Allegany County Public Schools is now offering...Biomedical Sciences (BMS)This CTE Completer Program is a four course sequence (one course per year for each grade level 9-12) open to all high school students beginning in the Fall of 2014.Biomedical Science is ...
- a combination of the study of biology, health, and medicine.
- professionals working collaboratively to diagnose disease and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment through analysis and scientific research.
- professionals developing diagnostic tools and therapeutic strategies.
- a versatile study which serves as an excellent background for many professional degrees and occupations.
PLTW Biomedical Science Courses include:
Grade Course 9th Principles of Biomedical Sciences 10th Human Body Systems 11th Medical Interventions 12th Biomedical Innovations
Biomedical Science careers are among the fastest growing in Maryland. As of 2010, Maryland is home to more than 500 core bioscience companies, representing approximately 8% of the U.S. Industry. The PLTW BMS program is preparing students for careers in this field by giving them the tools they need to compete and win in a rapidly changing 21st century economy.
The video below is from the perspective of a BMS Student...
The Nolan Gardner Experience from ACETV ACPS on Vimeo.The PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program is a sequence of courses that promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education through proven hands-on real-world problem-solving approach to learning.For more information about the PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program or any other PLTW courses please contact:Joseph Brewer, Supervisor of CTE Programs, Phone: (301) 729-1105, etx. 4602Eric VanSkyke, Science Supervisor, Phone: (301) 759-2405