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College of Extended Learning

University Prep Biology

CALS 4014

This non-credit interactive course is intended to prepare students for university-level biology courses. This course is fast-paced and takes place over 10 weeks. Assessment includes (but is not limited to) weekly quizzes, a mid-term, and final exam.

Dates: Starts Sept. 14*
Cost: $350 + HST

*The last day to enroll is Sept. 10 (by 4 p.m.). The last day to drop for a refund is Sept. 18 (by 4 p.m.).

Topics include:

Cell structure; Mitosis and cellular reproduction; Meiosis and the production of gametes; DNA structure and replication; Gene expression: protein synthesis and genetic mutation; Mendelian genetics; Inheritance; Genetic engineering/human genomics; Evolutionary theory; Mechanisms and patterns of evolution; Neuron structure and function; Central and peripheral nervous systems; Glands and hormone action; Homeostasis and feedback mechanisms; Male and female reproductive systems; Fertilization, development and childbirth; and, reproductive technologies and ethical considerations.

Textbook:

Miller & Levine. (2010). Biology. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN 978-0-13-366951-0

The textbook is mandatory, and students must have it on the start date of the course. You may purchase the textbook through the University Bookstore, either in-person or online.

This course is delivered entirely online via Desire2Learn (D2L) and Skype for Business. Students must have access to a computer, microphone and speakers, or a headset. Students will be required to participate in a live, interactive session to take place one evening per week for the duration of the course. Students will also be required to submit a final exam form.

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Note: If paying with internet banking it may take 3-5 days for the payment to reach UNB and for your registration to be complete.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact: Lorna Campbell
Email: universityprep@unb.ca