Flow Chart of Science and Technology Courses at TJ

 

 

Science and Technology Flowchart of Classes

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The information detailed in the images and PDF above is written below:

Required and Elective Core Science Courses

Biology

9th Grade - Honors Biology  (PreReq: None; CoReq: IBEST) Required

10th, 11th, or 12th Grade - AP Biology (PreReq: Honors Biology; CoReq: None) Elective

 

Chemistry

Summer after 9th Grade (optional) - Honors Chemistry (PreReq: Math 2/3; CoReq: Math 2/3) 

10th Grade - Honors Chemistry (PreReq: Math 2/3; CoReq: Math 2/3) Required

10th, 11th, or 12th Grade - AP Chemistry (PreReq: Honors Chemistry; CoReq: None) Elective

 

Physics (One Course Required)

11th Grade - Honors Physics (PreReq: Math 4/5; CoReq: Math 4/5)

11th or 12th Grade - AP Physics C (PreReq: BC Calc; CoReq: BC Calc)c

 

Geosystems 

12th Grade - Geosystems (PreReq: Honors Physics; CoReq: None)

 

Technology

9th Grade - Technology 9 (Design and Tech) (PreReq: None; CoReq: IBEST)

 

Senior Labs and Associated Electives

Interdisciplinary Science Research

Oceanography and Geophysical Systems Research Laboratory

PreReq: Advanced Marine Biology

Complimentary Courses:

  • DNA 1 and DNA 2
  • Energy Systems 1 or 2
  • Prototyping 1 and 2
  • AP Chemistry
  • Geospatial Analysis

 

Neuroscience Research Laboratory

PreReq: All Courses in one pathway

  • Biology Pathway
    • AP Biology
    • Neurobiology
  • Computer Science Pathway
    • Artificial Intelligence 1
    • Artificial Intelligence 2
    • AP BC Calculus
  • Engineering Pathway
    • Robotics 1
    • Robotics 2
    • AP BC Calculus

Complimentary Courses:​​​​​​​

  • Analog or Digital Electronics
  • DNA 1 and DNA 2
  • AP Physics C
  • Robotics 1 and Robotics 2
  • Microbial Genomics

 

Physical Science Research

Chemical Analysis and Nano Chemistry Research Laboratory

PreReq: None

Complimentary Courses: 

  • AP Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • One or more of AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Statistics, or AP BC Calculus  

 

Quantum Physics and Optics Research Laboratory

PreReq: AP Physics C

Complimentary Courses:

  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Computational Physics
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • AMT

 

Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Laboratory

PreReq: None

Complimentary Courses:

  • Astronomy Solar System
  • Astronomy Universe

 

Biological Research

Biotechnology Research Laboratory

PreReq: DNA Science 1

Complimentary Courses: 

  • DNA Science 2
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • Microbial Genomics

 

Technology Research

Combined Engineering Research 

PreReq: Any TWO of the Technology courses in this column

  • Robotics 1 and Robotics 2
  • Prototyping 1 and Prototyping 2
  • Analog Electronics and Digital Electronics
  • Energy Systems 1 and Energy Systems 2
  • CAD
  • Engineering Design

Complimentary Courses:

  • Any additional Technology courses
  • AP Computer Science
  • Any other CS course

* Complementary courses are not required courses. They can be useful to deepen specific knowledge and provide more specific skills to facilitate senior projects.