CSUF Biology Alumni Profiles

Included below are links to profiles of several recent alumni. We aim to provide a dynamic list of alumni with wide-ranging career paths to illustrate some of the diverse career options available to our majors. We are always looking for alumni to add to these profiles; if you are interested in being featured on this page please contact Dr. Hoese (bhoese@fullerton.edu).

Teaching: Teaching is a rewarding and challenging career that many of our biology majors pursue. CSUF has a strong single-subject credential program with an excellent placement record. There are several prerequisite course for the credential program and, if you plan on becoming a teacher, please consider building these courses into your academic schedule before completing your degree. For additional information on teaching and the teaching  credential program please contact Dr. Megan Tommerup ( mtommerup@fullerton.edu ) in the Department of Biological Science,  Dr. Antoinette Linton ( alinton@fullerton.edu ) the Science Subject Area Coordinator for the Single Subject Credential Program,  and visit the CSUF credential program website (http://ed.fullerton.edu/programs/teaching-credentials.php ). Use the spotlight alumni profiles below to learn more about individual paths to teaching.

Picture of Candice Aguirre Candice Aguirre, Anaheim School District

picture of Dylan ReplogleDylan Replogle, Corona-Norco Unified School District

picture of Fernando VargasFernando Vargas, San Bernardino Unified School District

Graduate school: Many CSUF Biology students catch the "research bug" and go on to graduate school (Masters or Ph.D.) in biology or other related fields. For additional information on how to get started with graduate school see our graduate and professional schools page.

Picture of Emily SanchezEmily Sanchez, CSUF Biology M.S. program

Ecology and Organismal Biology Fields: CSUF graduates work in diverse fields with governmental agencies, non-profits, environmental consulting companies, and other businesses.

Picture of Sabrina Blash with hawkSabrina Blash, Laguna Ocean Foundation, CA State Parks

picture of Mauricio GomezMauricio Gomez, Assistant Biologist, Chambers Group, Inc.

Picture of Jennifer Edwards TurnerJennifer Turner, Env. Scientist, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife