2020 - 2021 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

3641/3642 Biology, Advanced Placement A/B (NGSS-BC)

0.5 credit per semester

Biology AP is for highly motivated students with interest in biology. The course emphasizes laboratory investigations and builds on the concepts covered in Biology. Students prepare to take the AP Biology examination at the end of the course. Topics in Biology AP include chemistry of life, cytology, cellular energetics, genetics, diversity of life, evolution, ecology, and behavior. Dissections may occur in this course. See Alternatives to Dissection at the end of the Science section. This course is NGSS aligned.

Biology A/B
Chemistry A/B
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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Biology, Advanced Placement A/B (NGSS-BC)

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