HS Credits for 1 Year Program: 1.0 Science Credit and 2.0 Elective Credits
VT Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements (PBGRs): BTC is currently in the process of
aligning PBGRs for Tech Foundational Programs.
Industry Recognized Certifications: CPR/First Aid
Students attend the one-year Health, Hospitality, and Human Services Tech Foundational program at BTC Monday through Friday in the morning (9:35-11:47 a.m.) or afternoon (12:09-2:21 p.m.) session. This program is designed to prepare students for the following technology cluster of grade 11-12 Programs of Study at BTC: Health Sciences Academy, Culinary Arts/Professional Foods, and Human Services.
The Health, Hospitality, and Human Services Tech Foundational program will offer 9th and 10th grade students hands-on-learning, group projects and real world experiences as they explore several exciting and rapidly growing fields. Students will progress through projects incorporating Health Sciences, Hospitality/Culinary Arts, and Human Services concepts and foundational skills. This program is designed for students who want to explore: creativity and innovation, working on a team, participating in community service, working with people of all ages and backgrounds, caring for people and animals, learning about other cultures, how to respond
quickly and calmly in emergencies, and how sciences apply to the community. Students will build knowledge and skills in Human Development, Nutrition, CPR/First Aid, creating business plans, entrepreneurship, workplace skills, presentation, and research.
Students should be at an 8th grade reading level, be able to perform basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and to take measurements using fractions, decimals, and percentages. Students should also have an interest in the human body and behavior and be willing to work with others.