MedTrack Curriculum

Medtrack students in a lab at Padua Franciscan High School

Complete the following academic requirements.

5-1/2 credits of Science, including:

  • Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, and Physics (3 credits)
  • Honors Human Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit)
  • Honors Advanced Science Seminar (1 credit)
  • Introduction to Medical Terminology (1/4 credit)
  • Healthcare Externship (clinical observation in the summer prior to junior year) (1/4 credit)
  • Additional credit of AP/Honors Biology, Chemistry, or Physics strongly recommended

1/2 Credit of Social Justice course focused on bioethics and Franciscan life issues

Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 in all courses taken at Padua Franciscan.*

Attend a Career Speaker Series featuring healthcare professionals.

Participate in annual MedTrack retreats and field trips.

Contribute to the Principal’s Lunch & Learn discussions.

* Note that Padua awards quality points (A=5.0, B=4.0, C=3.0) in recognition of the advanced nature of Honors/AP courses.