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Course Offerings and Requirements

Our Course Catalog lists every course offered and a brief description of each subject. As you review our catalog, please note students may elect a strong to a very vigorous academic program. Your college plans will determine which program you should pursue; Mater Dei has 18 Honors and 18 Advanced Placement courses. In order to plan your yearly classes, you need to become familiar with course prerequisites. 
 
CLICK HERE for the 2016-17 Course Catalog

Graduation Requirements

To receive a diploma from Mater Dei High School, students who attend Mater Dei grades 9-12, must successfully complete the following requirements at Mater Dei High School:

 

Class of 2016---235 credits

Class of 2017---250 credits

Class of 2018---260 credits

Class of 2019 and beyond-----270 credits 

 

**Five credits are awarded for completion of a semester course

Required Course

Required # of Years

Required # of Credits

Religious Studies

4

40

English

4

40

Mathematics

3

30

Science

2

20

Social Studies

3

30

(Including 1 yr. US History; 1 sem. US Government)

 

 

World Languages (same language)

2

20

Visual or Performing Art

1

10

Additional Credits / Elective Courses

 

Varies per class

Christian Service and Reflection Essay/Group Discussion

80 Hours