University of Central Oklahoma
Department of Biology
100. N. University Drive
Box 89
Edmond, OK 73034

Departmental Phone - 405-974-5017
Departmental Fax - 405-974-5726
Biology@uco.edu

Interim Departmental Chair
Dr. Bob Brennan
rbrennan1@uco.edu


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Degree Programs

Students enrolled in Biology Department may work toward one of three Bachelor of Science Degree.  They are the B.S. in Biology, the B.S. in Biology Education and the B.S. in Medical Technology.  The department offers a core of courses designed to provide students with a common breadth and depth of information.  Additionally, 23-24 hours of electives may be chosen from a large variety of available courses.  This allows students to tailor their specific academic program toward their future goals.

B.S. in Biology

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology provides students with employment opportunities in either the public or private sector.  The  program of study includes educational and scientific training needed to gain admission to graduate or professional schools.  Click here for the detailed curriculum.

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences provides students with educational and scientific training needed to gain admission to graduate or professional schools. Click here for the detailed curriculum. 

B.S. in Biology Education

The Bachelor of Science in Education Degree Program in Biology includes course work in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  This program is intended to provide a basic background in the physical sciences and an in-depth understanding in the biological sciences.  It includes the minimal coursework required by the State Department of Education for certification. Click here for the detailed curriculum.

B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology Degree requires three years of study in the basic sciences and general education at UCO.  For the last year of study, a student must be accepted into one of three available hospital internship programs (St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Comanche County Hospital in Lawton, and Valley View Hospital in Ada).  Successful completion results in a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology.  Click here for a detailed curriculum.

Biology Department Tuition Waiver

Applications are available in the spring semester and will be awarded for the following academic year. Find the application here

Guide to Enhancing Student Success

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