• Health Science I
    Course Number: HU40 (7240)
    Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 30
    Recommended Hours of Instruction: 135-150
    Course blueprint: Summer 2012 
    Prerequisite: None
    Description:
    This course focuses on human anatomy, physiology and human body diseases and disorders, and biomedical therapies. Students will learn about health care careers within the context of human body systems. Projects, teamwork, and demonstrations serve as instructional strategies that reinforce the curriculum content. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Biology is recommended as preparation for this course.