Oswego City School District
120 East First Street
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-341-2000


Additional Science Electives

259 Introduction to Meteorology

(Wt. 1.00, 1/2 Unit)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Regents or Honors Earth Science and Junior or Senior Status.

This course is a non-lab science course and is recommended for those students who need to fulfill their 3rd year science requirement. This course will provide in depth knowledge on various meteorological concepts. Major concepts and topics include: Forecasting, Lake-Effect snow, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, the Atmosphere, and Climate.

260 Introduction to Oceanography

(Wt. 1.00, 1/2 Unit)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Regents or Honors Earth Science and Junior or Senior Status.

This course is a non-lab science course and is recommended for those students who need to fulfill their 3rd year science requirement. This course would explore the following topics: Physical and chemical properties of water, history of ocean exploration, creation of the oceans, ocean environments and their related flora and fauna, water movements (waves, tides, currents), ocean pollution and exploitation.

261* Anatomy & Physiology 1

(Wt. 1.00, 1/2 unit)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Living Environment

This course is recommended for those students interested in medicine or in health related careers. Topics will include, but are not limited to, muscles and bones, the circulatory system, and the nervous system. This course will end in a local final.

262* Anatomy & Physiology 2

(Wt. 1.00, 1/2 unit)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Living Environment

This course is recommended for those students interested in medicine or in health related careers. Taking this course along with completion of Human Physiology I, will allow students to complete a full year of science in an alternative/elective area. Topics will include, but are not limited to, the digestive system (metabolism and energy), the urinary tract and reproductive systems, embryology within the reproductive system and the respiratory system. This course will end in a local final.