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BHSC 0020 - Anatomy and Physiology Challenge Exam

Basic Health Sciences Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

Exam addresses topics related to the fundamentals of human body structure and function based on curriculum of 6-credits of post-secondary anatomy and physiology course (s). It covers material related to body organization, cytology, histology and the structure and function of the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive. No study materials and/or instructor support are provided. See for an outline of the material tested.





Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 42710

Nov 20 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 20 Fri 17:30 - 19:30 BBY Online Delivery




  1. Exam is designed for Bachelor of Science Nursing Applicants that have taken a 6 credit Anatomy and Physiology course and received a minimum C+ (67%) but does not meet the three (3) year recency requirement. No study materials or instructor support provided in preparation for exam as students are expected to have proficiency with the material. The challenge exam is two (2) hours and can be taken once (lifetime) and requires a minimum of 75% to pass. If a student registers and writes this exam a second time, the mark from their first attempt will be used. Mark will be submitted to Student Records and 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. Questions? contact CHALLENGE EXAM IS NON REFUNDABLE
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of exam, students will have Anatomy and Physiology entrance requirement for the Nursing program fulfilled.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013


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