Biology (BS)



OSU-Cascades also offers a major in biology. Issues and advances in areas such as biotechnology, environmental science, medicine and other fields continually emphasize the importance of biology and biologists in the future of our country and the world. The biology program prepares students for diverse fields through broad, interdisciplinary training in the life sciences. This major is also ideal for students who are looking to continue from undergraduate into professional/medical programs.

Biology Checklist - OSU-Cascades

Biology Minor Checklist - OSU-Cascades

Biology Learning Outcomes

Students who are interested in completing their biology degree at OSU-Cascades should contact the Enrollment Services Department: 541-322-3100 or email

Post-baccalaureate students who are interested in biology need to check the Admission Criteria for Post-Bacc Students from the OSU College of Science.

Contact: Diane Pritchard, Academic Advisor,, 541-322-2023.

Science Faculty

pat-ball-thumbnail Pat Ball, Ph.D., Instructor and Program Lead, Biology

matt-orr-thumbnail Matt Orr, Ph.D., Instructor, Biology

jeff-gautschiJeff Gautschi, Ph.D., Instructor, Chemistry