Health Science II: Exercise Science

High School Credits

4 credits per semester, Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas

Course Description

For Students

 

 

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For Parents

5286 Health Science Education II: Special Topics is an extended laboratory experience at a qualified clinical site designed for students to observe and shadow a professional in the field. In the classroom component, students will learn about the various careers in Exercise Science, including information on the health care system and employment opportunities at a variety of entry levels, an overview of the health care delivery systems, health care terms, and legal and ethical considerations. It prepares students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for exposure to careers in Exercise Science.
Recommended Prerequisites: Health Science I -or- Comparable Science Core/Electives

TRANSPORTATION IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT TO AND FROM CLINICAL AND WORK SITES.

Pathway

Certifications

 

Potential Careers/Salary

Athletic Trainer - $44,670 per year

Occupational Therapist - $80,150 per year

Physical Therapist - $84,020 per year

 

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh