Health Science

Pathway Information

  • Health Science orients students to careers that promote health, wellness, and diagnosis as well as treat injuries and diseases. Some of the careers involve working directly with people, while others involve research into diseases. Work locations are varied and may be in hospitals, medical or dental offices or labs, sports arenas, medivac units, or within the community.

     

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    Sequence of Courses

    Pathway Course ID Course Title Level Credit
    Health Science 4251X, 4252X Biology (Northeast Magnet Only) Level 1: Introductory 1
    Health Science 4048, 4049 BioMed Biology Honors (North Only) Level 1: Introductory 1
    Health Science 4046, 4047 BioMed Chemistry Honors (North Only) Level 1: Introductory 1
    Health Science 4069 Introduction to Health Science (West Only) Level 1: Introductory 0.5
    Health Science 4060, 4061 Health Science Technology 1 (West Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4062, 4063 Health Science Technology 2 (West Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 7123, 7124 Medical Interventions (Not at West) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 7117, 7118 Principles of BioMedical Sciences (Not at West) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 7119, 7120 Human Body Systems (Not at West) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4077 Pharmacology (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Health Science 4056 Medical Terminology (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Health Science 4051L Special Health Science Topics (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Health Science 4057L, 4058L Special Health Science Topics 2 (North Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 7356, 7357 EMT (Not at NEM) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4052, 4053 BioMed Anatomy & Physiology (North Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4812F, 4822F Anatomy & Physiology (West Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4084L EKG Tech (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Health Science 4083 Care of Athletes (West Only) Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Health Science 4079, 7080 Sports Medicine 1 (West Only) Level 2: Technical 1
    Health Science 4064, 4065 Health Science Technology 3 (West Only) Level 3: Application 1
    Health Science 7125, 7126 Biomedical Innovations (Not at West) Level 3: Application 1
    Health Science 4401F, 4402F Forensic Science Level 3: Application 1
    Health Science 4403F, 4404F Honors Forensic Science (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 3: Application 1
    Health Science 4066, 4067 Health Careers Exploration (West Only) Level 3: Application 1
    Health Science 4076L Home Health Aide (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 3: Application 0.5
    Health Science 4074L Certified Nursing Assistant (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 3: Application 0.5
    Health Science 4073L Certified Medication Aide (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 3: Application 0.5
    Health Science 4075L Phlebotomy Technician (Not at Northeast Magnet) Level 3: Application 0.5
    Health Science 4081, 7082 Sports Medicine 2 (West Only) Level 3: Application 1

     

    Courses offered may vary between schools.  To be considered a CTE Completer in the pathway, students must complete 3.0 credits within the course sequence, achieve 80% or greater competency on the course standards or industry proficiency exam, and graduate high school in four years.  At least 2.0 of the required 3.0 required credits must be a combination of technical and application level courses.

     

Career Opportunities

    • Athletic Trainer 

    • Registered Nurse 

    • Physician 

    • Paramedic 

    • Pharmacist 

    • Geneticist 

    • Biochemist 

    • Veterinarian