425 AP BIOLOGY ADVANCED (NCAA APPROVED) 1 CREDIT
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Living Environment, Chemistry, Higher Level Math (See Advanced Placement Criteria)
An overall, in-depth approach to College Biology which makes constant references to the diversity
of organisms. Inter-dependence of organisms and their environment, adaptation and behavior, and
evolution are studied. In-depth study of selective areas and zoology, botany, comparative anatomy,
cellular physiology, genetics and heredity, and molecular biology are part of this curriculum.
Eight lecture periods per week plus independent research and extensive laboratory projects. The
examination of the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board must be passed.
College Credit: It is possible to obtain placement, credit or both. Must take the AP Exam (Friday May 14th 8 AM).
422 LIVING ENVIRONMENT RS (NCAA APPROVED) 1 credit
Biology/Living Environment Regents is a required course designed to provide students with an awareness of the natural world; basic scientific concepts, stimulation of inductive reasoning, and a basic understanding of biological processes and generalizations.
Topics included in this course are biochemistry, evolution, human physiology, reproduction and development, genetics, and ecology. The New York State Regents Exam in the final exam for this course.
Lab work (1,200 minutes) is required to sit for New York State Regents Exam.
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