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  • The Health Education Department at Syosset High School is committed to promoting positive physical, mental, emotional and social well-being for our students to assist them toward increased health literacy and use such information in ways that will increase their knowledge, skills and beliefs to allow them to obtain an optimal quality of life and well being.  The program and courses offered are designed to educate students in healthy decision making and risk reduction through lectures, discussions, community involvement, activities, speakers, multi-media and computer research.

Department: Health

Course Number: 4724

Course Title: HEALTH EDUCATION – ALT.

Details: Year, 0.5 Credit, 1 Period, Alternate Day

Grades: 11

Required For: Health Education – Alt. meets the graduation requirement for all students. Normally scheduled for the 11th grade. Students may postpone health until 12th grade for a serious reason.

Department: Health

Course Number: 4769

Course Title: HEALTH EDUCATION – CASTLE PROGRAM – ALT.

Details: Year, 0.5 Credit, 1 Period, Alternate Day

Prerequisites: Must be in the Alternative School Program.

Required For: 11th grade students in the Alternative School Program

Department: Health

Course Number: 4740

Course Title: COMMUNITY HEALTH

Details: Year, 1 Credit (0.5 Credit for Health Education and 0.5 Credit for an Elective in Health Education), 1 Period Daily

Grades: 11, 12

Department: Health

Course Number: 4734

Course Title: COLLEGE 101: TRANSITION – FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE – ALT.

Details: Year, 0.5 Credit, 1 Period, Alternate Day

Prerequisites: 12th grade students who have completed the New York State health mandated course at the high school level

Department: Health

Course Number: 4764

Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING & SPORTS MEDICINE – ALT.

Details: Year, 0.5 Credit, 1 Period, Alternate Day

Grades: 10, 11, 12