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Dr. Don Breakwell

Meet Your Academic Advisor: Don Breakwell


Dr. Breakwell started his academic career as a student at BYU, where he received his Bachelor’s degree. He then moved to Indiana where he received a PhD in Agronomy (soil microbiology) from Purdue.

After teaching at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah for close to nine years, Dr. Breakwell moved north to become a professor at BYU. He has been a key part of the College of Life Sciences for close to two decades, as a professor and advisor.

He is an active member of the American Society for Microbiology and has chaired several meetings of the American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators.

Dr. Breakwell handles all Change of Major appointments for Exercise Science, Nutritional and Food Science, MMBIO, and PDBio.

To schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. Breakwell, contact the Life Sciences Advisement office at 801.422.3042 or by visiting 2060 LSB.

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Closed for devotionals and holidays.

Get to Know Your Advisor:
August 01, 2019
  • Faculty Director
  • Change of Major for EXSC, MMBio, NDFS, and PDBio.
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August 01, 2019
Advises for EXSC (H-O), All MMBio, and All NDFS Majors. Helps with Grad Checks for Biology Majors.
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August 01, 2019
Supervisor. Advises for Exercise & Wellness (H-Z) and Integrated MAT. Helps with Major Explorations, Academic Improvement Plans, and Petitions.
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August 01, 2019
LFSCI 199R Internship Coordinator. Advises for Biophysics, EXSC (P-Z), PDBio (H-Z), and All PWS Majors.
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September 24, 2019
Advises for Exercise & Wellness (A-G), Exercise Science (A-G), Public Health: Health Science, PDBio (A-G), and Change of Major for all Biology Majors.
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Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Closed Tues/Thurs 11 AM - 12 PM
Closed during all Federal and State holidays.