live: $ 480
rec.: $ 430
Prerequisite: Physical Science
The goal of this course is to provide students with a deeper respect and understanding of living creatures as designed by God. Students study common characteristics to all living things, chemistry as it relates to life, cytology, mitosis and meiosis, chromosomes and proteins, ph, reproduction, genetics, taxonomy, human body systems and ecology. The course include relevant labs in which students may observe or participate.
Weekly homework reinforces the concepts taught in class and the instructor is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Additional time may be required of students to complete labs both with the instructor and independently. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Students may take this class for Honors credit. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.