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I am going to be a sophmore in high school and next year that will be taking classes at a local community college to earn both college and high school creidits. I plan on taking an Intro. to Chemistry course, a bio course, and Intros to Sociology and Psychology. I'm doing this because the upper level science teacher at my school isn't really that good of a teacher and chemistry and biology are required for graduation. I was wondering, for my bio course, if I should take Human Biology or Anatomy and Physiology I (which has Intro to Chem as a prereq). I am interested in both and will be taking both eventually but I was wondering which would be better to take now because I have very limited experience in Bio.

Thanks for your help in advance.
 

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Michael De Coro, DMD - AKA Steve McAwesome
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How strong is your bio background? I'm guessing you at least took regular highschool bio. At my community college Human Bio was more of a general ed class for non-science majors to take, and though I'm not sure how it is at your school, it sounds like intro basic physio. A&P at my school was a pretty intensive pre-nursing class, so if you're sure you're going to take the two, I'd start with the human bio to give yourself a foundation. If you're only going to take one, I'd say take the A&P - it won't be nearly as in depth as the version you'll take in med/dent/health etc school, but it would better prepare you than the human bio.

Good luck!
 
Mar 20, 2010
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I haven't taken HS Bio yet. Like I said, the Bio teacher at my school isn't much of a teacher really. Thats the reason im taking both of them so that they fullfill my Bio requirement to graduate and I actually learn something.

I was leaning more toward Human Bio first, just wanted to get a second opinion. Thanks again!