UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “D” Lab Science credit
Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in Honors Chemistry and Pre-Calculus
Note: Two Year Course
This course is critical for engineering and health science majors. All students will be prepared to take the IB in May of grade 12. Chem HL is blocked over grades 11 and 12 and emphasizes analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of scientific information. Awareness of moral, ethical, social, economic, and environmental implications of scientific ideas is key. Special option topics are Biochem. The Group 4 Project is used to evaluate personal skills as students collaborate with others in the three IB science courses to investigate a common topic. International Baccalaureate courses are open to any Granite Bay High School student. Applicable IB exam and registration fees apply. ALL students enrolled in IB courses are required to complete the entire course and sit for the external exams in May.