Course Catalog

Research 3 (#1700320)

GPA Weighting:
SUS Admissions:
Bright Futures:
Graduation Requirements:

This course will meet an academic elective requirement but does not count as an equally rigorous science course to be used towards the science graduation requirment.


Principal Approved Assessment

Placement Consideration:

Students interested in scientific research and with availability in their schedule should be considered for placement.


Research 2 - 1700310    

Next Course in Progression:
AP Capstone Research - 1700510
Other Information:

This course is designed to be offered in conjunction with other equally rigorous science courses and afford students the opportunity to conduct scientific research and experimentation.

Approved Resources:


Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop proficient knowledge and skills in the research process with emphasis on appropriate research design.

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • research process
  • experimental, descriptive, and historical research
  • research design and methodology
  • legal and ethical issues in research
  • research questions and hypotheses
  • review of literature and other resources
  • data collection, analysis, and statistics
  • report formats, styles, and content
  • investigations
  • critical analysis of research