Alex Cheroske, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - Biology

Life Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 253

480-654-7303

480-844-3107 (fax)

Notices

I have no scheduled office hours during the summer and will not be on campus. Please email with any questions.

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    

Online

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

BIO201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 Credits
Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.
Prerequisites: C or better in (BIO156, or BIO156XT, or BIO181, or BIO181XT, or 1 yr of high school biology) and (RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101). CHM130 or higher or one year of high school chemistry suggested but not required.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Biology Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28958
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28958 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Class 28958 Students will need a computer (no Chromebook) with a webcam and microphone or a newer model iPad to access and take lecture exams and lab practicals.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28958 must also register for one of .
30429
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30429 must also register for one of .
28959
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28959 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28959 must also register for .
28974
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28974 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28974 must also register for .
30430
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:55 AM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30430 must also register for .
31031
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:55 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 31031 must also register for .
BIO202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credits
Continuation of structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO201 or BIO201XT.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28953
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28953 must also register for .
28954
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:25 AM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28954 must also register for .

Spring 2023

BIO202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credits
Continuation of structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO201 or BIO201XT.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29941
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29941 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu. Lab Kits are required and can be purchased at the bookstore.

This course uses proctored online exams which require a computer (PC or Mac computer, or a newer iPad, or Chromebook) with a microphone and a webcam, and a reliable internet connection.Lecture content is provided as recorded videos supplemented by optional live office hours and study sessions. Lab content is available online, but you are required to purchase the lab kit available at the bookstore. Use of PhysioEx lab simulation software is also required.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29941 must also register for .
29557
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29557 must also register for .
30857
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30857 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30857 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2023

BIO202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 Credits
Continuation of structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and electrolyte balance.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO201 or BIO201XT.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30848
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

46 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30848 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu. Lab Kits are required and can be purchased at the bookstore.

This course uses proctored online exams which require a computer (PC or Mac computer, or a newer iPad, or Chromebook) with a microphone and a webcam, and a reliable internet connection.Lecture content is provided as recorded videos supplemented by optional live office hours and study sessions. Lab content is available online, but you are required to purchase the lab kit available at the bookstore. Use of PhysioEx lab simulation software is also required.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30848 must also register for one of .
29691
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/23/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29691 must also register for .
30849
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
03/22/2023 - 05/12/2023
WeFr
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30849 must also register for .
30850
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
03/22/2023 - 05/12/2023
WeFr
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30850 must also register for .

Degrees & Awards

B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara 1993

M.S. San Diego State University 1997

Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County 2004

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