Health

Health Department

Health................5.0 credits required for graduation

Health Course Descriptions

 

COURSE TITLE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

TERM

GRADE

A-G REQ

CREDITS

HEALTH

This course is designed for 9th graders but may be completed at any grade level. Course work in this class is intended to assist students in obtaining accurate information, developing lifelong positive attitudes and behaviors, and making wise decisions related to their personal health. Study will include personal and community health; mental, emotional, and social health; injury prevention and safety; nutrition and physical activity; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; growth, development, and sexual health. Central themes are the acceptance of personal responsibility for lifelong health, respect for and promotion of the health of others, an understanding of the process of growth and development, and informed use of health-related information, products, and services.

Semester

9-12

 

5 Health credits per semester.

 

Course required for high school graduation

ONLINE HEALTH

 

Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA or above

 

Successful completion of this course meets the high school graduation requirement for Health. This course follows the same program of study as described by the Health description above. Instruction for this course is given completely online. Internet access and the use of programs such as Word, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint are required.

 

Semester

9-12

 

5 Health credits per semester.

 

Course required for high school graduation