Degree requirements:

Physiology, BS
Physiology: Pre-Medical Sciences, BS

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Physiology is a specialized life science degree that includes intensive, hands-on laboratory experiences. Physiology majors learn about animal physiology and anatomy. Courses to expect for this major include Physiology, Mammalian Physiology, Mammalian Physiology Lab, Vertebrate Morphology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Survey of Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry. Students also select among specialized upper-division courses, such as Embryology, Pharmacology, Environmental Physiology, Endocrinology, or Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.

Career Options

Physiology graduates are prepared to enter a variety of career fields, including the public and private sector, graduate school, or professional programs, such as medical school or veterinary school. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields:
• Biotechnology
• Education
• Health Care
• Industry
• Medicine
• Pharmacology
• Physical Therapy
• Politics and Policy
• Research


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts & Sciences, and respective Departments.

When students complete the OSU admission application, they are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Department of Integrative Biology offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Become an OK-LSAMP Scholar! OK-LSAMP is a consortium of Oklahoma colleges and universities working together to develop programs aimed at increasing the number of students from under-represented populations who receive degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The OK-LSAMP scholarship program provides scholars with increased opportunities and connections, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation, international experiences, and internships/externships with companies in the STEM fields. 

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Integrative Biology
501 Life Sciences West
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078