Welcome to Biology
This course is an introductory laboratory-based course designed to meet the SC Curriculum Standards in Science. Students will be introduced to the major units of biological science: inquiry, biochemistry, cells, the cell cycle, cellular energy, structure and function of DNA and RNA, heredity, evolution and ecology. Critical thinking and an appreciation for the nature of science will be developed through laboratory experiences. Students planning on enrolling in a four-year college should take this course. Students must pass this course in order to receive a state high school diploma. A state mandated end-of-course examination is required.