Course Catalog - Biomedical Engineering

Health Careers High School

Biomedical Engineering

Business & Industry or STEM Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Health Science M (9-10) #8533

This course provides an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the healthcare industry. Students will identify employment opportunities, technology, and safety requirements of each system. A student who takes a full year of Principles of Health Science receives a waiver for Health.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Engineering Design and Presentation I M (10-12) #8708

Students will use multiple software applications and tools necessary to produce and present working drawings, solid model renderings, and prototypes of engineering designs. Students will implement the design process to transfer advanced academic skills to component designs. Students explore entry level requirements and career opportunities in engineering, technology, and drafting.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Engineering Design and Presentation II (11-12) #8702

Students enrolled in this course will demonstrate knowledge and skills of the design process as it applies to engineering fields using multiple software applications and tools necessary to produce and present working drawings, solid model renderings, and prototypes. Students will use a variety of computer hardware and software applications to complete assignments and projects. Through implementation of the design process, students will transfer advanced academic skills to component designs. Emphasis will be placed on using skills from ideation through prototyping.

PR: Algebra I and Geometry

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Practicum in STEM - Biomedical Engineering (12) #8716

A course designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills for certification or licensure in an allied health career. Students develop advanced clinical skills necessary for employment in the healthcare industry or continued education in health careers. NISD Volunteer Background Check may be required.

PR: Algebra I and Geometry

SEM: 2 CR: 2