Core Concepts - CSN Biological Sciences
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A Biology 'Boot Camp' at CSN

The CORE Concepts Biology Boot Camp* is a five week summer workshop designed to help students pass Biology 189, the introductory course for most Health Science majors.


Nine hours per week in small group instruction, participating in activities and assignments that focus on the most difficult concepts in BIOL 189 while developing biology reading and study skills.


The program will be held on the West Charleston Campus of CSN. The course will run Mon, Wed, Fri from 9am-12 noon; June 11-July 13, 2018.


The program is FREE.
All students who complete the program receive a $700 stipend and a tote bag with class supplies!

Student Application

The CORE Concepts Biology Bootcamp.


This year's program is full.

The application will become available again next Spring semester.

Contact Information

Dr. Sonja Burd

Director, College of Southern Nevada

  North Las Vegas S-206-J
  (702) 651-4402 | Obscure_burd

† Students must attend >90% of classes to receive the stipend. Acceptance of application required; seating is limited.

* Supported by a grant from the National Center for Research Resources (5P20RR016464-11) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (8P20GM103440-11)

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