Meets Graduation Requirement in Life Science; Meets CSU/UC “D” RequirementPrerequisite: C or higher is high school level Biology and Chemistry. Due to the rigor of this course, Rio recommends that students consult with their current scienceteacher for advisement.Grades: 11-12 (1 year)10 CreditsDESCRIPTION: This course is designed to be the equivalent of an introductory, survey biology class taken in college. This course involves an in depth study of the major areas of biology and advanced laboratory experiments complementing course content. Some areas of study include biochemistry, cell biology, bioenergetics, evolution, physiology and ecology. Students will be prepared to take the AP Biology exam which is optional but highly encouraged. This is considered an honors course (5 point grading scale) for admission to most universities. Upon passage of the AP Biology exam, students may receive college credit.
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