Medical Science

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The Medical Science for Health Occupations course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health care field.  The course integrates anatomy and physiology and advanced biology and explores the role of ethics.  This “hands on” applied course consists of career exploration, integrated research projects, field trips to medical facilities and skills lab. This program prepares students for careers or post-secondary programs related to the health care field.

Students are eligible to receive a certificate from the National Consortium for Health Science Education.

Pre-requisite:  Biology

Articulation Agreement

Southern Maine Community College – 3 Credits

Beal College – 6 Credits

Dual Enrollment Agreement

Central Maine Community College – 3 Credits


Projects: Students will present a project on medical career exploration during the first semester and a project on a medical condition during second semester. Each project will include a two page paper, poster and oral class presentation.

Homework:  Students will read one article a week and answer ten to fifteen questions demonstrating understanding of article content.

Technology:  Students will demonstrate the use of computers for research on medical conditions, vocabulary and current health issues.

Career Prep:  Students will complete a personal statement, resume and cover letter for their professional portfolio.

Professional Attributes:  Students will be evaluated on professional attire, professional behavior, honest, good attendance on field trips.

Tests:  A unit exam will be given after completion of each unit.  Students should also expect mid-term and final exams.



Monique Moreau

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This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri.


This course is held at Mid-Coast School of Technology .