• Fundamentals of Health Science

    The Fundamentals of Health Science program is ideal for students interested in exploring healthcare careers. Instruction will provide the skills and knowledge (both academic and technical) necessary to pursue entry level, advanced certification and/or a two-year degree. Special emphasis is on physiology, anatomy, medical terminology, patient assessment/vital signs, infection control, medical ethics, job-related safety, CPR, first aid and communication. Students should be dependable, well-motivated, and show a sincere interest in health care.

    Credits & Certifications

    • 2nd World Language Credit
    • 3rd Science Credit
    • Dual Enrollment: Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • College Credit: Baker College, Davenport University, Ferris State University, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • Certifications: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

    Eligibility & Prerequisites

    • This course is available to 11th and 12th grade students.
    • Proof of immunizations
    • Drug test and background check
    • Professional health attire
    • Potential out-of-pocket expenses for HOSA participation
    • Students provide their own transportation during job shadowing
    • Extended hours for 2nd year internship

    Career Opportunities

    • Medical Assistant
    • Nursing
    • Radiology Technician
    • Surgical Technician
    • Medical Doctor