Do the kids have to have Physics or could they take Advanced Chemistry instead? My daughter doesn't have any desire at all to take Physics and would rather take Advanced Chemistry instead. She is planning on going to college for Pre-Law so I didn't see any problem with that, but wasn't sure what colleges expect. Should I call her top 4 choices for school before getting her book to get her going on it?
~ Anita in IN
My daughter completed Apologia Biology and Chemistry in 9th and 10th grades. In 11th grade, she took Athletic Training/Exercise Physiology/Sports Medicine online from Landry Academy. This was something she was very interested in and it was great to be able to study something pretty specialized on the high school level. We don't plan to do Physics, and counted this Landry course as her third science credit.
Way to go, Jennifer!
Like Lee says, "It’s always a good idea to check with your child’s favorite colleges." but you saw an interest and you went with it! Well done.
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