Pre-University Biology


Pre-University Biology at Saint Mary’s is an online course designed to prepare you for university level biology. Through labs, discussion postings, and unit tests, you will have the chance to engage with an extensive amount of material in a short period of time. The course content is modeled after the Nova Scotia Biology 12 (academic) curriculum and meets Saint Mary's lab science requirement for admission into a Bachelor of Science.

Pre-requisites: This course does not have pre-requisite requirements. 

Course Outline:

  • Cellular Biology
  • Cell reproduction and Development
  • Genetics
  • Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium
  • Evolution
  • Ecology

Upcoming Courses

Fall 2023: Monday, September 18, 2023 - Sunday, December 10, 2023

Winter 2024: Monday, January 15, 2024 - Sunday, April 7, 2024

General Course Information

Instructor: Jennifer Saulnier
Day & Time: Course is online with check-ins scheduled by instructor. Courses are asynchronous.
Course Fee:  $550
Required Materials: Students must have access to a computer with internet and access to a writing software (MS Word preferred).
Other Requirements: This course will be taught online using Brightspace. Please confirm that you meet all system and browser requirements by visiting the Brightspace website.


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