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Biomedical Sciences

Students learn how to map and analyze DNA; solve mysteries by examining the processes, structures and interactions of the human body; and investigate and design innovative solutions for health challenges of the 21st century.

Students in this program are likely to go on to college and pursue a career in fields like health sciences, forensic sciences, biomedical research or biotechnology.

Students will spend 45 minutes in an advanced high school science course such as Chemistry or Physics; 45 minutes in an advanced high school mathematics course such as Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, or Calculus; and 90 minutes in a biomedical science course.

This course is for high school students interested in math and science who have completed Biology I with at least a B and Algebra I with at least a C and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The course takes four semesters and includes Principles of Biomedical Science, Human Body Systems, Medical Intervention, and Biomedical Innovations.

Career Majors

PLTW Biomedical Science and Medicine - 960 hrs.

Who Can Apply?

ONLY in-district high school juniors and seniors can apply.

Approximate Program Cost

In-District High School Students - TUITION-FREE

Qualities We Recommend

  • Reading, math and writing - 10th grade level
  • Computer and calculator skills
  • Communication skills (helpful to have Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Logical reasoning and creative-thinking skills (problem-solving skills)
  • Teamwork
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Will be working with sharp objects and tools and use safety procedures
  • Have an interest in science and math

Certifications

WorkKeys

Schedule

Classes are Monday through Friday from August to May.

Student Organization

HOSA-Future Health Professionals

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