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Health Education

HEALTH EDUCATION


COURSE NAME

COURSE NUMBER

SEMESTER

GRADE

LEVEL

CREDITS

Health Education

910

1 / 2

9*  10  11  12


1 – 3

½

Health Education:  This one-semester, required course is based upon the major health needs of adolescents. They are in a developmental transition period that includes biological changes and developmental tasks. The curriculum includes areas that will provide guidance to navigating this transitional period. The areas include Emergency Procedures, Stress Management, Mental Health, Nutrition, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Growth and Development, Human Sexuality and the ramifications of their decisions which includes STDs, HIV, Pregnancy and Childbirth. As a result of this course, students will have sufficient knowledge to enable them to make intelligent, appropriate decisions regarding their own health and that of their family and community.  *Enrollment in this course is preferred for students in grades 10 - 12.


COURSE NAME

COURSE NUMBER

SEMESTER

GRADE

LEVEL

CREDITS

Advanced Lifetime Health

911

1 / 2

10  11  12

1 – 3

½


Advanced Lifetime Health: This one-semester elective explores the health field in terms of social issues, personal health, careers, decision making skills and the latest advances in Health and Medical treatments and research. The methods of study include projects, lecture, research, reading and knowledge quests. Students may pursue topics of personal interest in the areas of Health and wellness and careers. This class has an honors level workload and the use of medical terminology and illustrative content round out the curriculum. Prerequisite: Students must have completed Health Education with an A or B minimum as the final grade.