Course Catalog - Pharmacy Technician

Marshall Law & Medical Services High School

Pharmacy Technician

Public Services 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


Medical Terminology M (10-12) #8533

This course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.

PR: Biology

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Health Science Theory-Pharmacy Technician #8332

Course designed to develop health care specific knowledge and skills related to a variety of health careers. 

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Anatomy and Physiology M (11-12) #8377

Anatomy and Physiology H (11-12) #8379

Anatomy and Physiology D (11-12) #8376 (check campus for availability)

Students study the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis. Students conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students must meet the 40% laboratory and fieldwork requirement.

PR: Biology & 2nd Science

SEM: 2  Science CR: 1


Practicum in Health Science - Pharmacy Technician M (12) #8333

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.

  • Certification offered: Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

PR: Health Science Theory & Biology

SEM: 2 CR: 2