This course is a highly challenging two-semester laboratory course equivalent to a first level college biology course. It is specifically designed to follow the Advanced Placement curriculum. This curriculum will greatly enhance students’ confidence and academic interest in the areas of cellular biology, heredity, molecular genetics, evolutionary biology, and plant and animal physiology. Emphasis will be placed on the concepts and themes of biology. Students who complete this course have the option of taking the AP Biology Examination and receiving college credit for their work.