AP Biology is a course based on the content established and copyrighted by the College Board. The course is not intended to be used as a dual credit course. The major themes of the course include: The process of evolution drives the diversity and unity of life, Biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to grow, to reproduce and to maintain dynamic homeostasis, Living systems store, retrieve, transmit and respond to information essential to life processes, Biological systems interact, and these systems and their interactions possess complex properties.
Recommended Grade Level: 11, 12
Recommended Prerequisite: Biology I and Chemistry I
Credits: 2 semester course, 1 credit per semester
Counts as a Science Course for all diplomas
Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course