The Biology 12 Challenge Exam addresses topics related to the general principles of human body structure and function based on the British Columbia Biology 12 Curriculum. It covers material related to the chemical organization of the human body, DNA and its function, cells and membrane function, and the structure and function of the following organ systems: digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, renal / urinary and reproductive. This exam is offered to applicants to Programs in the BCIT School of Health Sciences requiring Biology 12. Please refer to the Biology 12 entrance requirement set by the Program for which you are applying to determine the minimum grade.
Exam is designed for those well versed in the topics covered in BC Biology 12 curriculum and who previously scored a mark equivalent to or exceeding mark required by their program of choice. There are no study materials or instructor support provided in preparation for exam. Please review the information (link) that outlines the material tested. www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/sciences/2006biology1112.pdf Page 19 & 20 for summary Page 45-74 for detailed descriptions. The exam is 115 multiple choice questions ( 1.5 hours) and can ONLY be taken once (lifetime). IF a student registers and writes this exam a second time, they will be given the mark from their first writing. Mark will be submitted to Student Records and appropriate Admissions Officer upon completion and before program closing deadline. For non-local students residing outside of the Greater Vancouver Region (Squamish to Abbotsford), online exams can be proctored at an accredited institution. Follow up instructions will be e-mailed after registering. CHALLENGE EXAM IS NON REFUNDABLE
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