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Project Lead the Way: Biomedical Sciences

Program Description
This program is based on the national content standards for Science, Mathematics, and English Language Arts and the Accountability Criteria for the national Health Care Cluster Foundation Standards.  Students who complete the program are prepared for employment and further education in the medical field.  Stevenson University, Maryland’s PLTW Biomedical Sciences Affiliate University, offers transcripted credits to students who successfully complete the program and meet specific requirements.     

Available College Credits
College of Southern Maryland (3 Credits)
Stevenson University (4 Credits) 

Course Sequence
Principles of the Biomedical Sciences (PBS)
Human Body Systems (HBS), Honors
Medical Interventions (MI), Honors
Biomedical Innovations (BI), Advanced Placement

Sample High School Schedule

   9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Principles of Biomedical Sciences Human Body Systems Medical Interventions Biomedical Innovations
 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Technology Education Requirement Elective Electives
 3 Fine Arts Requirement Elective  Financial Literacy Elective
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Elective
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement 

  *Note: The schedule above is a sample only. Students should always review course selections with school counselors and refer to the current Charles County Public Schools High School Program of Studies.*

High Schools that Offer the Program
Lackey High School
La Plata High School
McDonough High School
St. Charles High School
Thomas Stone High School
Westlake High School