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BIOLOGY (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Year

Credits:

2

Grade Level:

10

Biology is a

required

course offered for students interested in the detailed workings of living organisms. This is a

lab-oriented approach to the living world that surrounds us all. The course will present the major concepts

needed to understand and become more aware of the interactions of living things with the environment and with

each other.

CHEMISTRY (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Year

Credits:

2

Elective/Required:

Required Option

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of or enrollment in Algebra 2

Grade Level:

11, 12

This course emphasizes a system of reasoning that is applicable to all endeavors of life. The study of chemistry

is highly recommended for students planning to enter the fields of science, engineering, nursing, medicine,

dentistry, pharmacy, agriculture, forestry, home economics, teaching and many other fields which may not require

formal training after high school. This is an excellent elective to improve your background and to keep your

options open. The course incorporates activities involving up to date equipment to gather and analyze, thus

providing a background and proficiency in the use of that technology. It is a laboratory based course and requires

math skills to be successful. The complexity of the material covered increases as the year proceeds.

COLLEGE ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1 - BIO169 (NCAA)

COLLEGE ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 2 - BIO174 (NCAA)

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (Purchase of Textbook Required)

Course Length:

1 Year

Credits:

2 LCHS, 8 WITCC

Elective/Required:

Required Option

Prerequisite:

Biology, General Science, Anatomy (strongly suggested)

Grade Level:

12

A combined lecture and lab course. The relationship between structure and function and homeostasis; skeletal,

muscular and nervous system, cytology, and histology. The lecture portion of this course is primarily an internet

based lecture series and most of class time will be spent in laboratory pursuits.

Recommended: Background

in chemistry.

GENERAL SCIENCE (NCAA)

Course Length:

1 Year

Credits:

2

Grade Level:

9

General Science is

required

during the freshman year. The laboratory setting will correlate the physical

sciences, physics and chemistry. Chemistry topics will include periodic table history, chemical bonds, mixtures,

solutions, and organic compounds. Physics topics included are motion, energy, light, work and sound. Through

topical approach, the students will gain a background in above topics that will prepare them for future sciences.