Are you interested in how the human body works? Would you like to understand more about what happens at a doctors’ visit? Are you thinking about pursuing an education or career in medicine, pharmacology, veterinary medicine, nutrition, or physical therapy? According to JobBank USA, currently there are about 14 million people employed in the medical industry, and this is projected to grow by 23 million more jobs by 2016. Do you want one of them? If so, then the Health Pathway is for you!
The Health Pathway is an interdisciplinary science program that examines the structure and function of the human body in relation to health and disease. Science courses include a minimum of two core sciences (Biology and Chemistry) and two applied sciences (Health and Anatomy & Physiology). The program theme is homeostasis with an emphasis on clinical investigation and healthful living. Labs, research projects, critical thinking and analysis, and personal involvement are instructional components of each science course in this program. All California health, life science and chemistry standards are covered. The program culminates with the opportunity to take Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course.