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 Scholarships

Associate Degree


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Name Email Phone Location
Aquino, Jeffrey jaquinog 956-872-7232 Pecan J-3.1108
Badillo, Dr. Ismael ibadil1 956-973-7645 Mid-Valley K-1.402R
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, Dr. Shima schaudhary 956-872-6736 Pecan V-1.605N
Cordoba, Joana jacordoba 956-872-6720 Pecan J-2.1208
Espinoza, Sandra sespinoza_1015 956-872-2025 Pecan V-1.605G
Estrada, Mario stcmario 956-447-6630 Mid-Valley G-232
Fors, Dr. Jean Marie jfors 956-488-5882 Starr L-2.616
Galle, Dr. Courtney cgalle 956-447-1265 Mid-Valley K-1.402L
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
Gonzalez, Adrian agonzalez1 956-872-7240 Pecan V-1.605K
Gonzalez, Elizabeth Ann egonza27 956- 872-8362 Pecan J-3.506
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 956-488-5875 Starr E-2.610
Lieman, Dr. Jonathan jlieman 956-872-2038 Pecan J-3.1114
Mahmoudian Geller, Dr. Mehrzad mmahmoud 956-872-6460 Pecan V-1.605F
Maserang, Helen Patricia maserang 956-872-2176 Pecan V-1.605J
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
Naumann, Brandon bnaumann 956-872-2226 Pecan J-3.1118
Ndolo, Dr. Thomas tndolo 956-872-6742 Pecan V-2.302E
Simpson, Luci lsimpson 956-973-7609 Mid-Valley K-1.402P
Tchoua, Dr. Urbain utchoua 956-872-2017 Pecan J-3.508
Tijerina, Maria Teresa tijerina 956-716-4757 Starr E-2.622
Tufa, Suleyman stufa 956-447-1220 Mid-Valley K-1.402M
Vatankha, Dr. Mahmoud mlvatankha 956-872-2061 Pecan V-1.605L
Villarreal, Dr. Danielle R. drios_7055 956-973-1060 Mid-Valley G-293
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 Pecan J-2.802

For faculty not listed, please contact the department.

Name E-mail Phone Location
Gabriela Torres gcastellanos_9039 956-872-6778 Pecan V-1.605H
Carlos E. Gonzalez carloseg 956-872-6496 Pecan J-3-502


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