SBI100 - PSC - Biology - Summer 2024

Credit hours: 3
Course fee: $795
Date: May 6 - August 5, 2024

Biology (SBI100) is a 3-credit, 14 week introductory course that will provide students with a solid core foundation in basic and applied human biology. Through on-line self-study modules, tutorials, quizzes, exercises, and assignments, students will learn to use relevant terminology and concepts in a biological context. The course will emphasize the molecular and cellular basis of life, biochemical processes, cellular structure and function. 

Students will have complete weekly on-line self-study modules and will interact online with the course instructor one evening a week in an on-line tutorial session. Students are expected to be prepared for these tutorial sessions (i.e. have completed the on-line modules). 

The application of biology fundamentals to naturopathic medicine is integrated throughout the course, providing students with a unique opportunity to learn biology within the context of naturopathic medicine.

Each course is 14-weeks in duration (3-credits) and is delivered in a blended learning style, which includes online self-study modules with weekly live interactive online tutorial sessions one evening per week with the course instructor. Anticipate a minimum of 8 - 10 hours per week to complete course work. The passing grade is 60% and assessments will consist of participation (10%)one quiz per module (10%), assignments (10%), as well as one midterm exam (30%) and a final exam (40%) which will be facilitated online and proctored via remote invigilation.

No prerequisites are required.

A digital copy of the textbook is included with the purchase of the course.

Online Session Time
Monday's 8-9pm (ET) / 5-6pm (PT) via Zoom