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

Degree Plans Faculty Staff

Name Email Phone Location
Cantu, Jorge jcantu28 956-872-6793 Pecan J 3.404
Carreon, Nadia carreo3 956-872-5642 Pecan J 2.1202
Cervantes, Dr. Maria mycervantes 956-872-2187 Pecan J 3.1104C
Chaudhary, Shima schaudhary 956-872-6736 Pecan V 1.605N
Cordoba, Joana jacordoba 956-872-6720 Pecan J 2.1208
De Leon, Heriberto hdeleon 956-488-5882 Starr L 2.616
Decanini, Dr. Laura lidecani 956-973-7645 Mid-Valley K 1.402R
Espinoza, Sandra sespinoza_1015 956-872-2025 Pecan V 1.605G
Estrada, Mario stcmario 956-447-6630 Mid-Valley G 232
Galvan, Raul rgalvan 956-872-3547 Pecan J 3.1106
Galvan, Xiomara xgalvan 956-872-6633 Mid-Valley G 229
Garces, Dr. Ruben rgarces12 956-488-5812 Starr L 2.614
Garcia, Iraselia igarci67 956-447-1216 Mid-Valley G 292
Garza, Atenea A. agarz297 956-872-6459 Pecan J 3.708
Garza, Samantha sgarz319 Mid-Valley K 1.402D
Gonzalez Ramos, Dr. Javier jgonzalezramos 956-872-2021 Pecan J 3.202
Herrera, Alan aherre85 956-872-5651 Pecan J 3.406
Herrera, Dr. Jose jherr138 956-447-1245 Mid-Valley K 1.402Q
Kelly, Kevin kkelly_3139 956-448-5875 Starr E 2.610
Lemus-Wilson, Dr. Athena alemuswilson 956-872-2226 Pecan V 1.605F
Lieman, Dr. Jonathan jlieman 956-872-2038 Pecan J 3.1114
Mahmoudian Geller, Dr. Mehrzad mmahmoud 956-872-6460 Pecan J 3.1118
Maserang, Helen Patricia maserang 956-872-2176 Pecan V 1.605J
Mirhosseini, Dr. Negin nmirhoss 956-447-1265 Mid-Valley K 1.402L
Mirzaei, Daryoush dmirzaei 956-872-6474 Pecan V 2.605
Munoz, Dr. Jesus Jr. jmunoz38 956-872-8357 Pecan  V 1.605M
Murray, Dr. Keith Daniel kdmurray 956-447-6634 Mid-Valley K 1.402N
Ndolo, Dr. Thomas tndolo 956-872-6742 Pecan V 2.302E
Odeh, Dr. Murad modeh 956-872-5583 Pecan J 2.1006
Robacker, Dr. David drobacker 956-447-1060 Mid-Valley G 293
Salinger, Joel salinger 956-872-2017 Pecan J 3.508
Simpson, Luci lsimpson 956-973-7609 Mid-Valley K 1.402P
Tamayo, Dr. Edwin egtamayo 956-872-7233 Pecan J 3.1108
Tchoua, Dr. Urbain utchoua 956-716-4757 Starr E 2.622
Teter, Diane teter 956-872-8362 Pecan J 3.506
Tufa, Suleyman stufa 956-447-1220 Mid-Valley K 1.402M
Vatankha, Dr. Mahmoud mlvatankha 956-872-2061 Pecan V 1.605L
Villalon, Dr. Deborah dvillalon 956-793-7638 Mid-Valley G 235
Wheat, Van vwheat 956-872-2168 Pecan J 3.1110
Zaman, Dr. Md mzaman 956-872-6779 Pecan J 2.1204
Zamora, Ruben rzamora 956-973-1063 Mid-Valley G 227
Ziaei, Dr. Samira sziaei 956-872-7240 Pecan V 1.605K

For faculty not listed, please contact the department.

Name E-mail Phone Location
Carly Koester ckoester 956-872-2023 PCNJ 3-1104
Carlos E. Gonzalez carloseg 956-872-6496 PCNJ 3-502