COURSE TITLE YEAR PREREQUISITES CREDIT
The course will cover all major fields in biology; the units of study include cytology, genetics, human anatomy and physiology, zoology, botany and ecology. The course is taught from the perspective that all life was created by God. A variety of learning strategies are utilized including: lecture, reading, independent research, video/computer presentation and an extensive use of hands on laboratory investigations.
Chemistry emphasizes the structure and interaction of matter with matter. Major topics of study include organization of chemistry, chemical formulas and equations, phases of matter, and solutions of acids, bases, and salts. The principles of scientific problem solving are taught in laboratory situations. Advanced topics organic, biochemistry and descriptive chemistry may also be covered time permitting. Safety goggles are required (available through school for approximately $7.50)
Students in this course will study in the following areas: mechanics, thermodynamics, wave motion phenomena and its relation to sound and light, electricity, modern physics. Lab work is required.
This course is designed for the college bound student who is considering a medical of health related career. The units of study include human cells, tissues, and detailed anatomical and physiological processes of the human body.
HONORS CHEMISTRY (SC 450) 11,12 SC 300 AND DEPT. APPROVAL 2
This course is designed to thoroughly prepare students for a first year college general chemistry course and generally follows the College Board’s AP Chemistry Topic Outline. Honors Chemistry presents a rigorous treatment of the following concepts: the nature of matter, gas laws, thermodynamics, stoichiometry, bonding, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, and more.