Health Sciences Academy Curriculum
Required Courses for Health Sciences Academy Students:
The students in the Health Sciences Academy are allowed the freedom to select courses that will benefit them most as an individual and allow for individualized planning based on future career goals.
We highly recommend that students take Honors or AP level or participate in dual enrollment courses if possible to prepare them for postsecondary education. Our students are required to complete and pass 6 of the following courses before high school graduation to graduate with Academy Honors:
Foundations of Health Science
Biomedical TechnologyHealthScience IHealthScience IIHealth Sciences Internship
Brody School of Medicine Honors Medical Research
Sports Medicine I
Sports Medicine II
Sports Medicine III
Health Sciences Biology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics I
AP Physics II
Introduction to Calculus
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
Health Careers A
Health Careers B
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Any college level Math, Science, Psychology, or Health Sciences courses can also satisfy this requirement. Other variations from this recommended list must be approved by the Health Sciences Academy Coordinator prior to registration for the alternate course(s).
Note: Course offerings are subject to availability at the respective high school. Course titles reflect the 2020-2021 Registration Guide for Pitt County Schools.