Garin College Garin College

Level 3 Biology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Northage.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to study NCEA Level 2 Biology and be successful in both internals and external assessments. Entry without meeting this can be discussed with the Head of Faculty

This course involves a study of plant and animal responses to their environment, genetics and evolution, homeostasis in humans, human biological and cultural evolution. It is designed for those students who have an interest in Biology, whether or not they intend to pursue a career in the field of science.

This is a recommended course for students considering tertiary study in Health Sciences, AgriCommerce, AgriScience, Medical Laboratory Science, Veterinary Science and Technology, Biomedical Science, Nursing, Dental Technology, Physical Education and numerous majors in a Science or Applied Science degree.

The following standard may be available as alternative to those listed below:

A.S. 91603 v3 Biology 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment - 5 credits, external



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 Biology Workbook


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.