The course will provide students a chance to design their own exploration in the medical or health related field, first-hand information from professionals in the medical or health fields, hands-on experience involving visits to medical and health facilities, and an opportunity to explore two fields in-depth: utilizing technology, interviewing, shadowing, and researching techniques.

In Health Science Essentials students will study topics to help them develop a healthy lifestyle. They will be exposed to current information from the health field. Topics will be covered according to the Minnesota Graduation Rule: Nutrition/Dietary Practices and Physical Fitness, Intentional/Unintentional Injuries, HIV/STDs and Unintended Pregnancy, and Chemical Use.

The objective of the course is to provide junior and senior students with a study of topics for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students will be exposed to the most current information from various health fields of study. Students will be expected to process and apply information in order to help develop personal healthy lifestyle plans. Topics to be covered: mental wellness, nutrition analysis, disease prevention, healthy relationships, HIV/STDs and unintended pregnancy, youth chemical use.

The objective of the course is to provide junior and senior students with a study of topics for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students will be exposed to the most current information from various health fields of study. Students will be expected to process and apply information in order to help develop personal healthy lifestyle plans. Topics to be covered: mental wellness, nutrition analysis, disease prevention, healthy relationships, HIV/STDs and unintended pregnancy, youth chemical use.

The objective of the course is to provide junior and senior students with a study of topics for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students will be exposed to the most current information from various health fields of study. Students will be expected to process and apply information in order to help develop personal healthy lifestyle plans. Topics to be covered: mental wellness, nutrition analysis, disease prevention, healthy relationships, HIV/STDs and unintended pregnancy, youth chemical use.

The objective of this course is to provide students with a study of topics for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students will be exposed to the latest information from the health field. Students will be expected to process and apply information in order to help develop healthy life plans.

The Psychology of Motivation Course is an "applied" psychology course which differentiates between internal and external sources of motivation and works on improving the student's thinking, learning, and communicating skills. Students will learn concepts and apply them to their own lives. In addition, they will work on developing new behaviors in each of those areas.

Stress is an inevitable part of living and all people experience stress during their lifetime. This course will focus on students recognizing stress and learning healthy ways to resolve stress, including techniques to manage test anxiety and how to improve test performance. Students will learn and participate in numerous stress management techniques. In addition, students will use Heartmath technology to learn how to moderate their own stress levels and achieve a state of peak performance for test taking, project completion, sports, or other activities in which they participate.

Stress is an inevitable part of living and all people experience stress during their lifetime. This course will focus on students recognizing stress and learning healthy ways to resolve stress, including techniques to manage test anxiety and how to improve test performance. Students will learn and participate in numerous stress management techniques. In addition, students will use Heartmath technology to learn how to moderate their own stress levels and achieve a state of peak performance for test taking, project completion, sports, or other activities in which they participate.