# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Human Body Systems (PLTW) (8380/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Human Body Systems (PLTW) (8380/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8380
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Principles of the Biomedical Sciences (PLTW) (8379/36 weeks)

In this specialization course for Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students explore the human body systems of communication, power, and movement. To do this, students are taught the body’s components, tissues, molecules, and cells, as well as concepts of homeostasis and body system defenses.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Therapeutic Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.