Department of Biology

two students in lab coats observing petri dishes


OC offers majors in Biology, Medical Laboratory Science Program, and Science Education. The Department of Biology also prepares students for professional programs in dental hygiene, occupational or physical therapy, and pharmacy. In the last two years, 100% of OC graduates have been accepted to medical schools when they meet the respective GPA and MCAT requirements.

OC students reap the benefits of undergraduate research opportunities in the Oklahoma City metro area. Since 2007, over 90% of OC students who participated in undergraduate research were accepted to professional programs (medical, dental, veterinary, physical therapy). OC also offers an advanced cadaver course in a new state-of-the-art lab.

Interesting Classes I Might Take

  • Human Anatomy
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physical Science
  • Science Service Learning
  • All Courses

What I Can Do With My Degree

Dental Hygienist, Medical Doctor, Medical Research, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Nutritionist, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Physician’s Associate, Professor/Teacher, Veterinarian



Mission Statement

Graduates of the Department of Biology will be educated spiritually and academically for graduate level studies or entry-level positions in fields of scientific investigation.


For more information, contact Jeff McCormack at