Hoban requires three credits of science for graduation. These must include one unit of biology, one unit of a physical science and one unit of advanced science. Students should check the entrance requirements of colleges they may be interested in to make sure they meet the standards. Some science courses have prerequisite science or math courses. Selected students may enter the honors science/math sequence during the sophomore year.

 Some Typical Science Curriculum Sequences
Grade Sequence 1 Grade Sequence 2

 9
10
11
12

Physical Science
Biology
Other scienceII

 9
10
11
12

Biology
Honors Chemistry
Honors Physics
Advanced Placement Chemistry
or Advanced Placement Physics
Grade Sequence 3 Grade Sequence 4

9 or 10
11
12

Biology
Chemistry
Physics
9 or 10
11
12
Biology
Conceptual Chemistry
Conceptual Physics