• ECU Innovation Early College High School Health Sciences Academy Curriculum Information

     Students who attend the Innovation Early College High School will still have an opportunity to participate in the Health Sciences Academy!  Please see the information below in regards to the courses available to our IECHS students, as well as a special course offering for HSA seniors.

    All Health Sciences Academy students must complete 6 courses off of our list of required courses to be a graduate of our program.  The table below shows you which of the 36 courses we approve that are offered at the IECHS.  They are reflected in BOLD below:

    Biology 1050/1051

    (General Biology)


    Biology 1060/1061

    (Environmental Biology)


    Biology 1100/1101

    (Principles of Biology)


    Biology 2130

    (Human Physiology and Anatomy)


    Chemistry 1020

    (General Descriptive Chemistry)

    Chemistry 1120

    (Intro to Chemistry)

    Chemistry 1150/1151

    (General Chemistry)


    Physics 1080/1081

    (Physics & the Universe)

    Advanced Environmental Science Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology
     Math III Advanced Functions and Modeling Discrete Math Math IV

    Math 1065

    (College Algebra) 

    Advanced Math Just 3020 (Forensic Science)

    Psychology 1000

    (Intro. Psychology)

    Health Sciences Internship

    Brody School of Medicine

    Honors Medical Research

    CLSC 2000 (Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science) 

    HIMA 3000

    (Medical Terms for Health Professions)

    HSMA 2000 (Professional Roles and Environments in Health Care)

    Natural Science at ECU :



    Other Course Options


     AP Biology AP  Physics I AP Physics II

    AP Environmental Science

    Introduction to Calculus AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC

    AP Statistics

    Health Science I Health Science II Pharmacy Tech

    Health Team Relations

    Sports Medicine I Sports Medicine II Sports Medicine III

    Nursing Fundamentals

    Biomedical Technology I Biomedical Technology II Health Careers

    Vet Assisting


    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).

    **Additional courses may be highlighted for the IECHS as courses become available to students.

    CS072X0 Health Sciences Internship

    CS975X01 Health Sciences Internship Honors

    • Prerequisite Information from PCS Website:

    Completion of Health Sciences I, and enrolled in or completion of Health Science II; must be a senior in the Health Sciences Academy; submission of an application

    • Course Description from PCS Website:

    The Health Sciences paid internship provides seniors who are in the Health Sciences Academy an opportunity to begin learning an occupation using a system that combines on the job training and related academic and technical instruction.  Students will have to compete with other students for internship positions according to the employer's requirements.  Students are required to complete applications, to be interviewed, and to submit to drug screening and a criminal record check in order to be considered for placement in the internship program.  Students must provide their own transportation.  Students must complete a minimum of 180 hours of work each semester for a total of 360 hours per year in order to earn two units of credit.  Students will receive a grade based on the student's job performance as determined by the employer's evaluation every six weeks.  Students who desire the honors credit will have additional requirements to complete an honors portfolio.

    IECHS students must take the following 3 courses to qualify for this course, as Health Sciences I and II are not offered at the Early College. 

    CLSC 2000 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
    HIMA 3000 Medical Terms for Health Professions
    HSMA 2000 Professional Roles and Environments in Health Care
Last Modified on March 31, 2022