Health Sciences, Human and Public Services


There are two pathways in this academy:

  1. Sports Medicine/Exercise Medicine
  2. Teaching as a Profession

 

 

 

 

 

Sports Medicine/Exercise Medicine

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science is the branch of healthcare specializing in the treatment and prevention of athletic injuries and serves as an introduction to exercise and physiological aspects of sports science and medicine. Successful students will acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities that best prepare them to enter a variety of career pathways related to therapeutic services, health informatics and support services.

Curriculum Components

  • Biology
  • Human Body Systems
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine I

Possible Careers

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Medical Records/Health Information Technician
  • Physical/Occupational/Recreational Therapist
  • Wellness Coach

Teaching as a Profession

This program focuses on teaching as a profession and provides a foundation for understanding the use of a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students’ development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Successful students will acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities that best prepare them to enter a variety of career pathways related to education and training.

Curriculum Components

  • Introduction to Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Teaching as a Career
  • Human Growth Development
  • Family Studies
  • Teaching Internship
  • Educational Trainer

Possible Careers

  • Preschool, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education Teacher
  • Preschool, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education Teachers Aide
  • Childcare Assistant
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Social Worker