College Principles of Biomedical Science - PLTW

Science Department


Course ID: SCI103 

Credit: 1     

Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12      

Prerequisite: none


  • Note: This course is offered as a part of the Biomedical pathway in the IB Career-related Program (IBCP). 

  • Course Description: In this course, students explore concepts of biology and medicine as they take on roles of different medical professionals to solve real-world problems. Over the course of the year, students are challenged in various scenarios including investigating a crime scene to solve a mystery, diagnosing, and proposing treatment to patients in a family medical practice, to tracking down and containing a medical outbreak at a local hospital, stabilizing a patient during an emergency, and collaborating with others to design solutions to local and global medical problems.