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Dr. Don Breakwell

Meet Your Academic Advisor: Don Breakwell

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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 Bioinformatics, Biodiversity & Conservation, Exercise Science, MMBIO, NDFS, 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
Dr. Breakwell handles change of major appointments for Bioinformatics, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biological Science Education, Exercise Science, MMBIO, Food Science, Nutritional Science, and PDBio. Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Lisa covers advisement for Biology (H-Z), Bioinformatics, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biological Science Education, Exercise Science (H-O), as well as Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science (NDFS). Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Farris advises for Athletic Training and Exercise & Wellness (H-Z). He also helps with academic improvement plans for Microbiology, Nutritional Science, and Exercise Science (H-O). Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Gale runs advisement for Biophysics as well as Plant and Wildlife Sciences. She also advises students in Exercise Science (P-Z) and PDBio (H-Z). Click here to read more.
September 24, 2019
Carol covers advisement for Biology (A-G), Exercise & Wellness (A-G), Exercise Science (A-G), Public Health: Health Science, as well as PDBio (A-G). Click here to read more.
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HOURS

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Closed Tues/Thurs 11 AM - 12 PM
Closed during all Federal and State holidays.