The Biochemistry Career Pathway studies the chemical processes that take place in living organisms. This is a broad field that offers a wide range of career options. Our high program introduces the basic knowledge components.
This pathway is intended for students interested in pursuing a career in stem cell or genetic research that has the potential to result in dramatic medical or scientific breakthroughs. Other areas of study can be the body’s immune response to germs and allergens or the effectiveness of drugs in treating a wide array of afflictions.
This pathway will prepare students to enter the workforce ready to participate as leaders in a broad range of careers and further their education.
The classes for this pathway are below. They are designed to build on each other and should be taken in the order specified.
Computer Applications 10004
Grade 8-9 Required
In Computer Applications courses, students acquire knowledge of and experience in the proper and efficient use of previously written software packages. These courses explore a wide range of applications, including (but not limited to) word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and database programs, and they may also cover the use of electronic mail and desktop publishing
Anatomy & Physiology 03053/ Human Body Systems 14102
Grades 10-11 Elective- Prerequisite- Biology
Anatomy and Physiology courses present the human body and biological systems in more detail. In order to understand the structure of the human body and its functions, students learn anatomical terminology, study cells and tissues, explore functional systems (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, nervous, and so on), and may dissect mammals.
Project Management and Resource Scheduling 21205
Grade 12 Elective
Project Management courses provide students with the information and skills necessary for success in managing projects and operating logistical ventures in technology, business, and industry. This course covers scheduling of resources (including personnel, budget, timelines, and equipment), utilization of Gantt charts, economic principles within the workplace, and risk management. Other possible topics include developing a business plan, finance, business law, marketing and promotion strategies, insurance employee/employer relations, problem-solving and decision-making, and building leadership skills. These courses may also incorporate a survey of the careers within technology and engineering industries.
Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Mathematics
College Agreement: Cloud County Community College
A student completing this pathway and attending Cloud County Community College will receive a scholarship for Anatomy & Physiology I SC120 (4 credits hours).
For more information please visit with the high school counselor.