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 and is available from September to June at BCIT Test Centres or at an approved exam invigilation location elsewhere in Canada. For more information, please contact the Program Assistant for Basic Health Sciences at 604-432-8831. Please refer to the Biology 12 entrance requirement set by the Program for which you are applying to determine the minimum grade.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.
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This is a distance education course. Start any time during the Fall 2014 term. You have 1 week from the date you register to complete this course.
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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. The format is 115 multiple choice questions and is 1.5 hours. Exam can be taken once (lifetime). 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. Specific information regarding exam writing process will be emailed to students upon registration. Exam is available between Sept 8 and Dec 5. Contact program assistant firstname.lastname@example.org for approval to register. Please provide BCIT student number where possible.
Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Upon successful completion of this exam, the student will:
Have the program entrance requirement established by the program for which they are applying.
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