Course Number: 404/405
Full Year; 10 Units
UC/CSU Approved: Laboratory Science area “D” requirement. Satisfies one year of Science graduation requirement.
Biology Honors is a lab-oriented course designed to be an introduction to the science of life. Through lectures and lab experiences, the following topics are explored: evolution, genetics, ecology, cells and an overview of all biological systems, with an emphasis on the biochemical processes. This course requires more critical thinking skills and independent work within groups. This class will prepare students for the SAT II exam in molecular biology.
- Campbell Biology Concepts and Connections; 9th Edition, 2018; Pearson. (with Mastering Biology)
- ISBN# 9780134653402 (e-text + Mastering Biology)
Students are strongly encouraged to buy the text directly from Pearson.
To locate the book on their website, go to Pearson → enter school’s zipcode (92116) → select OLP → enter ISBN
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Estimated Homework Per Class:
High School Placement Test
Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better for all other students.