BIOL 1009 Introduction to Biological Principles I | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Biological Principles I

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Biology BIOL 1009 Three (3) credit hours

This course is the online version of the BIOL1001 lecture course. We start off the course by reviewing general cell features, then we explore fundamental biological principles starting at the molecular level and building up to a deeper understanding of the biological processes within cells that are essential for sustaining life.

NOTE: This course is designed for science students. Students intending to major in Biology must also take BIOL 1006. Credit will not be given for both BIOL 1001 and BIOL 1009.

Instructor: Dr. Meghann Bruce (please contact the instructor for an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • This course is a great foundation for future studies in biology and related academic fields of study.
  • As an asynchronous online course, the timeline for this course is flexible and is able to accommodate a busy student’s schedule. Students decide when to move to the next topic and when to write their tests/final.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 2 x Tests (60% total)
  • 1 x Final Test (40% total)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.