2017 - 2018 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

3881/3882 Principles of Biomedical Science A/B

0..5 credit per semester

This course provides an introduction to the biomedical sciences through hands-on projects and problems. Student work involves the study of human medicine, research processes, and an introduction to bio-informatics. Key biological concepts embedded in the curriculum include homeostasis, metabolism, inheritance of traits, feedback systems, and defense against disease. Engineering principles such as the design process, fluid dynamics, and the relationship of structure to function are included.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Special Program or Cluster Designations:
  • Career Clusters and Career and Technology Education - Biosciences, Health Science, & Medicine
  • Additional Course Information:

Principles of Biomedical Science A/B

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