A course designed for those students who require first year biology in their program of study or who wish to go on to further study in biology. The course includes cell biology, biochemistry, and an examination of the processes of life in the plant and animal body. A strong emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills through problem solving, research design, and laboratory analysis.
BIOL 12 or equivalent and CHEM 11 or equivalent. Students lacking the stated prerequisites may enrol in the course with written permission of the School Chair; however, they should be aware that they will be required to do additional work. This course is available via Distance Education, but requires attendance at weekly on-site labs.