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Course Description

GHS STEM Academy                    

The GHS STEM Academy is designed to provide students interested in pursuing STEM careers an opportunity to explore STEM areas of interest.  The program provides students with STEM pathways that serve as a guide for coursework.  Students may apply to the program in grades 8-10. 

The GHS STEM Academy provides students with pathways in which students may select coursework of interest.  The following criteria need to be met in order to successfully complete the STEM pathways.

4 credits of Science

4 credits of Math

3 credits of Career and Technical Education

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 to stay enrolled in the GHS STEM Academy

 

GHS STEM Academy Pathways

Biomedical   Engineering   Environmental

Sample 4 Year Student Schedule (credit)

Freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Math (1)

Math (1)

Math (1)

Math (1)

Science (1)

Science (1)

Science (1)

Science (1)

English (1)

English (1)

English (1)

English (1)

Social Studies (1)

Social Studies or

Student Selected SOL

course (1)

Social Studies (1)

Social Studies (1)

Foreign Language/Fine Arts/

Elective (1)

CTE course (1)

CTE Course (1)

CTE Course/

Elective (1)

Health/PE (.5, .5)

PE (1)

Personal Finance (on line) (1)


CTE course (1)

Foreign Language/elective/

Fine Arts(1)

Foreign Language or elective(1)

7 Credits Total

7 Credits Total

7 Credits Total

5.5 Credits Total

 

**Total of 25 credits which meets requirements for STEM Certificate and Standard Diploma.  28 credits are required to earn STEM certificate and an Advanced diploma.**

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