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PPA-STEM - Human Body Systems (HBS)


Grades 10, 11, 12

PLTW Biomedical Science Pathway

College Credit Capable
Milwaukee School of Engineering - Transcripted Credit
Students who attend MSOE may earn college credit for certain PLTW courses. Learn more at The comparable college course is BI-1002. 

To earn credit, a student will need:

  • A grade of B or better in the course
  • A score of 7 or higher on the end-of-course exam
  • To pay a $200 fee

Through projects such as determining the identity of a skeleton using both forensic anthropology and DNA analysis, students examine the interactions of human body systems and apply what they know to solve real-world medical cases.

  • Prerequisite: Principles of Biomedical Science or junior/senior with instructor approval
  • Required: No
  • Note: In order to stay in the course for the full year, a student must have a B- at the semester.
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • HBS
  • PPA - STEM Biomedical Science
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