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

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Classes Taught

Spring 2021

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.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32475
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32475 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32475 must also register for one of .
32476
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32476 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32476 must also register for .
32491
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32491 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32491 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.
Lab kit purchase required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32512
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32512 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32512 must also register for one of .
33506
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 33506 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 33506 must also register for .
32501
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32501 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32501 must also register for .
32513
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 32513 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32513 must also register for .
33507
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 33507 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 33507 must also register for .

Summer 2021

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
17836
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
06/01/2021 - 07/22/2021

Open

21 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 17836 Students may contact instructor at: alexander.cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 17836 must also register for one of .
17837
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
06/01/2021 - 07/22/2021

Open

1 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 17837 Students may contact instructor at: alexander.cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 17837 must also register for .
17838
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
06/01/2021 - 07/22/2021

Open

20 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 17838 Students may contact instructor at: alexander.cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 17838 must also register for .

Fall 2021

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.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24234
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

40 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 24234 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Class 24234 This class uses online proctored exams which require 1. a PC or Mac computer or iPad (no Chromebooks), 2. a microphone, and 3. a camera. Lecture content is provided as recorded videos supplemented by live weekly office hours. Lab content is available online.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24234 must also register for one of .
23586
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

16 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 23586 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Class 23586 This course uses online proctored exams which require 1. a PC or Mac computer or iPad (no Chromebooks), 2. a microphone, and 3. a camera. Lecture content is provided as recorded videos supplemented by live weekly office hours. Lab content is available online.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 23586 must also register for one of .
24235
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

17 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 24235 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24235 must also register for .
36979
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

23 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 36979 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36979 must also register for .
23587
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

7 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23587 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 23587 must also register for .
23961
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/26/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

9 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23961 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 23961 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.
Lab kit purchase required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22557
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 22557 Students may contact instructor at: alex.cheroske@mesacc.edu

Class 22557 This class uses online proctored exams which require 1. a PC or Mac computer or iPad (no Chromebooks), 2. a microphone, and 3. a camera. Lecture content is provided as recorded videos supplemented by live weekly office hours. Lab content is available online and is supplemented by a supplied lab kit.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 22557 must also register for .
22558
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 22558 Students may contact instructor at: alex.cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 22558 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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