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Comprised of three distinct colleges, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info


B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Collins, Dr. Justin
Collins, Dr. Justin
Title: Professor of Biology / Department Chair of Biology
Office: SAB 223
Phone: 580.349.1522
Email: Email Web Form


Total Hours: 120
  • General Education 41
    • *Biol 1304-Principles of Biology I
    • *Chem 1135-General Chemistry I
    • *Math 1613-Plane Trigonometry
  • Core Courses 20
    • *Biol 1504-Principles of Biology II
    • *Biol 2205-Human Physiology
    • *Biol 3024- Genetics
    • *Biol 3813-Biological Statistics
    • *Biol 4014-Cellular/Molecular Biology
  • Biology Electives 16
  • Physics 8
    • *Phys 2014-General Physics I
    • *Phys 2114-General Physics II
  • Chemistry Electives 10-15
    • To include inorganic and organic courses
  • Electives
    • Sufficient courses to bring upper level hours to 40 credit hours and total to 124 semester hours for graduation.
  • Minor 18-22
    • Hours designated for the chosen minor are included in the 124 semester hours required for the major. All biology courses toward a major in biology must have a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.