UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “D” Lab Science credit
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in CCIM1, and English 9 or concurrent enrollment.
College preparatory class that encourages student responsibility for learning through a variety of experiences that include developing biological literacy, working cooperatively in lab groups, recognizing and evaluating relationships between technology and society, and developing critical thinking skills, implementing model-based reasoning. Topics studied include cell biology, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Placement Recommendation: Strong reading and reasoning skills are essential. Students reading below grade level may have difficulty.