Credits required
N/A Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. *
Cost per credit
Varies Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online Course sequences can include classes that are delivered online, as well as a blend of online coursework with one or a few required site-based classes.
Start terms
4 per year

Science Courses and Sequences – Online

From health science majors to statistical modeling, Oregon State University's College of Science offers a breadth of courses taught by outstanding faculty and delivered online by Oregon State Ecampus. You'll receive a comprehensive and exceptional education that combines scientific knowledge with skills-based learning in the sciences and mathematics.

Online science classes by subject

Biochemistry and biophysics

View the details of biochemistry and biophysics courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

BB 314 – Cell and Molecular Biology

Cell and Molecular Biology sequence: BB 314, 331, 350

BB 331 - Introduction to Molecular Biology

Cell and Molecular Biology sequence: BB 314, 331, 350

BB 350 – Elementary Biochemistry

Cell and Molecular Biology sequence: BB 314, 331, 350

BB 360 – Introduction to Neuroscience

 

BB 450 – General Biochemistry

 

BB 451 – General Biochemistry

 

BB 481 – Macromolecular Structure

 

BB 485 – Applied Bioinformatics

   

BB 550 – General Biochemistry

General Biochemistry sequence: BB 550, BB 551

BB 551 – General Biochemistry

General Biochemistry sequence: BB 550, BB 551

BB 581 – Macromolecular Structure

 

BB 585 – Applied Bioinformatics

 

Biology

View the details of biology courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

BI 101 – Environmental Biology: Ecology, Conservation, Global Change

Biology sequence: BB 101, BB 102

BI 102 – Animal Biology: Genes, Behavior and Evolution of Life

Biology sequence: BB 101, BB 102

BI 111 – Introduction to Marine Life in the Sea: Marine Habitats

 

BI 198 – Professional Development I: Biology and Zoology

 

BI 204 – Introductory Biology I

Biology sequence (Not for pre-health profession students): BB 204, BB 205, BB 206

BI 205 – Introductory Biology II

Biology sequence (Not for pre-health profession students): BB 204, BB 205, BB 206

BI 206 – Introductory Biology III

Biology sequence (Not for pre-health profession students): BB 204, BB 205, BB 206

BI 254 – Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology

 

BI 255 – Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology

 

BI 298 – Professional Development for Biologists II

 

BI 311 – Genetics

 

BI 319 – Theory, Practice and Discourse in the Life Sciences

 

BI 345 – Introduction to Evolution

 

BI 347 – Oceans in Peril

 

BI 348 – Human Ecology

 

BI 351 – Marine Ecology

 

BI 370 – Ecology

 

BI 410 – Internship

 

BI 450 – Marine Biology and Ecology

 

BI 483 – Population Biology

 

BI 498 – Senior Biology Field Test

 

Chemistry

View the details of chemistry courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

CH 110 – ROYGBIV: The Chemistry of Colors

 

CH 121 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for non-science majors (labs included): CH 121, CH 122, CH 123

CH 122 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for non-science majors (labs included): CH 121, CH 122, CH 123

CH 123 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for non-science majors (labs included): CH 121, CH 122, CH 123

CH 130 – General Chemistry of Living Systems

 

CH 140 – General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

 

CH 201 – Chemistry for Engineering Majors

 

CH 202 – Chemistry for Engineering Majors

 

CH 231 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for science majors: CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 

CH 232 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for science majors: CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 

CH 233 – General Chemistry

General Chemistry sequence for science majors: CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 

CH 331 – Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry sequence: CH 331, CH 332, CH 337 

CH 332 – Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry sequence: CH 331, CH 332, CH 337 

CH 337 – Organic Chemistry Laboratory

Organic Chemistry sequence: CH 331, CH 332, CH 337 

CH 390 – Environmental Chemistry

 

CH 411 – Inorganic Chemistry

 

CH 440 – Physical Chemistry

 

CH 441 –  Physical Chemistry

 

CH 442 –  Physical Chemistry

 

Math

View the details of mathematics courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

MTH 065 – Elementary Algebra

College Algebra sequence: MTH 065, MTH 103, MTH 111

MTH 103 – Algebraic Reasoning

College Algebra sequence: MTH 065, MTH 103, MTH 111

MTH 105 – Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

 

MTH 111 – College Algebra

College Algebra sequence: MTH 065, MTH 103, MTH 111

MTH 112 – Elementary Functions

Calculus sequence: MTH 112, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 256

MTH 231 – Elements of Discrete Mathematics

 
MTH 241 – Calculus for Management and Social Science  

MTH 245 – Mathematics for Management, Life, and Social Sciences

 

MTH 251 – Differential Calculus

Calculus sequence: MTH 112, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 256

MTH 252 – Integral Calculus

Calculus sequence: MTH 112, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 256

MTH 254 – Vector Calculus

Calculus sequence: MTH 112, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 256

MTH 256 – Applied Differential Equations

Calculus sequence: MTH 112, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 256

MTH 264 – Introduction to Matrix Algebra

 

MTH 265 – Introduction to Series

 

MTH 341 – Linear Algebra

 

Microbiology and biohealth sciences

View the details of microbiology and biohealth sciences courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

MB 230 – Introduction to Microbiology

 

BHS/MB 255 – Allied Health Microbiology

 

MB 302 – General Microbiology

 

BHS 316 – Principles of Immunology

 

BHS/MB 320 – Human Bacteriology

 

BHS 323 – Microbial Influences on Human Health

 

BHS 329 – Mechanisms of Disease: Introduction to General Pathology

 

MB 330 – Disease and Society

 

BHS/MB 340 – Human Virology

 

MB 480 – Parasitology

 

Physics

View the details of physics courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

PH 201 – General Physics

General Physics sequence: PH 201, PH 202, PH 203

PH 202 – General Physics

General Physics sequence: PH 201, PH 202, PH 203

PH 203 – General Physics

General Physics sequence: PH 201, PH 202, PH 203

PH 205 – Solar System Astronomy

 

PH 206 – Stars and Stellar Evolution

 

PH 207 – Galaxies, Cosmology, Life in the Universe

 

PH 211 – General Physics with Calculus

 

PH 212 – General Physics with Calculus

 

PH 313 – Energy Alternatives

 

Statistics

View the details of statistics courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

ST 201 – Principles of Statistics

Statistics sequence: ST 201, ST 202

ST 202 – Principles of Statistics

Statistics sequence: ST 201, ST 202

ST 314 – Introduction to Statistics for Engineers

 

ST 351 – Introduction Statistics Methods

Statistics Methods sequence: ST 351, ST 352

ST 352 – Introduction to Statistical Methods

Statistics Methods sequence: ST 351, ST 352

ST 439 – Survey Methods

 

ST 515 – Design and Analysis of Planned Experiments

 

ST 516 – Foundations of Data Analytics

 

ST 517 – Data Analytics I

Data Analytics sequence: ST 517, ST 518

ST 518 – Data Analytics II

Data Analytics sequence: ST 517, ST 518

ST 525 – Applied Survival Analysis

 

ST 537 – Data Visualization

 

ST 538 – Modern Statistical Methods for Large and Complex Data Sets

 

ST 539 – Survey Methods

 

ST 558 – Multivariate Analytics

 

ST 566 – Time series Analytics

 

ST 591 – Introduction to Quantitative Genomics

 

ST 592 – Statistical Methods for Genomics Research

 

ST 595 – Capstone Project

 

Zoology

View the details of zoology courses, including any relevant course restrictions, in the schedule of classes.

Course Comments

Z 349 – Biodiversity: Causes, Consequences and Conversation

 

Z 350 – Animal Behavior

 

Z 364 – Diversity of Life: Invertebrates

 

Z 423 – Environmental Physiology

 

Z 473 – Herpetology

 

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