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Integrative Biology Undergraduate Programs

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Studying biology and zoology at Oregon State

As an undergraduate student studying biology or zoology at Oregon State University, you will have the opportunity to learn from award-winning instructors while participating in outstanding laboratory and field experiences. Our globally recognized department is home to a diverse array of research ranging from genetics to ecosystems, and our faculty are eager to help students discover their passion.

Integrative biology advising

Biology and zoology advising is organized around the conviction that students should be actively engaged in their education, as well as the planning and decisions needed to reach their professional goals. From the beginning, advising focuses on educational and professional goals, and advisors work to suggest outstanding experiential opportunities to integrate along the way.

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Opportunities for integrative biology students

From research labs to student clubs, every biology major has an opportunity to explore and deepen their interests in science and community outreach while enhancing their professional development and acquiring valuable leadership skills

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Student life

Getting involved with the multi-faceted Integrative Biology Club can help you make lasting connections with your peers, learn about career opportunities and explore your passion for science in fun and adventurous ways.

Undergraduate student life 

Welcome transfer students!

Nearly 30% of College of Science students are transfer students! One of the biggest benefits of pursuing your degree at Oregon State is the opportunity to get involved in our flourishing integrative biology community to make the most of your undergraduate education at OSU. As a biology or zoology student, you will gain real-world knowledge in fields that interest you, from lab and field research, to shadowing health professionals to best prepare you for life after graduation.