IB Biology HL
Grades 11-12
4 credits
Prerequisite: Biology I, Chemistry I, Physics I (Required grades: a B- or above in each honors science course OR an A in each academic course)

This is an advanced course in biology that is similar in breadth and depth to a first year college biology class. In addition to the standard level topics, higher level students must complete study in the following topics: nucleic acids and proteins; cell respiration and photosynthesis; human reproduction; defense against infectious diseases; nerves, muscles and movement; excretion; plant science as well as additional IB topics as determined by the instructor.