All students must take three years of science to graduate.
One of these courses must be either Life Science or Biology.
One of these courses must be a physical science, such as Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics.
The third course can be any science class of your choice.
Students that are college bound must pass Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Marine Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and any AP classes with a grade of "C" or better for transcript acceptance by any State College or University.
The underlined courses below are not accepted for A-G requirements for college prepatory class work.
Course offerings at Merced High:
Life Science - 9th graders only
AG Life Science - concurrent involvement with FFA
Environmental Science - 10th and 11th grade
EL Environmental Science - English learners at level 1 and 2 of English aquisition
AG Environmental Science - concurrent involvement with FFA
Earth Science - 10th and 11th grade
AG Earth Science - concurrent involvement with FFA
Course options for College bound students 10th -12th grade
AG Biology Chemistry Physics
AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics
Marine Biology - elective - 11th and 12th graders
Anatomy and Physiology - elective - 11th and 12th graders