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Advising Resources

Faculty Advisors


Health Professions Students with 0–30 Semester Credit Hours

Dr. Amaris Guardiola
CAV 108 A
325-486-6634
Students whose names end in A–M

Dr. Connie Russell
CAV 017
325-486-6651
Students whose names end in N–Z


Health Professions Students with More Than 30 Semester Credit Hours

Dr. R. Russell Wilke
Biology Dept. Office - CAV 102R
325-486-6638


Post-HPAC Students, Graduating Seniors, and Students interested in Genetics Counseling and other medical graduate programs

Dr. Crosby W. Jones Jr.
CAV 003C
325-486-6642


Biology Majors - Pre-Physical Therapy

Mr. Michael T. Griffin
CAV 029B
325-486-6640

All other majors for Pre-Physical Therapy should be advised in their home department.

For general information about ASU’s Physical Therapy Program, including pre-requisites, please contact the Physical Therapy Department


Secondary Certification

(Students preparing to teach biology in junior high or high school)

Dr. Connie Russell
CAV 017
325-486-6651


Degree Plans and Problems

Dr. R. Russell Wilke
Biology Dept. Office - CAV 102R
325-942-2189


Graduate Students

Dr. Bonnie Amos
CAV 129B
325-486-6656


All Other Biology Majors

Dr. Robert Dowler
CAV 107B
325-486-6639
Students whose names end in A–H

Dr. Loren K. Ammerman
CAV 003B
325-486-6643
Students whose names end in I–O

Dr. Terry C. Maxwell
CAV 020
325-486-6645
Students whose names end in P–Z

Four-Year Planning Forms

Use this general form to plan your semesters:

Use these worksheets to see the proposed sequence of courses based on your specified area of study:

Steps to Getting an
Official Degree Plan

  1. Complete an application in the Biology Department Office, Room 102 of the Cavness Science Building. The office coordinator will keep the application and give you this degree plan worksheet.
  2. Complete the degree plan worksheet. Feel free to use the Biology Department degree plans to help you.
  3. Take the worksheet to your advisor for his/her approval and signature.
  4. Bring the worksheet back to the Biology Department Office and make an appointment to visit with the department head, Dr. R. Russell Wilke.
  5. Dr. Wilke will sign the application and send it to the dean’s office, where the dean will approve it and enter it into the system.

Note: For VA-eligible students, all of these steps are required to receive benefits.

Future Course Schedules

Use the links below to view the tentative list of courses that may be offered during the specified semesters.