Health

The following table is a listing of courses available and in what year students may take each course.  For specific information about each class, click the plus sign next to the course title.

Freshmen Sophomore
• Child Development I • Child Development I
• Child Development II • Child Development II
• CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness • CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness
• Health Education • Health Education
• Home and Family • Home and Family
• Living Healthy • Living Healthy
  • Social Responsibility A
  • Social Responsibility B
   
Junior Senior
• Child Development I • Child Development I
• Child Development II • Child Development II
• CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness • CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness
• Health Education • Health Education
• Home and Family • Home and Family
• Living Healthy • Living Healthy
• Social Responsibility A • Social Responsibility A
• Social Responsibility B • Social Responsibility B

 

Child Development I

Course Title:
Child Development

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course takes an intensive and close-up look at parenting, family planning, marriage, current family trends, conception, prenatal development, birth defects, handicaps, and the birthing process. 

Child Development II

Course Title:
Child Development II

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course picks up where Child Development I leaves off. Students will learn how babies develop beginning with birth through the elementary years. Concepts include physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness

Course Title:
CPR, First Aid/Community Awareness

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This elective health class will enable students to review relevant topics in an ever-changing society and become knowledgeable in available community services, resources, and health careers. Students will develop skills to assist others in the areas of CPR and First Aid and will have the opportunity to receive American Red Cross certification in the areas of Infant, Child, and Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation as well as First Aid

Health Education

Course Title:
Health Education

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
Health Education class is designed to educate and encourage students to assume responsibility for personal health decisions and practices that will promote healthy lifestyles. This is accomplished through projects, factual presentations, readings, and guest speakers that motivate and assists students in achieving their fullest potential.

Home and Family

Course Title:
Home and Family

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course of study takes a comprehensive and close- up look at the family life cycle and its changing responsibilities. All families are examined, not just the traditional. The class studies relationships, communication skills, responsibilities of dating, planning a wedding, marriage relationships, families in crisis, and death and dying.

Living Healthy

Course Title:
Living Healthy

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course is for the student who wants additional knowledge in the areas of health and wellness. Students will learn the importance of making informed healthy decisions leading to the prevention of disease/illness. The emphasis will be for the student to assume responsibility and implement smart choices that can lead to an improved quality of life. 

Social Responsibility A

Course Title:
Social Responsibility A

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This is an elective course designed to assist the students in the development of personal and social responsibility. This includes development in the areas of self-esteem, responsibility, relating effectively and goal setting/problem solving. This course focuses on increasing awareness and the establishment of those skills necessary to deal with everyday decisions.

Social Responsibility B

Course Title:
Social Responsibility B

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course is a continuation of the concepts in Social Responsibility A. Social Responsibility is designed to assist the students in the development of personal and social responsibility. This includes development in the areas of self-esteem, responsibility, relating effectively and goal setting/problem solving. This course focuses on increasing awareness and the establishment of those skills necessary to deal with everyday decisions. (Social Responsibly A is not a prerequisite for this class.)