WELCOME TO THE
HEALTH CAREERS ACADEMY!
Health Science I
2 Semesters, 6 High School Credits12 Dual Credits
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Health Careers I gives the student the opportunity to explore careers in the healthcare field, learn medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology. Students will have the opportunity to become CPR and First Aid certified. This class uses the classroom, an in-school laboratory that provides simulated hands-on experience and allows students the opportunity to job shadow in a healthcare facility. Career opportunities include nursing, radiology, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, medical assisting, pharmacy, veterinary assisting, and various other healthcare careers.
Health Science II
2 Semesters, 6 Credits11 Dual CreditsGrade Level: 11 - 12
Health Science II builds on the competencies acquired in Health Careers I and allows for more in-depth knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be developed in a specific occupation. Simulated in-school lab experiences and internships will be offered in a healthcare setting. This experience is organized and planned around the student’s individual career objectives. Career opportunities include nursing, radiology, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, medical assisting, pharmacy, veterinary assisting, and various other healthcare careers.
Indiana College and Career Pathway Plan – State Model
Cluster: Health Science
Career Pathway: Nursing
Core 40 with Honors High School Graduation Plan*
*This is a SAMPLE plan for schools to use in planning. Course sequences and grade level in which courses are offered may vary according to local policies, practices and resources.
Students should enroll in Indiana Career Explorer, complete interest inventories, and investigate
careers in clusters & pathways prior to or during the time they create their individual Pathway Plans.
CTE/Career Preparation Courses
for this Pathway
Other Elective Courses
for this Pathway
Health & Wellness/
Preparing for College and Careers;
Nutrition and Wellness
Personal Financial Responsibility
Geography/History of the World or World History/Civilization
Human Development and Wellness or Child Development
3rd Core 40 Science
**Health Science Education I
(may include**Medical Terminology)
Math or Quantitative
**Health Science Education II
(may include**Anatomy and Physiology)
State specified Pathway Assessments: NCHSE Core Foundations; Nursing or Nursing Assistant programs may use the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Industry Recognized Certification: CPR/AED Professional Rescuer(Healthcare Provider (this is not considered for TSA)
Postsecondary Courses Aligned for Potential Dual Credit**
**See individual Course Frameworks for alignment of high school course standards and postsecondary course objectives
§ APHY 101 Anatomy & Physiology I
§ HLHS 100 Introduction to Health Careers
§ HLHS 101 Medical Terminology
§ HLHS 107 CNA Preparation (CNA Prep – certification, HC support, and 1 credit toward Nursing degree)
§ HIMT 110 Medical Terminology
§ BIOL 111/111L – Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Check out this student-produced promotional video of our Health Careers Academy - made by the La Porte County Career and Technical Education Visual and Digital Communications Program!