High School Student Aim High with Great Plains’ Project Lead the Way/STEM Courses

Pre-Engineering instructor Marcia Brown and student Franchesca Young discussing robotics project.

Pre-Engineering instructor Marcia Brown and student Franchesca Young discussing robotics project.

Biomedical Science and Medicine

If you’re thinking of a career as a physician, nurse, forensic scientist or biomedical technican and you’re creative, motivated and inspired, Biomedical Science and Medicine could be the springboard you need for college success. You’ll solve problems, make discoveries, create projects all while utilizing teamwork and displaying leadership.

Through the exciting Project-Lead-the-Way curriculum, students will learn with hands-on projects and experiences. Topics will include bio-informatics, human medicine, and an in depth study of the human body. Students will also study advanced math and advanced science courses that will provide them with the strong math and science foundation needed to be prepared to enter a college/university program in a science related field.

This is a three-year academy with students starting their sophomore year in high school. It is an academically intense, project-based program focusing on the biomedical field. Students will be able to test for college credit through AP courses and successfully transition to post-secondary.

Pre-Engineering

Envision yourself helping create the next generation of smart phone, designing an office building, space shuttle, or suspension bridge. Welcome to the world of engineers, a professional that will make the most of your analytical and academic skills.

Great Plains’ Pre-Engineering program in an intensive three-year academy that enables the student to look at different types of engineering as well as emphasizing higher academics. Students in this major will study pre-engineering through Project-Lead-the-Way curriculum that will introduce them to the concepts and principles of engineering and there will be a strong emphasis on developing problem solving skills.

Students will also study advanced math and science courses that will provide them with the strong math and science foundation needed to be prepared to enter a college/university program in a science related field.

For information about Biomedical Science and Medicine or Pre-Engineering, visit with your high school counselor or call Great Plains Student Services at 580-250-5535, or follow https://greatplains.edu/high-school/high-school-career-courses/