Health Sciences

Health Sciences includes classroom and hands-on experiences that will provide students with an overview of the health-care field as outlined in the States’ Career Clusters Health Science Cluster and the National Consortium on Health Science and Technology Education as well as begin to prepare students for careers in occupations predicted to have a high number of available jobs in the next 10 years including registered nurses, nurse aides, practical nurses, and home health aides.

Ms. Jennifer Spence is the Health Science instructor and has 9 years of teaching experience. Ms. Spence has 25 years of nursing experience.

The prerequisites to be considered for Health Science Core are shown below:

C or higher in English (previous year)

C or higher in high school-level math (previous year)

Instructor approval and TABE reading score (8th or higher)


The prerequisites to be considered for Health Care and Clinical Services are shown below:

C or higher in HS1

C or higher in Biology

C or higher in English (previous year)

C or higher in high school-level math (previous year)

Instructor approval and TABE reading score (8th or higher)