Course Selection Guidelines
1. A full course load consists of seven academic subjects including Religious Studies.
2. Seniors only may select one study hall per semester. However, this is strongly
discouraged. Students should make the most of the opportunities offered to them
and carry full academic loads every semester, every year.
3. Students must carefully consider their choices. The following considerations
should be part of your course selection: course placement determined by the
department, prerequisites, and college admission requirements.
4. THE SCHOOL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY COURSE WITH
Advanced Placement courses are available for accelerated and gifted students. Advanced
Placement courses are college-level courses that require more hours of study and
preparation. Advanced Placement courses include:
American Government Economics
Art Portfolio Environmental Science
Biology European History
Calculus – AB & BC Foreign Language
Chemistry Physics – B & C
Computer Science Psychology
Statistics U.S. History
Language and Composition (American Lit.)
Literature and Composition (Major British Writers)
Students who select to enroll and are approved in an advanced placement course may not drop
that course from the course load after the completion of the course selection process.
Honors courses are available in the following departments: