To graduate from Valley Catholic High School, students must earn 24 credits (one credit equals two semesters) while successfully completing the following general graduation plan.

Requirement guide symbols:

*  Of the same language
**  Two (2) years of the same high school sponsored sport may be substituted in place of the one (1) semester physical education requirement.
***  Students may also enroll with the following combinations during “0” period: Choir/Band, Choir/Orchestra, or Band/Orchestra.
****  Joint class with newspaper and print/web publishing.
Note:  Semester classes are denoted with a “^” sign.

Requirements
Freshman Year
Sophomore Year
Junior Year
Senior Year

English
4 credits
8 semesters

English 9

English 10
English Conversation

English 11
AP Eng. Language 11
Creative Writing

English 12
AP Eng. Literature 12
Creative Writing

Religion
4 credits
8 semesters

Intro to Catholicism^
Sacraments^

Biblical Studies

Faith in Action^
Faith and Justice^
Prayer^
World Religions^

Adv. Theo. and Ethics^
Faith in Action^
Relationships
Prayer^

Math 
3 credits
6 semesters

Algebra I
Algebra II
Geometry
Geometry A
Algebra II A

Geometry
Geometry A
Algebra II
Algebra II A
Pre-Cal
Pre-Calc A

Geometry
Geometry A
Algebra II
Algebra II A
Pre-Cal
Pre-Cal A
AP Cal. I

Algebra II
Algebra II A
Pre-Cal
Pre-Calc A
AP Calculus I
AP Calculus II
AP Calculus III

Science 
3 credits
6 semesters

Biology

Chemistry
Honors Chemistry

AP Biology
AP Chemistry
Physics
AP Physics B

AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Physics C
Environmental Sci.^

Social Sciences 
3.5 credits
7 semesters

Global Studies

Modern History^
Government^

US History
Honors US History

American Civil War^
Psychology^
Sociology^
Vietnam Studies^
WWII^
Economics^

World Language*
2 credits
4 semesters

Spanish 1/2
French 1/2
Japanese 1/2

Spanish 1/2/3
French 1/2/3
Japanese 1/2/3

Spanish 1/2/3/4
French 1/2/3/4
Japanese 1/2/3/4

Spanish 1/2/3/4/5
French 1/2/3/4/5
Japanese 1/2/3/4/5

Physical Education (PE)**
1 credit
2 semesters (one class must be PE 1 or PE 2)

PE 1^
Conditioning
Sports

PE 1^
Conditioning
PE 2^
Sports

PE 1^
PE 2^
Conditioning
Sports^

PE 1^
PE 2^
Conditioning
Sports^

Health 
1 credit
2 semesters

Health 1^

Health 1^
Health 2^

Health 1^
Health 2^

Health 1^
Health 2^

Fine Arts***
1 credit
2 semesters

Choir
Band
Orchestra
Jazz Band
Art 1A/1^
Drama 1

Choir
Band
Orchestra
Jazz Band
Art 1A/1B^
Drama 1/2

Choir
Band
Orchestra
Jazz Band
Art 1A/1B
Drama 1/2/3
AP Music Theory

Choir
Band
Orchestra
Jazz Band
Art 1A/1B
Drama 1/2/3/4
AP Music Theory

Computer Science 
.5 credit
1 semester

Computer Applications^
Graphic Design^
Yearbook
Newspaper/Web Publishing

Computer App.^
Graphic Design^
Yearbook
Newspaper/Web Publishing

Computer App1^
Graphic Design^
Yearbook
Newspaper/Web Publishing

Computer App1^
Graphic Design^
Yearbook
Newspaper/Web Publishing

Electives 
1.0 credits
2 semesters

Completion of required courses in any class above.