career in High School


Four-Year Sample Plan

A degree pathway is important to student success. To help you explore your major coursework and for you to begin the process of creating an individualized academic plan, we have created a sample four-year plan for the biology major. Each student will work with their advisor to create an academic plan.

Biology Sample Academic Plan (PDF)


Biology Minor (48-51 credits)

Biology Minor Curriculum Checklist (PDF)