Science

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Discipline Minimum HSP Recommended HSP Distinguished Achievement Program*
Science ¤

Two credits:
• Biology
• Integrated Physics and Chemistry


May substitute Chemistry or Physics for IPC but must use the other as academic elective credit

Four credits:
• Biology, AP Biology, or IB Biology
• Chemistry, AP Chemistry, or IB Chemistry
• Physics, Principles of Technology, AP Physics, or IB Physics
• The additional credit may be IPC and must be successfully completed prior to chemistry and physics.
• The fourth credit may be selected from any of the following:
› Aquatic Science
› Astronomy
› Earth and Space Science
› Environmental Systems
› AP Biology
› AP Chemistry
› AP Physics B
› AP Physics C
› AP Environmental Science
› IB Biology
› IB Chemistry
› IB Physics
› IB Environmental Systems
› Scientific Research and Design (CTE)
› Anatomy and Physiology (CTE)
› Engineering Design and › roblem Solving (CTE)
› Medical Microbiology (CTE)
› Pathophysiology (CTE)
› Advanced Animal Science (CTE)
› Advanced Biotechnology (CTE)
› Advanced Plant and Soil Science (CTE)
› Food Science (CTE)
› Forensic Science (CTE)
Four credits:
• Biology, AP Biology, or IB Biology
• Chemistry, AP Chemistry, or IB Chemistry
• Physics, AP Physics, or IB Physics
• After successful completion of a biology course, a chemistry course, and a physics course, the fourth credit may be selected from any of the following:
› Aquatic Science
› Astronomy
› Earth and Space Science
› Environmental Systems
› AP Biology
› AP Chemistry
› AP Physics B
› AP Physics C
› AP Environmental Science
› IB Biology
› IB Chemistry
› IB Physics
› IB Environmental Systems
› Scientific Research and Design (CTE)
› Anatomy and Physiology (CTE)
› Engineering Design and › roblem Solving (CTE)
› Medical Microbiology (CTE)
› Pathophysiology (CTE)
› Advanced Animal Science (CTE)
› Advanced Biotechnology (CTE)
› Advanced Plant and Soil Science (CTE)
› Food Science (CTE)
› Forensic Science (CTE)

¤ College Board advanced placement, college-level concurrent/dual enrollment, and International Baccalaureate courses may be substituted for requirements in appropriate areas.

* Distinguished Achievement Program requirements also include student achievement of four advanced measures.