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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 206 7639
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 AC 182 7755
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
Rodriguez, Elena M elena.rodriguez@marin.edu AC 182 7755
Shaw, Brieanna Ri brieanna.shaw@marin.edu SMN 321 7510
Smith, Victor G victor.smith@marin.edu SMN 321 7515
Wade, Jennifer M  
Waldman, Leslie R les.waldman@marin.edu SMN 126 7515
Webster, Rachael H rachel.webster@marin.edu AC 163 7632
Wenck-Reilly, Brennan Ph Brennan.WenckReilly@marin.edu SMN 300 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
Spring 2014 10474 BIOL 099 - General Science 02/04/14-05/16/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 225 Gearhart, Anne
10474 BIOL 099 - General Science 02/04/14-05/23/14 KTD Gearhart, Anne
10475 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD AC 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10476 BIOL 100 - Nutrition 01/13/14-05/16/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD AC 101 Harms, Sharon
10477 BIOL 107 - Human Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 14:10-15:30 KTD AC 101 Werlin, Rebecca
10478 BIOL 108A - Human Sexuality 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AC 104 Gearhart, Anne
10479 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 16:10-17:30 KTD AC 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10480 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD AC 101 Mueller, Joe
10481 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD AC 101 Boyce, Sima
10482 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 18:10-21:00 KTD FH 120 Shaw, Brieanna
11316 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 226 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10483 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
10484 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 T 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Wenck-Reilly, Brennan
10485 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 R 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
10486 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 T 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
10487 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 11:10-14:00 KTD SMN 112 Werlin, Rebecca
10489 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 R 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Smith, Victor
10535 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Cunningham, James
11317 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Werlin, Rebecca
11318 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
11985 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 01/13/14-05/16/14 R 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 112 Rodriguez, Elena
11640 BIOL 112A - Majors' Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 17:10-18:30 KTD SMN 227 Brown, Becky
11640 BIOL 112A - Majors' Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 18:40-21:30 KTD SMN 108 Brown, Becky
11983 BIOL 112B - Majors' Biology: Plants 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 227 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
11983 BIOL 112B - Majors' Biology: Plants 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 108 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
10541 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
10541 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 207 Chinn, Jett
10542 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 207 Gamal, Arif
10542 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Gamal, Arif
10543 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 17:10-18:30 KTD AC 105 Christensen, Tina
10543 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 18:40-21:30 KTD SMN 207 Christensen, Tina
10544 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 207 Egert, David
10544 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 207 Egert, David
10545 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 F 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 227 Mahmoud, Eiman
10545 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 F 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 207 Mahmoud, Eiman
10545 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 S 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 207 Mahmoud, Eiman
10545 BIOL 120 - Human Anatomy 01/13/14-05/16/14 S 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 227 Mahmoud, Eiman
11127 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 01/13/14-05/16/14 T 15:10-18:00 KTD AC 133 Mueller, Joe
11127 BIOL 138 - Intro Environmental Science 01/13/14-05/16/14 R 15:10-18:00 KTD AC 133 Mueller, Joe
12088 BIOL 160 - Soil: Ecology and Management 01/13/14-05/16/14 F 08:10-10:30 IVC BLDG16 214 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
12088 BIOL 160 - Soil: Ecology and Management 01/13/14-05/16/14 F 10:40-12:00 IVC BLDG16 214 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 18:10-20:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 01/13/14-05/16/14 W 20:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 02/23/14-02/23/14 U 09:00-13:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 03/15/14-03/15/14 S 13:00-17:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 03/29/14-03/29/14 S 09:00-13:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 04/06/14-04/06/14 U 09:00-13:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 04/26/14-04/26/14 S 09:00-14:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11995 BIOL 169B - Introduction to Ornithology B 05/10/14-05/10/14 S 09:00-17:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
10548 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 08:10-09:30 KTD SMN 229 Brown, Becky
10548 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 114 Brown, Becky
10551 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 229 Egert, David
10551 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 13:10-16:00 KTD SMN 114 Egert, David
10552 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 114 Waldman, Leslie
10552 BIOL 224 - Human Physiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 MW 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 114 Waldman, Leslie
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 01/13/14-05/16/14 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 02/01/14-02/01/14 S 15:30-19:30 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 03/01/14-03/01/14 S 15:30-19:30 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 03/23/14-03/23/14 U 10:00-14:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 04/05/14-04/05/14 S 09:00-13:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 04/20/14-04/20/14 U 08:30-12:30 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 05/03/14-05/03/14 S 08:30-12:30 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 05/04/14-05/04/14 U 09:00-13:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
11986 BIOL 235 - General Marine Biology 05/16/14-05/17/14 FS 10:00-12:00 KTD Mueller, Joe
10554 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
10554 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 13:10-16:00 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
10555 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 17:10-18:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
10555 BIOL 240 - Microbiology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 18:40-21:30 KTD SMN 114 Williams, Jeannine
11328 BIOL 249A - Independent Study A 01/13/14-05/23/14 KTD Brown, Becky
11329 BIOL 249B - Independent Study B 01/13/14-05/23/14 KTD Brown, Becky
11330 BIOL 249C - Independent Study C 01/13/14-05/23/14 KTD Brown, Becky
11149 BIOL 251 - Biological Psychology 01/13/14-05/16/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD AC 191 Finley, Cynthia
Summer 2014 60424 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 06/03/14-07/26/14 T 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG16 214 Williams, Jeannine
60424 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 06/03/14-07/26/14 S 09:10-12:00 IVC BLDG16 214 Williams, Jeannine
60548 BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology 06/16/14-07/26/14 TWR 12:40-15:30 KTD AU 101 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
60427 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 06/05/14-07/26/14 R 18:10-21:00 IVC BLDG16 214 Williams, Jeannine
60427 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 06/05/14-07/26/14 S 12:30-15:30 IVC BLDG16 214 Williams, Jeannine
60549 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 06/16/14-07/26/14 TWR 09:40-12:30 KTD SMN 112 Agudelo-Silva, Fernando
60550 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 06/16/14-07/26/14 TWR 16:10-19:00 KTD SMN 112 Boyce, Sima
60551 BIOL 244A - Alaska Field Studies 05/24/14-05/24/14 S 18:30-20:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
60551 BIOL 244A - Alaska Field Studies 05/28/14-05/28/14 W 18:30-20:00 KTD SMN 108 Mueller, Joe
60551 BIOL 244A - Alaska Field Studies 06/01/14-06/15/14 KTD Mueller, Joe
Fall 2014 80034 BIOL 099 - General Science 09/09/14-12/02/14 T 18:10-21:30 KTD AU 102 Wade, Jennifer
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 101 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 FH 120 Staff, Marin
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 Staff, Marin
80388 BIOL 110L - Introduction to Biology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 112 Webster, Rachael
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 Wade, Jennifer
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 Staff, Marin
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 Staff, Marin
82190 BIOL 112C - Majors' Biology: Molecules 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 108 Staff, Marin
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

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