One semester of a two-semester sequence in introductory biology designed to meet the needs of students interested in transferring to four-year institutions and majoring in biological sciences or related fields, as well as students interested in entering programs in pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, and related areas. Course focuses on the nature of science, the diversity and the unity of life, evolution, inheritance, ecology, plant function and reproduction, animal physiology, and animal development. Through laboratory investigations, students develop cognitive and laboratory skills and experience with model organisms used in many areas of biological research. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.
- Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
- Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
- Natural Sciences
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Score of 7 in the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) biology exam.