This upper-level Biology course is intended for students who may be planning to major in Biology or a related science or medical field in college. The course follows the recommended topic outline provided by the College Board which includes 3 major topics; (I) Molecules and Cells, (II) Heredity and Evolution and (III) Organisms and Populations. There is also a significant lab component which includes 12 labs recommended by the College Board. Students are encouraged to take the AP Biology exam which is given in May each year. Students scoring either a 3, 4 or 5 may be given college credit or advanced course placement from their intended college.