U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Figure 1. Magnet Strands of Study at Galileo Magnet High School, School Brochure (Excerpt)

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Air and Space

Air and space technology--a diversified, complex field-- offers a wide variety of careers for scientists, engineers, technologists, and technicians. From solving the mysteries of space to designingin communication and weather satellites, air and space technology offers the benefits of dynamic innovation to the 21st century society.

Air and Space classes:

  • ADVANCED ASTRONOMY
  • PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT
  • ADVANCED AERODYNAMICS
  • SYSTEMS DESIGN

image of student in front of flight control room

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field with rewarding career opportunities in research, medicine, technology, and business. Offering scientific solutions for the challenges of today's world, biotechnology has important applications for human health, agriculture, forensics, industry, and the environment.

Biotechnology classes:

  • CELL BIOLOGY
  • DNA TECHNOLOGIES
  • ADVANCED APPLICATIONS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • LIVING SYSTEMS

image of person and DNA strands

Advanced Communications and Networking

Advanced communications and networking have applications to numerous fields of endeavor. From education to health care, and from business and industry to aerospace and forensics, challenging careers are available in computer programming, engineering, networking, technology, statistics, and digital media.

Advanced Communications and Networking classes:

  • COMPUTER CONCEPTS
  • WEB DESIGN
  • AUDIO-VIDEO BROADCASTING
  • NETWORKING

image of satellite in space

Source: Galileo Magnet High School. Used with permission.

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Last Modified: 10/20/2008