CSI Biology (Honors)

  • SPC Biology I (Honors)

    Course Number(s): S495151, S495153
    Length: 1 Semester (4 Credits)
    Prerequisits: C or better in Accelerated Biology or teacher recommendation
    Grade: 11-12

    This is a semester-long course that studies biological processes including cell chemistry, metabolism, reproduction, genetics, and complex cell physiology. The lab component covers the application of concepts through observation, experimentation, and problem analysis. This course is intended for students who may become biology majors, students requiring a strong biological background for selected majors, including nursing and other allied health fields, or interested college students. Students are encouraged to register for CIS Biology II. The course is offered during Fall Semester only and should be taken the same year as CIS Biology II.

    Note: College in the Schools is a program in which a St. Paul College course is taught in high school. Upon successful completion of this course, students receive five semester credits from the St. Paul College.

     

    CSI Biology II (Honors)

    Course Number(s): S495251, S495253
    Length: 1 Semester (4 Credits)
    Prerequisits: C or better in CIS Biology I
    Grade: 11-12

    This is a semester-long course that covers biological processes, including a survey of life forms (viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi, plants, and animals), their evolution, and ecology. The laboratory focuses on organism taxonomy, classification, and mammalian systems, including comparative anatomy, organism dissections, ecological interrelationships of organisms and their environment, and independent biome research projects. The course is offered during Spring Semester only and should be taken the same year as CIS Biology II.

    Note: College in the Schools is a program in which a St. Paul College course is taught in high school. Upon successful completion of this course, students receive five semester credits from the St. Paul College.