This is a college level course in Biology. The course is designed to prepare students to take an advanced placement test and earn up to eight college credits in Biology. Students are requried to perform all of the twelve laboratory exercises (3 hours each) some of which may extend beyond the school day.
This course may include the dissection of preserved animal specimens. Alternative activities are provided should the student or parent request non-participation. The parent should request non-participation. The parent should submit a written request for the alternative activities to the course instructor. This course satisfies the Maryland Environmental Literacy graduation requirement.