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:

1. Baccalaureate core: 48-52 credits
2. Biology major requirements: 123-126 credits (note: OSU-Cascades does not offer specialty options for biology majors)
3. Electives if need to complete 180 total college credits

Degree Checklist and Guides

Biology Degree Guide OSU-Cascades (PDF)
Biology 4-Year Plan Sample (PDF)

See Transfer Student page for transfer planning and resources.


Biology Minor (48-51 credits)

Biology Minor Curriculum Checklist (PDF)

Biology 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