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Graduation Requirements and Course Catalog

ACADEMIC GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: CLASSES OF 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025

To receive a diploma from Mater Dei High School, students who attend Mater Dei grades 9-12, must successfully complete (“D” or better) the following requirements. All graduation requirements must be taken at Mater Dei from the time a student enrolls in the school.

 

REQUIRED COURSE
(1 semester = 5 credits)

REQUIRED
YEARS

REQUIRED
CREDITS

Religious Studies

4

40

English

4

40

Mathematics

3

30

Science

2

20

Social Studies

3

30

World Languages
(same language)

2

20

Visual or
Performing Art

1

10

Additional Credits/

Elective Courses*

7

70

TOTAL

 

260 CREDITS


*All credits earned in excess of the required courses in any subject area will count toward the “Additional/Elective” requirement 
SERVICE REQUIREMENT FOR GRADUATION

CHRISTIAN SERVICE PROGRAM

REQUIRED HOURS

Christian Service Hours

80 Hours
(40 Hours direct)

Reflection Essay OR
Group Discussion

Completed in Senior Year after 80 Hours submitted

 
Students must meet minimum deadlines for their service hours during their four years at Mater Dei. 
CLICK HERE for Christian Service Program page and see deadline schedule for more information. 
COURSE CATALOG

 

The Course Catalog lists the courses offered by each department at Mater Dei and a brief description of each class. Please be sure to review the course prerequisites as you plan your classes.