AP Environmental Science

Credits: 1.5

AP Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary, rigorous college-level science course that provides students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, to evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and to examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing them. Students must take this course both semesters, with the class meeting every other day in the second semester.


Prerequisites: Science Research Methods and Environmental Systems (Accelerated) grade >85 or (Standard) grade >90 and Algebra II (Accelerated) This course may be taken instead of Science Research Methods with departmental recommendation.