Curriculum

Xavier’s curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities. The course of study balances core classes with challenging elective courses.
Students must successfully complete 27 credits for graduation.
For information regarding our curriculum please click on our course catalog.



GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED CREDITS FOR CLASS OF
2018, 2019, 2020
                REQUIRED CREDITS FOR CLASS OF
2021, 2022
                   
4.0 ENGLISH                 4.0 ENGLISH
3.0 MATHEMATICS                 3.0 MATHEMATICS
4.0 THEOLOGY                 4.0 THEOLOGY
4.0 SOCIAL STUDIES                 3.5 SOCIAL STUDIES
3.0 SCIENCE                 3.0 SCIENCE
3.0 WORLD LANGUAGE                 3.0 WORLD LANGUAGE
2.0 VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS                 2.0 VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
0.5 PHYSICAL EDUCATION                 0.5 TECHNOLOGY
0.5 HEALTH                 0.5 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
3.0 ELECTIVES                 0.5 HEALTH
                  3.0 ELECTIVES
                   
TOTAL = 27                 TOTAL = 27

FRESHMAN CURRICULUM (SAMPLE)

 

  • ENGLISH I
  • WORLD LANGUAGE I
  • ALGEBRA I
  • INTEGRATED SCIENCE
  • WORLD GEOGRAPHY (1 semester)
  • INTRO TO TECH & 21ST CENTURY SKILLS (1 semester)
  • THEOLOGY I – FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 semester)
  • HEALTH (1 semester)

 

SOPHOMORE CURRICULUM (SAMPLE)

 

  • ENGLISH II
  • WORLD LANGUAGE II
  • GEOMETRY
  • BIOLOGY
  • WORLD HISTORY
  • THEOLOGY II – INTRODUCTION TO JUDEO-CHRISTIANITY
  • VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS ELECTIVES

 

JUNIOR CURRICULUM (SAMPLE)

 

  • ENGLISH III
  • WORLD LANGUAGE III
  • ALGEBRA II - TRIGONOMETRY
  • CHEMISTRY
  • US HISTORY
  • THEOLOGY III –ETHICS/ GOSPELS IN ACTION
  • VISUAL OR PERFORMING ARTS ELECTIVE

 

 

SENIOR CURRICULUM (SAMPLE)

 

  • ENGLISH IV
  • ECONOMICS (1 semester)
  • US GOVERNMENT (1 semester)
  • THEOLOGY ELECTIVE (1 semester)
  • SENIOR SYNTHESIS (1 semester)
  • PHYSICS OR SCIENCE ELECTIVE
  • ELECTIVES (3 minimum)

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

 

 

  • ENGLISH: INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE-FICTION AND FANTASY LITERATURE; LITERATURE, FILM, AND COMPOSITION; WORLD LITERATURE
  • MATHEMATICS: BUSINESS MATHEMATICS, COLLEGE ALGEBRA, H/AP CALCULUS AB, AP CALCULUS BC, STATISTICS, AP STATISTICS
  • SCIENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY, HONORS ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY, AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, AP BIOLOGY, H/AP CHEMISTRY, H/AP PHYSICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE: PSYCHOLOGY, AP PSYCHOLOGY, AP EUROPEAN HISTORY, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, US FOREIGN POLICY & CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL ISSUES, WALL STREET AND THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC MARKETS, UNITED STATES THROUGH POPULAR CULTURE
  • THEOLOGY: LIVING IN FAITH, CHRISTIAN LIFESTYLES, JESUIT SPIRITUALITY, WORLD RELIGIONS, SERVANT LEADERSHIP
  • VPA: DRAWING I/II, PAINTING I/II, DIGITAL ARTS I/II, SCULPTURE, CERAMICS I/II, AP STUDIO ART: 2-D/3-D/DRAWING, AP ART HISTORY, BEGINNING DRAMA, ADVANCED DRAMA, CHOIR, INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES, JAZZ BAND, ORCHESTRA, MUSIC THEORY & COMPOSITION, AP MUSIC THEORY, BALLROOM DANCE I, BALLROOM DANCING II
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION: WEIGHT LIFTING, SPORTS MEDICINE
  • TECHNOLOGY: MAKERSPACE, ROBOTICS, A+ CERTIFICATION TRAINING, INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE

HONORS COURSES

 

  • ENGLISH: I, II, III, IV
  • WORLD LANGUAGE: NATIVE SPANISH I, II; SPANISH II, III, IV; FRENCH II,III,IV
  • MATHEMATICS: ALGEBRA I, GEOMETRY, ALGEGRA II/TRIG, PRE-CALCULUS, CALCULUS
  • SCIENCE: BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: WORLD HISTORY, US HISTORY, ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES

 

  • ENGLISH: LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION, LITERATURE & COMPOSITION
  • WORLD LANGUAGE: SPANISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE, SPANISH LITERATURE & CULTURE, FRENCH LANGUAGE & CULTURE
  • MATHEMATICS: CALCULUS AB, CALCULUS BC, STATISTICS
  • SCIENCE: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: WORLD HISTORY, US HISTORY, US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, EUROPEAN HISTORY, PSYCHOLOGY
  • VISUAL PERFORMING ARTS: STUDIO ART 2-D, STUDIO ART 3-D, STUDIO ART DRAWING, ART HISTORY,MUSIC THEORY
  • TECHNOLOGY: COMPUTER SCIENCE A

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