All Pathways

This pathway prepares you to pursue health-related degrees and professions, offering a foundation of knowledge and skills. Areas of focus are ethics, professionalism, prevention (wellness), diagnostics, therapeutics and rehabilitation. You gain critical career knowledge through a series of work-based learning experiences.

Course Sequence

PLTW: Principles of Biomedical Science (Hawthorne)

Health Team Relations (West Charlotte)

Health Science I

Health Science II

Nursing Fundamentals


Articulated credit is earned as a result of a student passing the designated CMS CTE course(s) with a final letter grade of a B or higher AND a score of 93 or higher on the NC administered end of course exam. In some cases students must show proficiency in multiple courses plus a certification in order to receive articulated credit. In some cases, there are options. Be sure to pay attention to the AND and OR statements. College articulated courses DO NOT show on a high school or college transcript. These courses, if the criteria is met, will be waived from the applicable program of study through Central Piedmont Community College.

Health Science I

MED 121 Medical Terminology I AND MED 122 Medical Term. II

Health Science II

HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers AND (HSC 120 CPR OR MED 180 CPR Certification)

Nursing Fundamentals

NAS 101 Nursing Assistant I

Industry Certification

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (Healthcare) Certification

This certification is designed to help students expand their understanding of financing and trends of health care agencies, fundamentals of wellness, legal and ethical issues, concepts of teamwork, and effective communication.

CPS Certification

Nurse Aide I

List of schools

Hawthorne Academy West Charlotte High School

College and Career Promise

Through local partnerships and classroom curriculum, we are motivating youth to consider careers in manufacturing and preparing them with the skillsets and knowledge to succeed in the workforce industry after high school, and college. The CTE department connects local and regional manufacturers with local high schools to establish or build manufacturing education programs that will grow the workforce in the local communities. Students who experience the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway enter college or move into post-secondary careers with essential advanced manufacturing knowledge and expertise. partner corporations provide grants, scholarships, and apprenticeships for students who continue their education in theAdvanced Manufacturing industry.

What Should I Do Next?

Take the Junior Achievement Career Quiz here.

Talk to the Pathway Development Coordinator or Counselor at your school!