Honors Biology 1
Year – 1.0 credit; Freshman; No Prerequisite
This course is open to all freshmen based on their science and math placement tests or the recommendation of their eighth grade teacher. No prerequisite is required, but laboratory skills, such as prior use of a microscope, are preferred. Honors Biology I topics will be enhanced with work involving problem solving, application, critical thinking, reading comprehension, independent research and group work. The course presents Biology from the cellular point of view. Units covered include cell processes, cell reproduction, genetics, evolution, microorganisms, plants, animals, taxonomy and human body systems.