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HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS (HBS)

WEIGHTED: 0.666
Grade: 11-12

Credit: 1 unit
(Grade 10 upon successful completion of PBS & teacher approval)

PREREQUISITE: 1 unit of credit required in Biology I or Adv. Studies Biology I and 1 unit of credit required in Chemistry/Adv.
Studies Chemistry I; may be taken concurrently; strongly recommend B- or above average in science coursework.
This course follows the curriculum set by the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences Program. It serves as a foundation for
STEM-centered or specialized academies. The course is designed to prepare students to pursue a post-secondary education and
careers in the biomedical sciences. Students that take this course are encouraged to continue the PLTW Biomedical Path offered
at Summit Technology Academy and consider the IBCP certificate. Students will explore human body systems by function through
inquiry-based learning projects including student-led research, presentations, and posters.
May be offered for dual credit for eligible students. Dual credit information can be found under the Advanced Studies
section.