Course title

6860 Zoology ** with 6840 Botany and Microbiology**



Course description

6860 Zoology **Credits:††††††††††††††††††††† † †† 5 (semester course)Prerequisite(s):†††††††††† † † Biology or Teacher approvalMeets requirement(s):††† ScienceOpen to Grades:†††††††††††† 10; 11 & 12Zoology students study the major phyla of the animal kingdom. Life cycles; anatomy and physiology; reproduction; ecology; and economic benefits are emphasized. Correlated sciences would include entomology; herpetology; mammalogy; parasitology; and ornithology. This class should appeal not only to students who desire a career in biology; but also for others who have an interest in learning about the natural world around them. Laboratory dissections are a required component of this class.†**At FRHS:†Zoology and Botany and Microbiology are merged into one integrated yearlong course.*6840 Botany and Microbiology**Credits:†††††††††††††††††††††††† 5 (semester course)Prerequisites:††††††††††††††† Biology or Teacher approvalMeets requirement(s):†† ScienceOpen to Grades:††††††††††† 10; 11 & 12This course studies plants; viruses; and bacteria. Class topics include phylogeny; plant anatomy and physiology; growth requirements; and edible species. Also included is a study of microorganisms with an emphasis on pathological species. Aseptic laboratory techniques are used. This course is for students with an interest in biology and the biomedical sciences.†**At FRHS:†Zoology and Botany and Microbiology are merged into one integrated yearlong course. There is a course fee.*

School country

United States

School state


School city

Fort Collins

High school

Fort Collegeins High School

School / district Address

5400 Ziegler Rd

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

Approved date

Online / Virtual