Biology

The Associate of Science Degree with a field of study in Biology offers students the opportunity to take a core curriculum of general education courses with an emphasis in Biology.

Many exciting career opportunities are available in the biological sciences. Students should bear in mind that many of the career areas listed require training beyond the Associate of Science degree, and some will require a post-graduate degree. The following is the list of the career areas one can pursuit with a degree in Biology:

  • Agriculture
  • Dentistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Marine Science
  • Medical research
  • Microbiological Research
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Toxicology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Dietary Research
  • Forensic Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Science Education
  • Veterinary Science

Associate Degree

Biology (AS-BIOL)

Staff Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Alicia Elizondo aelizond (956) 872-2023 PCNJ 3-1104
Carlos E. Gonzalez carloseg (956) 872-8383 PCNJ 3-502
Connie J. Allen callen (956) 872-7254 PCNJ 3-502
Chris Gracia cmgracia (956) 447-6694 WESL G206
Name E-mail Phone Location
Abbassi, Dr Morteza mabbassi (956) 872-8312 Pecan J 3.708
Bashiri, Mr Lennine lsbashiri (956) 872-2237 Pecan J 2.1006
Cervantes, Dr Maria mycervantes (956) 488-5642 Pecan J 2.1202
Chaudhary, Ms Shima schaudhary (956) 872-6736 Pecan J 2.1206
Cordoba, Ms Joana jacordoba (956) 872-6720 Pecan J 2.1208
Espinoza, Ms Sandra sespinoza_1015 (956) 716-5851 Starr E 2.732
Estrada, Mr Mario stcmario (956) 447-6630 Mid-Valley G 232
Galvan, Mr Raul rgalvan (956) 872-3547 Pecan J 3.1106
Ganguli, Dr Mukul mganguli (956) 872-2018 Pecan J 3.406
Garces, Dr Ruben rgarces12 (956) 488-5812 Starr E 2-714
Garza, Ms Atenea A. agarza297 (956) 872-6459 Pecan PB6 AB
Gomez, Ms Monica I. mgomez63 (956) 872-5637 Pecan J 3.402
Gonzalez, Ramos Dr Javier jgonzalezramos (956) 872-2038 Pecan J 3.1114
Guerra, Dr Luis lugueso (956) 872-6496 Pecan J 3.508
Lemus Wilson, Dr Athena alemuswilson (956) 488-5812 Pecan J 3.1102-F
Lieman, Dr Jonathan jlieman (956) 973-1253 Mid-Valley H 134
Mahmoudian Geller, Dr Mehrzad mmahmoud (956) 872-6460 Pecan J 3.1104C
Maserang, Ms Helen maserang (956) 872-2176 Pecan J 3.202
Munoz,  Jr., Dr Jesus jmunoz38 (956) 872-8357 Pecan J 3-1104D
Murray, Dr Keith kdmurray (956) 447-6634 Mid-Valley G 228
Nilsson, Dr Jan nilsson (956) 872-2334 Pecan J 2.1204
Odeh, Dr Murad modeh (956) 872-2187 Pecan J 3.1118
Robacker, Dr David drobacker (956) 447-1060 Mid-Valley G 132
Salinger, Mr Joel salinger (956) 872-2017 Pecan J 3.502C
Schneider,  Jr., Mr Steven sjschnei (956) 973-6633 Mid-Valley G 229
Simpson, Ms Luci lsimpson (956) 973-7609 Mid-Valley G 228
Tamayo, Dr Edwin egtamayo (956) 872-6466 Pecan J 3.1108
Tchoua, Dr Urbain utchoua (956) 716-4757 STARR E 2-622
Teter, Ms Diane teter (956) 872-8362 Pecan J 3.506
Tijerina, Ms Maria tijerina (956) 447-1221 Mid-Valley G 293
Vatankha, Dr Mahmoud mlvatankha (956) 447-1251 Mid-Valley G 277
Villalon, Dr Deborah dvillalon (956) 793-7638 Mid-Valley G 235
Wheat, Mr Van vwheat (956) 872-2168 Pecan J 3.111
Zamarron, Ms Michelle mjzamarr (956) 447-1220 Mid-Valley G 292

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