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Associate of Science Biology
Associate of Science Biology

Associate of Science Biology

  • ID:CoNC010026
  • Level:University Preparation/ Transfer Program
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • Provide a scanned copy of your passport data pages.
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples)
  • ABE/CCP Advanced Certificate
  • GED Certificate
  • Completion of Grade 11 with an outstanding academic record in the year of application.

English Requirement

  • Provide proof of English Language Proficiency either a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), an IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent as determined by the College of New Caledonia or have completed CNC’s English for Academic Purposes. 

Course Information

Biology is a rapidly changing field where new discoveries are constantly expanding our understanding of our place in the universe. People with knowledge and skills in biological science are in high demand around the world.

CNC offers first- and second-year university-level biology courses that prepare you for careers in biological sciences, education and health care.

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  • BIO-107, Cellular & Organismal Biology, 3, 15 weeks

  • BIO-120, Genetics, Evolution & Ecology, 3, 15 weeks

  • BIO-201, Cell Structure, 3, 15 weeks

  • CHEM-203, Organic Chemistry I, 3, 15 weeks

  • CHEM-204, Organic Chemistry II, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-103, Composition & Style, 3, 15 weeks

  • BIO-202, Intro to Biochemistry, 3, 15 weeks

  • BIO-215, Microbiology, 3, 15 weeks

  • BIO-220, Introductory Genetics, 3, 15 weeks

One of:

  • CHEM-111, Fundamentals of Chemistry I, 3, 15 weeks

  • CHEM-113, Introduction to Chemistry I, 3, 15 weeks

One of:

  • CHEM-112, Fundamentals of Chemistry II, 3, 15 weeks

  • CHEM-114, Introduction to Chemistry II, 3, 15 weeks

One of:

  • PHYS-105, General Physics I, 3, 15 weeks

One of:

  • PHYS-106, General Physics II, 3, 15 weeks

  • 3 additional credits in 100 level English

  • Arts Electives 6 credits 100 level or higher - Excluding required English, Math and lab-based science Electives 6 credits 100 level or higher Arts or Science courses or other subjects with university transfer credit

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Academic Upgrading

  • TYPE:, Part Time

  • Full Time

  • LENGTH:, 1 year

  • CAMPUS:, Burns Lake - Fort St. James - Mackenzie - Prince George - Quesnel - Vanderhoof

  • FEES:, BC Adult Education is Tuition-Free*

  • START DATE:, Spring 2020 - Spring 2021

  • DELIVERY:, Alternate Delivery

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our biology students can use the Associate of Science with a concentration in Biology as a springboard into a range of cutting-edge and highly regarded fields, including:

  • Pharmacy

  • Medicine

  • Nursing

  • Dental hygiene

  • Biotechnology

Students can also apply our courses towards the completion of a bachelor’s degree. Associate degrees from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical Insurance:$1800CAD ($75.00 per month, per student, effective Jan. 1, 2020.)

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