Associate in Science

 Degree In

Biology [Option 06832]

This Associate in Science Degree program is designed to meet the needs of students to continue studies at a four-year university or professional  college  in  the  biological,  physical,  health-related  sciences,  and  mathematics.    Biological  sciences  fields  include agriculture, botany, zoology, ecology, microbiology, forestry, physiology, and environmental science.   Physical science fields include geology, astronomy, meteorology, physical, and occupational therapy.  Mathematics fields include accountant, actuary, engineer, teacher, economist, financial auditor and consumer loan/credit officer. 

Western  Oklahoma  State  College  offers  high-quality  courses  designed  to  fulfill  the  lower  level  requirements  for  science  and mathematics majors at most senior colleges.   Students completing the Associate in Science Degree may transfer to any senior-level state institution and expect to find their lower division general education requirements satisfied.  Because departmental requirements vary somewhat at different senior colleges, the student is strongly urged to consult the catalog of the transfer college or university and a faculty advisor.




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Deena Morley
Chemistry Instructor/Science, Communications & Liberal Arts Division Director/Assessment
(580) 477-7761
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Michael Ruhl
Science Instructor
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Rachel Randall
Biology Instructor
(580) 477-7876


What is Western Oklahoma State College?

  • About

    Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
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    Western Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
  • Mission

    The mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.