AP Environmental Science

Course Title: AP Environmental Science

Course ID: 607603

Grade Level:10-12

UC/CSU a-g: area “d”

Prerequisite:  Grade of C or better in CP Biology.

This course is designed for highly motivated college-bound students. This course provides students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems, both natural and human-made, to evaluate the relative risks associated with those problems, and to examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing them. Students will be engaged in the study and monitoring of our local community both in the laboratory and in the field. These studies will include population studies of local ecosystems and air, water, and soil analysis.