IB SPORTS, EXERCISE AND HEALTH SCIENCE (SEHS) SL
Credit: 1 unit
*IB SEHS is an IB elective course and fulfills the Health and Wellness graduation requirement.
PREREQUISITE: B- or higher in Biology I / AS Biology I and Chemistry I / AS Chemistry I and / or teacher approval
One-year program: This course incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, physical
activity and health, and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise and health. Students will cover a wide range
of core and option topics and carry out practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings. This will
provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and understanding necessary to apply scientific principles and critically analyze
human performance. Where relevant, the course will address issues of international dimension and ethics by considering sport,
exercise and health relative to the individual and in a global context. Refer to the Advanced Studies section for IB
distinctions, grading, testing and exam fee requirements.