AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE                                                                                                                              
Course ID# 607603

Open to grades:  11-12

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of CCIM2 and CP/AP Chemistry.
Placement recommendation: Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. A grade of “B” or better in prerequisite coursework.

UC/CSU – Laboratory Science (“d”)

Advanced Placement Environmental Science is a college-level course designed to meet the requirement of the advanced placement curriculum as defined by the College Board.  The goal of this course is to provide students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems natural and human made and evaluate these problems and examine alternative solutions.  APES is designed to prepare students for the AP exam in the spring.  Students should have strong math skills and an interest in pursuing science as a major in college.