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

Online

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Classes Taught

Spring 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.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28345
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

Class Ended

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 28345 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28345 must also register for one of .

28346
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

Class Ended

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 28346 Students may contact instructor at: krya.perry@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28346 must also register for .
28353
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

Class Ended

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 28353 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28353 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
29496
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 29496 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu. Lab Kits are required and can be purchased at the bookstore.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29496 must also register for .

29216
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29216 must also register for .

34723
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 34723 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34723 must also register for .
29222
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:25 AM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29222 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2022

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
34714
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 34714 Students may contact instructor at cheroske@mesacc.edu. Lab Kits are required and can be purchased at the bookstore.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 34714 must also register for one of .

Summer 2022

BIO149SV Field Biology: Ecological and Environmental Field Experience 1 Credits
Field expeditions in which ecological and environmental principles and concepts are observed and studied. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17335
MC OFFSITE
Nice France
Study Abroad
Lecture/Lab
05/23/2022 - 06/20/2022

Class Started

Notes: Class 17335: is part of a Study abroad program in Nice, France. Please contact the International Education Office at 480-461-7870 or visit www.mesacc.edu/study-abroad for more information. Please contact Dr. Alex Cheroske at: cheroske@mesacc.edu for any questions.

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
16184
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

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 16184 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 16184 must also register for one of .
16185
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

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 16185 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 16185 must also register for .
16256
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

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 16256 Students may contact instructor at: cheroske@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 16256 must also register for .

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

Open

24 of 36
Seats Available

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

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 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

Open

12 of 18
Seats Available

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

Open

12 of 18
Seats Available

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

Open

3 of 18
Seats Available

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

Open

3 of 18
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28954 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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