Health Science Academy
The Northwest Rankin Health Science Academy is geared toward students who are interested in a career in any type of healthcare (veterinarian, nurse, doctor, sports medicine, psychology, pharmacy, or any other career that deals with health or medicine). The students in this academy will learn a variety of different skills that will prepare them for careers in various fields of healthcare.
The Health Science Academy students will go on trips to various medical facilities, learn about anatomy & physiology, have days to shadow any healthcare worker of their choice, practice medical skills, learn medical terminology, have the opportunity to compete in a variety of HOSA competitions, and much more!
|Year One||Year Two||Year Three||Year Four|
Health Science I
Algebra I or Geometry
HS Biology I
HS English I
MS Studies/Intro to Geography
Health Science II
Algebra II or Geometry
Human A&P (Chemistry is optional in addition to A&P)
Health Science III
Upper level Math or DC Math
CCSS English III, AP English III, or DC Comp I & II
Chemistry (or upper level science if already took Chemistry)
US History or AP US History
Health Science IV
Upper Level Math or DC Math
English IV, AP English IV, or DC Comp I & II, DC Literature, and/ or DC Creative Writing.
Upper Level Science
US Government/ Economics or AP US Government/ AP Economics