PATHWAY: HEALTH SCIENCES
This pathway applies to students entering the program in the 2020-2021 school year.
Early College High School
The mission of the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School is to develop and support pathways to higher education that lead to careers in STEM fields for students through rigorous academic programming and a collaborative approach to learning. A network of K-12, higher education, business and industry partners has been developed to provide students with the highest level of education and support for entering and succeeding in the clean energy fields.
The Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School is an innovative program that provides high school students with transdisciplinary learning and 21st Century skill sets necessary to make informed decisions as they relate to college and career readiness. Students have the advantage of being in a fully connected and collaborative learning environment. Students work at their own pace and leverage 1:1 technology to access individualized academic support, master program expectations, and develop college and career readiness. With support from regional economic leaders, including the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and local Chambers of Commerce, the program connects with hundreds of businesses throughout the region that serve as assets for students and represents a robust fusion of education, business and industry collaborating to train students to become innovators and leaders for the jobs of tomorrow.
Early college high schools blend high school and college in a rigorous yet supportive program, compressing the time it takes to complete a high school diploma and the first two years of college. Students in the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School Program take both high school and college level coursework on a college campus at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART campus located in Malta, NY.
Early College High School Health Sciences College Course Work
The School of Health Sciences offers programs that will train you for a career in the growing healthcare field. With a reputation for educational and clinical excellence, graduates easily enter the workplace or transfer to a four-year college or university. Students will complete the Certificate Program by the end of their senior year, and can continue on in one of HVCC's many programs, including Exercise Science, Health & Wellness Studies, Community Health Navigation.
Coursework is subject to change based on HVCC offerings and staffing.
FORM: College Forum
SOCL 100: Sociology
PSYC 100: General Psychology
BIOL 125: Nutrition
HLTH 151: Consumer Health
HLTH 152: First Aid
MATH 110 or Higher: College Level Math course
CHEM 100: General Chemistry/Health Sciences
ENGL 102: English Composition II
BIOL 109: Biology of the Human Organism
Forecast for Growth in Health Sciences
" According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health care jobs are expected to grow 14% between 2018 and 2028—more than any other industry".
"According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Medical assistant jobs are expected to grow 23% between 2018 and 2028, according to the BLS, which is much faster than average. This holds true across health care settings including group practices, clinics, hospitals, and other types of health care facilities. Medical assistants are needed to complete both administrative and clinical duties".
Career Fields in Health Sciences
Home health care aide
Health care administrative assistant