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BA Science

Discover the limitless possibilities of science and its real-world applications with a bachelor’s degree in Science from Portland State University. The flexible major can be tailored to fit your goals and will provide a basic mastery of multiple scientific fields.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $29,706 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States) / Blended / Online

As a general science major, you will be able to take classes in anthropology, biology, chemistry, environmental science and management, geography, geology, math and statistics, physics, science education and systems science.

Our professional advisors will help you take full advantage of the program and carefully design your program of study, whether you plan to go to medical school or want to become a science teacher.


A bachelor’s degree in Science from Portland State University provides you with a strong foundation in the sciences to pursue a variety of careers.Many of our students interested in pursuing a medical, dental or veterinary degree as well as those who want to teach elementary and middle school math coordinate their prerequisites into the Science major. Combined with a second major or minor in English, the Science major can also prepare you for a writing career in science and technology.


Courses Included

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics/Statistics