Minimum of 40 Credits Required for Graduation
(Please see page 3 of Curriculum Handbook for credit requirements for Transfer Students)
THE REVELATION OF CHRIST IN SCRIPTURE 9th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to give students a general knowledge and appreciation of the Sacred Scriptures.
Through their study of the Bible they will come to encounter the living Word of God, Jesus Christ.
CHRISTOLOGY: WHO IS CHRIST? 9th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, and the
Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. In this course students will understand that Jesus Christ is the ultimate
Revelation to us from God.
THE PASCHAL MYSTERY: THE MISSION OF CHRIST 10th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to help students understand all that God has done for us through his Son, Jesus Christ.
Through this course of study, students will learn that for all eternity, God has planned for us to share eternal
happiness with him, which is accomplished through the redemption Christ won for us.
ECCLESIOLOGY: CHRIST'S MISSION CONTINUES 10th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the
living Jesus Christ. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles
and is sustained by him through the Holy Spirit.
SACRAMENTS: PRIVILEGED ENCOUNTERS WITH CHRIST 11th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to help students understand that they can encounter Christ today in a full and real way
in and through the Sacraments, and especially through the Eucharist. Students will examine each of the Sacraments
in detail so as to learn how they may encounter Christ throughout life.
MORALITY: LIFE IN JESUS CHRIST 11th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to help students understand that it is only through Christ that they can fully live out God’s
plans for their lives. Students are to learn the moral concepts and precepts that govern the lives of Christ’s disciples.
COMPARATIVE WORLD RELIGIONS (UC Approved) 12th Grade - One Semester
Comparative World Religions invites students to re-exam their personal faith and religious life in more depth. The
history of religion is then presented with background on the founders, major beliefs, major branches, special
practices, important festivals, rituals and major writings that have influenced religion.
VOCATIONS: RESPONDING TO THE CALL OF JESUS CHRIST 12th Grade - One Semester
The purpose of this course is to help students to understand the vocations of life: how Christ calls us to live. In this
course students should learn how all vocations are similar and how they differ. The course is structured around
married life, single life, priestly life, and consecrated life. Students will learn what it means to live for the benefit of
others and the value in considering a vocation in service to the Christian community.