High School

LSU Pathways for high school is a robust curriculum designed for in-depth study of one of four available STEM pathways. Students can choose to study biomedical sciences, computing, digital design and emergent media, or pre-engineering.




Click a link below to view videos for details on many of the pathways course offerings.



Click on a dropdown to view the syllabi for each pathway.

Biomedical Sciences

Core Courses:

LSU Electives:

Other Approved Electives:

  • Environmental Science or AP Environmental Science
  • Statistical Reasoning or AP Statistics
  • Nurse Assistant
  • Introduction to Health Occupation
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology or AP Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • First Responder/Emergency Medical Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Workplace Safety

Computing

This pathway is currently a key part of two major grants from the National Science Foundation and US Department of Education. The computing pathway is part of a research partnership with the East Baton Rouge Public School System. For more information on BRBYTES please visit brbytes.org.

For an outline of recommended courses in the computing pathway, please see the Recommended Order of Courses Flyer.

Core Courses:

LSU Electives:

Other Approved Electives:

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • Computer Science I
  • AP Statistics or AP Statistic
  • One from:
    • AP Physics I - Algebra Based
    • AP Physics II - Algebra
    • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
    • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • CIW Network Security
  • COMP TIA+ Fundamentals of Computer Installation and Configuration
  • COMP TIA+ Networking Fundamentals
  • COMP TIA+ Programming with PL/SQL
  • Computer Science I (Dual Enrollment)
  • Computer Service Technology I
  • Computer Service Technology II
  • Computer Systems/Networking I
  • Fundamentals of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Java Programming
  • Statistical Reasoning or AP Statistics
  • Robotics Beginning

Digital Design and Emergent Media

To view the full DDEM website please visit ddem.lsupathways.org.

Core Courses:

LSU Electives:

Other Approved Electives:

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics or AP Statistic
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A
  • Photography I
  • Photography II
  • AP Studio Art 3-D Design

Pre-Engineering

Core Courses:

LSU Electives:

Other Approved Electives:

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics or AP Statistic
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A
  • Photography I
  • Photography II
  • AP Studio Art 3-D Design




Looking for a grant for supplies for your classroom? Follow the link here for the QSM Grant.