Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$318 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 You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Botany – Online

Put down roots in the field of plant science

Make a positive impact in a changing environment by earning your B.S. in Botany online from Oregon State University, and gain the foundational expertise in plant biology that can lead you down numerous promising academic and career paths. Oregon State is the first university in the U.S. to offer a botany degree online.

Enroll in this program and join other 21st century plant scientists who will be called upon to develop innovations in producing food, fiber and medicine for an increasing global population. The botany curriculum will provide you with a robust understanding of plant biology, biodiversity and ecology, preparing you to address environmental impacts of human behavior on managed and natural ecosystems.

Where historical success meets modern-day innovation

Oregon State’s Department of Botany and Plant Pathology was founded in 1909 and has developed a high level of expertise in delivering undergraduate education for the past 110 years.

This program blends the department’s deep roots with the cutting-edge learning format offered by Oregon State Ecampus, one of the nation’s top-ranked providers of online education.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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