Biotechnology Instructor: Nathan Blackner Taught: 1st semester, A days, Afternoon session 2nd semester, A days, Afternoon session Credit: 1.0 high school Eligibility: 11-12 grades Prerequisite: Biology Fees: $12 plus consumables Program Description: This is a laboratory-focused program that teaches basic lab techniques and their rational. The biotechnology field applies the knowledge of biological organisms to problems that occur in the real world. The topics covered in the introductory biotechnology program include DNA isolation, DNA manipulation, protein isolation, protein manipulation, microbiology, genetics, forensics, bioinformatics, and many more. These topics are investigated in the laboratory using cutting edge equipment and in the computer lab using web tools and information. Students will perform independent laboratory experiments, prepare solutions, prep samples, problem solve errors, analyze data, and communicate results.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Instructor: Scott Brady Taught: 1st and 2nd semesters, B days, Mornings session (full year required) Credit: 2.0 high school, College credit available through Snow College. Eligibility: 12 grade, must be 18 by the end of the class or within 120 days of completing the course. Prerequisite: Recommended: Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Health Science Introduction, or Emergency Medical Responder. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. Fees: $30 + $115 for National Certification, optional concurrent enrollment fee $45-$75. Program Description: This is an intensive course in pre-hospital emergency care that is in compliance with the National EMS Education Standards and Utah State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services for EMT. Students successfully completing this course may be eligible for state certification as an EMT. Students will successfully complete all requirements for National Registry EMT Certification.
Exercise Science/Sports Medicine Instructor: Paul Torgerson Taught: 1st, A days, Morning session Credit: 1.0 high school Eligibility: 11 & 12 grade Prerequisite: Recommended: Anatomy & Physiology, Human Biology, Health Science Introduction. Fees: $10 Program Description: Students will learn components of exercise science/sports medicine; including exploration of therapeutic careers, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, first aid, injury prevention principles, the healing process, rehabilitation techniques, therapeutic modalities, sport nutrition, sport psychology, and performance enhancement philosophies.