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Welcome to Foothill High School Science Department

Requirements for high school graduation:

Two years of Science comprising:
  • One year of Biological Science with a grade of D or better in all semesters.
  • One year of Physical Science with a grade of D or better in all semesters
  • Biological Science and Physical Science courses provide students with graduation credits but are not UC approved Lab Science courses

Requirements for four Year Colleges and Universities:

  • Two years of science with a grade of C or better in all semesters
  • Competitive students for UC admission will usually have three years of lab sciences.  Many other colleges require or recommend three or more years of science
  • Foothill High School provides the following courses in Biological Sciences:
    • Biology
    • AP Biology
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Zoology
  • Foothill High School provides the following courses in Physical Sciences:
    • Chemistry
    • Honors Chemistry
    • AP Chemistry
    • Conceptual Physics
    • Physics
    • AP Physics