Practicum of Health Science I (Year Long – Second Year)
The Practicum in Health Science course is designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.
Pharmacology (Year Long – Second Year)
The Pharmacology course is designed to study how natural and synthetic chemical agents such as drugs affect biological systems. Knowledge of the properties of therapeutic agents is vital in providing quality health care. It is an ever-changing, growing body of information that continually demands greater amounts of time and education from healthcare workers.
Mathematics for Medical Professionals (Year Long – Second Year)
The Mathematics for Medical Professionals course is designed to serve as the driving force behind the Texas essential knowledge and skills for mathematics, guided by the college and career readiness standards. By embedding statistics, probability, and finance, while focusing on fluency and solid understanding in medical mathematics, students will extend and apply mathematical skills necessary for health science professions. Course content consists primarily of high school level mathematics concepts and their applications to health science professions.
- Students must be at least 16 years old
- Students must be up-to-date on immunizations.
- Students, at their own expense, will be required to have a background check and a drug screening prior to clinical rotations.
- Students are required to show a Social Security card and a valid Texas ID in order to participate in CCTE designated clinical rotations.
- Students are also required to purchase and wear industry standard uniforms.
Program Specific Certifications
- Pharmacy Technician Certification
Additional Optional Certifications:
- SPAT (Sterile Processing Aseptic Technique)
For more information, please see your CTE Counselor.