Peterson, Cody
Academic Advisor I - College of Science
Last Updated: 6/18/19 -

Cody advises for the following majors:

Chemistry, B.S.

Physics, B.S.

Physical Science, A.S.

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Cody Peterson is an Academic Advisor in the College of Science at Utah Valley University. He started advising in 2017. Cody advises all Chemistry and Physics students at UVU. His love of science helps connect him with his students, and he enjoys assisting UVU students in achieving their educational goals.

Cody earned a B.S. degree in Biology with a Chemistry minor. He enjoys spending time with his young family, playing basketball, and being outdoors. While exploring nature with his family, he likes to bird, and collects specimens and rocks for viewing in his microscope. Cody also has a passion for all things space. Cody is currently working on an M.S. degree in Space Studies with a concentration in Planetary Science (Astrobiology and Geology).

As an Adjunct Instructor, Cody strives to impact his students by teaching in an engaged environment that promotes hands-on learning, expression of ideas, and student collaboration. Cody aims to teach his students how the material taught applies to the real-world and how it can be implemented in their everyday lives. In lab courses, Cody shows how errors and mistakes in procedure are excellent learning opportunities and helps develop critical analytical skills that his students can use in their future endeavors.

Cody teaches/has taught the following courses:

BIOL 1010 - General Biology
CHEM 1015 - Introduction to Chemistry Lab
CHEM 1115 - Elementary Chemistry Lab
CHEM 1225 - Principles of Chemistry II Lab