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Biology

Academic Department: Life And Earth Sciences
Main Office: SMN 300
Phone Ext: 7510
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

Biology career options include a choice of dozens of intriguing specialties. One can concentrate on microbiology and investigate viruses, bacteria, or molds. One can focus on cytology and study cells or histology and delve into the structure of animal and vegetable tissue. Ichthyology, parasitology, embryology, genetics, ecology, and biochemistry are a few of the other choices in the field. Emerging areas of emphasis include the concern for the environment and allied health professions.

Career Options
Agricultural Biologist, Biochemist, Biologist, Botanist, Chiropractor, Dentist, Entomologist, Environmental Specialist, Fish and Game Technical Aide, Fish and Game Warden, Food Technologist, Forester, Genetic Counselor, Horticulturists, Industrial Hygienist, Inhalation Therapist, Laboratory Technician, Marine Biologist, Medical Technologist , Microbiologist, Nuclear Medical Technician, Nutritionist, Occupational Therapist, Orthotist-Prosthetist, Osteopath, Park Naturalist/Ranger, Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Physical Therapist, Physician/Surgeon, Podiatrist, Registered Nurse, Research Assistant, Sanitarian, Scientific Illustrator, Speech Pathologist/ Audiologist, Teacher, Technical Writer, Veterinarian, Wildlife Specialist, X-Ray Technician, Zoo Curator, Zoologist

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.S. in Biology
While students may take classes at both campuses, courses required for the major are offered at the Kentfield Campus. Please note: Students are required to complete English 150 for the Associate degree. All students should consult a counselor.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9510
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Agudelo-Silva, Fernando fernando.agudelosilva@marin.edu SMN 331 7397
Boyce, Sima M sima.boyce@marin.edu SMN 126 7510
Brown, Becky becky.brown@marin.edu SMN 329 7538
Chinn, Jett S jett.chinn@marin.edu SMN 321 6256
Christensen, Tina A tina.christensen@marin.edu SMN 126 6294
Cunningham, James jim.cunningham@marin.edu SMN 126 6258
da Silva, Paul G paul.dasilva@marin.edu SMN 330 7542
Deneris, Jamie jamie.deneris@marin.edu SMN 310 7396
Egert, David david.egert@marin.edu SMN 312 7539
Finley, Cynthia M cynthia.finley@marin.edu FH 112 7657
Gamal, Arif arif.gamal@marin.edu SMN 126 7755
Gearhart, Anne M anne.gearhart@marin.edu SMN 321 7632
Hagstrom, Earl L Earl.Hagstrom@marin.edu SMN 321 7510
Harms, Sharon L sharon.harms@marin.edu SMN 126 7755
Mahmoud, Eiman A eiman.mahmoud@marin.edu SMN 126 7396
Mueller, Joe R joe.mueller@marin.edu SMN 313 7537
Shaw, Brieanna Ri brieanna.shaw@marin.edu SMN 321 7510
Smith, Victor G victor.smith@marin.edu SMN 321 7515
Waldman, Leslie R les.waldman@marin.edu SMN 126 7515
Webster, Rachael H rachael.webster@marin.edu SMN 311 7577
Wenck-Reilly, Brennan Ph Brennan.WenckReilly@marin.edu SMN 126 7510
Werlin, Rebecca Rebecca.Werlin@marin.edu SMN 126 7510
Williams, Jeannine D jeannine.williams@marin.edu SMN 126 7632
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2014 80034 BIOL 099 - General Science 09/09/14-12/02/14 T 18:10-21:30 KTD AU 102 Werlin, Rebecca
80029 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
80891 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD FH 120 Harms, Sharon
80365 BIOL 107 - Human Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 14:10-15:30 KTD AU 104 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
80370 BIOL 108A - Human Sexuality 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD FH 110 Gearhart, Anne
82292 BIOL 109 - Heredity and Evolution 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 226 Werlin, Rebecca
80378 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD AU 101 Gearhart, Anne
80379 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 14:10-15:30 KTD AU 101 Webster, Rachael
80380 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 09:40-11:00 KTD AU 101 da Silva, Paul
81389 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
81731 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 16:10-17:30 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
82394 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 F 09:40-12:30 KTD AU 101 da Silva, Paul
80384 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
80386 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
80387 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Webster, Rachael
80388 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Wenck-Reilly, Brennan
80389 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
80390 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Cunningham, James
80391 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Cunningham, James
81390 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Shaw, Brieanna
81391 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
82287 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
82288 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Webster, Rachael
82290 BIOL 112A - Majors' Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 229 Brown, Becky
82290 BIOL 112A - Majors' Biology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 108 Brown, Becky
82190 BIOL 112C - Majors' Biology: Molecules 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 159 Webster, Rachael
82190 BIOL 112C - Majors' Biology: Molecules 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 108 Webster, Rachael
80402 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
80402 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
80405 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 207 Christensen, Tina
80405 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Christensen, Tina
80407 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 227 Mahmoud, Eiman
80407 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 207 Mahmoud, Eiman
80917 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 227 Gamal, Arif
80917 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Gamal, Arif
80413 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 14:10-17:00 KTD AU 133 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
80413 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 14:10-17:00 KTD AU 133 Smith, Victor
82291 BIOL 142 - Environmental Policy 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 227 Hagstrom, Earl
80449 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 229 Waldman, Leslie
80449 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 114 Waldman, Leslie
80452 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 10:40-12:00 KTD SMN 117 Williams, Jeannine
80452 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-15:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
80456 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 17:10-18:30 KTD SMN 117 Brown, Becky
80456 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 18:40-21:30 KTD SMN 114 Brown, Becky
80458 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 114 Deneris, Jamie
80458 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 13:10-16:00 KTD SMN 114 Deneris, Jamie
80461 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 16:10-17:30 KTD SMN 114 Deneris, Jamie
80461 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 17:40-20:30 KTD SMN 114 Deneris, Jamie
81215 BIOL 251 - Biological Psychology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 14:10-15:30 KTD AU 105 Finley, Cynthia
Spring 2015 10474 BIOL 099 - General Science 02/03/15-05/11/15 T 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 102 Gearhart, Anne
10475 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10476 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 101 Harms, Sharon
12338 BIOL 101 - Field Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 KTD Mueller, Joe
12338 BIOL 101 - Field Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 19:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
10477 BIOL 107 - Human Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 14:10-15:30 KTD SMN 227 Brown, Becky
10477 BIOL 107 - Human Biology 05/18/15-05/18/15 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 227 Brown, Becky
10478 BIOL 108A - Human Sexuality 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 133 Gearhart, Anne
10479 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 16:10-17:30 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10480 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD AU 101 Mueller, Joe
10481 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD FH 110 Mueller, Joe
10482 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 09:40-11:00 KTD AU 101 da Silva, Paul
11316 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 133 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10483 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
10484 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Christensen, Tina
10485 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
10486 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
10487 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Werlin, Rebecca
10489 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
10535 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Cunningham, James
11317 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Werlin, Rebecca
11318 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
11985 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Christensen, Tina
11983 BIOL 112B - Majors' Biology: Plants 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 227 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
11983 BIOL 112B - Majors' Biology: Plants 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 108 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
12165 BIOL 112C - Majors' Biology: Molecules 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 229 Webster, Rachael
12165 BIOL 112C - Majors' Biology: Molecules 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 108 Webster, Rachael
10541 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
10541 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
10542 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 207 Gamal, Arif
10542 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Gamal, Arif
10543 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 207 Mahmoud, Eiman
10543 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 207 Mahmoud, Eiman
10544 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 207 Egert, David
10544 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Egert, David
11127 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 15:10-18:00 KTD AU 133 Mueller, Joe
11127 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 15:10-18:00 KTD AU 133 Mueller, Joe
12166 BIOL 161 - Field Botany 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 da Silva, Paul
12167 BIOL 162 - General Ecology 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
12167 BIOL 162 - General Ecology 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
12167 BIOL 162 - General Ecology 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Smith, Victor
12208 BIOL 171 - Biology of Marine Mammals 01/20/15-05/15/15 KTD Brown, Becky
12208 BIOL 171 - Biology of Marine Mammals 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
10548 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 229 Waldman, Leslie
10548 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 114 Waldman, Leslie
10551 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 117 Egert, David
10551 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 13:10-16:00 KTD SMN 114 Egert, David
10552 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 225 Brown, Becky
10552 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 MW 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 114 Brown, Becky
10554 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 227 Webster, Rachael
10554 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-15:30 KTD SMN 114 Webster, Rachael
10555 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 17:10-18:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
10555 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 18:40-21:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
11328 BIOL 249A - Independent Study A 01/20/15-05/22/15 KTD Brown, Becky
11329 BIOL 249B - Independent Study B 01/20/15-05/22/15 KTD Brown, Becky
11330 BIOL 249C - Independent Study C 01/20/15-05/22/15 KTD Brown, Becky
11149 BIOL 251 - Biological Psychology 01/20/15-05/15/15 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 101 Finley, Cynthia

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