PLTW-Biomed Science(High School)
Students in this major will study biomedical science through the exciting Project-Lead-the-Way curriculum that will provide students hand on projects and experiences. Topics will include bio-informatics, human medicine, and an in depth study of the human body. Students will also study advanced math courses that include Pre-AP Algebra II, Pre-AP Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus and an AP math course as well as advanced science courses that include Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Pre-AP Chemistry and AP Chemistry. Students who complete this major will have been exposed to a diverse curriculum that will better equip them to choose a major at the college/university level. Students will also have the strong math and science foundation needed to be prepared to enter a college/university program in a science related field. This is a two-year academy that will emphasize biomedical knowledge and projects as well as academics. The academics will prepare the students to transition into the medical field of study in post-secondary. Upon completion of the AP courses, the student will be able to test for college credit in those subjects.