• Science Department
    Course Rigor and Time Management Chart

    These are estimations of how much time the average student will need to spend on homework each night.  
    Use these guidelines to help you when making course selections.

    Course

    Min./Night

    Nights/Week

    Rigor (1 least rigorous--5 most rigorous)

    Astronomy

    20

    2

    2

    Biology AP

    45

    5

    5

    Biomedical Science Honors

    60

    2

    5

    Chemistry

    30

    5

    3

    Chemistry AP

    40

    5-6

    5

    Ecology

    20

    4

    3

    Environmental Science AP

    30- 45

    5

    4

    Physics

    30-45

    4

    4

    Physics Honors

    30-45

    4

    4

    Physiology

    20

    4

    3

    Sustainable Agriculture

    30

    2

    2