(a-g) / Elective
Grade Level: 11-12
Grade Level Restrictions: 11th and 12th Grade Only
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in Biology or Molecular Biology
(Satisfies Biology Science Graduation Requirement and the University of California Life Science “a-g” requirement)
This course is a comprehensive study of the structure, function, and organization of the human body, as related through the common functional themes of support, movement, integration, regulation, maintenance, reproduction, and development of the human body. Disease prevention and health are emphasized themes. Lab activities (including dissection), cooperative learning, and critical thinking skills are essential for success in this course. Organ Systems covered during the year include: Integumentary System, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Digestive System, Respiratory System, Cardiovascular System, Lymphatic/Immune System, Urinary/Excretory System, and Reproductive System.