Sean A. Whitcomb

Full Time Faculty - Life Science

Life Science

Office: NU 6 - Room: 180

480-442-2391 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM2:00 PM - 3:15 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 

Monday office hours are held in NU 157, the Biology Study Lab.

Other hours are also available by appointment.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

BIO105 Environmental Biology 4 Credits
Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28845
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Closed

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28845 must also register for .
28847
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28847 must also register for .
28843
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
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 28843 Students may contact instructor at: sean.whitcomb@mesacc.edu

Class 28843 The lecture portion of this class is taught in a fully online format. Students will have access to pre-recorded lectures and course materials at any time. Students must have Internet access and access to a computer (laptop or desktop) with a webcam, microphone, and speakers. A mobile device with a camera is also required.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28843 must also register for .
28846
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/25/2022 - 12/16/2022
Th
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Closed

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28846 must also register for .
28848
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/25/2022 - 12/16/2022
Th
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28848 must also register for .
28844
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 28844 Students may contact instructor at: sean.whitcomb@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28844 must also register for .

Spring 2023

BIO105 Environmental Biology 4 Credits
Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30020
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30020 must also register for .
30022
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30022 must also register for .
30024
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30024 must also register for .
30021
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30021 must also register for .
30023
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
01/19/2023 - 05/12/2023
Th
9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30023 must also register for .
30025
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
01/19/2023 - 05/12/2023
Th
1:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30025 must also register for .
BIO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28836
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
01/14/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Class 28836 Students may contact instructor at: sean.whitcomb@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

Bachelor of Arts in Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University

Master of Science in Plant Biology, Arizona State University

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