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Biology Lab Resources

BIOL 325: Introductory Microbiology
Study Schedule

The following schedule is suggested to help students complete the course in about sixteen weeks—the normal amount of time for a course of this type in a campus-based setting. Students may, of course, proceed more quickly, or more slowly; however, they must write the final examination within six months of their "start date." See Athabasca University Calendar for details.

Note: Students registered in a grouped-study version of the course, or those receiving financial assistance, may face more rigorous time constraints. All students should check their course registration for any restrictions, and be prepared to adjust their schedule.

Week Activity
1 Complete Units 1 and 2
2 Complete Units 3 and 4
3 Complete Unit 5

Complete TME 1 and submit it to your tutor for grading
4 Complete Unit 6
5-6 Complete Unit 7

Request the mid-course examination
7 Complete Unit 8

Complete TME 2 and submit it to your tutor for grading
8 Study for and write the midterm examination
9 Complete Unit 9
10 Complete Units 10 and 11
11-12 Complete Unit 12

Complete TME 3 and submit it to your tutor for grading
13 Complete Unit 13

Request the final examination
14 Complete Unit 14
15 Complete Unit 15

Complete TME 4 and submit it to your tutor for grading
16 Study for and write the midterm examination

Updated December 11 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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