Health Science II: Exercise Science

 
Course Description

Health Science Education II: Exercise Science is an extended laboratory experience at a qualified clinical site designed for students to assume the role of an athletic trainer assistant and practice technical skills previously learned in the classroom, 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 providing basic care under the direction of licensed Athletic Trainers. Recommended Prerequisites: Health Science I -or- Comparable Science Core/Electives.

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.

Dual Credit Institution

Dual Credit Courses

HLHS 100 Introduction to Health Professions

Potential Careers/Salary

Athletic Trainer - $45,630 per year

Occupational Therapist - $81,910 per year

Physical Therapist - $85,400 per year


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Physical Therapists, 

on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm (visited December 08, 2017).