Girls Division Academic Requirements

Freshman

7 classes per semester

  • English 1 or Honors English 1
  • Algebra, Honors Algebra, Honors Geometry or Honors Algebra 2/Trig
  • Physical Science (year-long) or Honors Biology
  • World History/ Global Studies 1
  • Health
  • Theology 1
  • Classical & Modern Language (French, Latin or Spanish)
  • Elective (2 semesters) (Communication, Computer Science, Fine Art or P.E. recommended)

Sophomore

7 classes per semester

  • British Literature or Honors British Literature
  • Geometry, Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra 2/Trig or Honors Pre-Calc/Intro to Calculus
  • Biology, Honors Biology, Chemistry or Honors Chemistry
  • World History/Global Studies 2 & 3 (2 semesters) or AP World History
  • Classical & Modern Language
  • Theology 2
  • Electives (2 semesters)

Junior

7 classes per semester

  • American Literature or American Lit/AP English Language
  • Algebra 2, Honors Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Honors Pre-calculus or AP Calculus
  • Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Physics, Honors Physics, AP Biology* or AP Chemistry*
  • US History or AP US History
  • Theology 3
  • Electives (4 semesters)

Senior

7 classes per semester

  • AP English Literature or two of the following: Advanced Journalism, The Graphic Novel, Lit into Film, Multi-Cultural Lit, Shakespeare, Women in Lit, Reading & Writing Fiction, Reading & Writing Poetry
  • Probability & Statistics, Trigonometry/Math Analysis, Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Calculus (AB or BC)
  • Physics, Honors Physics, AP Biology*, AP Chemistry* or one of the following: Anatomy & Physiology, Bio-Tech Ethics, Colorado Geology, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Medical Explorations or Scientific Principles of Athletic Training
  • AP European History or one of the following: AP US Government (American or Comparative), Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology or 20th Century Studies
  • Two of the following senior Theology classes: Christian Lifestyles, God Concepts, Intro to Ignatian Spirituality or Spirituality & Justice
  • Electives (4-6 semesters)