Mount Sophia’s program is structured to give a standard for attaining a high school diploma for both college-bound and non-college bound students.
|English, Language Arts, Literature||4 credits||4 credits|
|Mathematics||4 credits (includes Algebra I, Geometry, Consumer Math & now other math)||4 credits (includes Algebra I, II, Geometry & Consumer Math)|
|Social Studies||4 credits (includes 1 credit each of American & World history, ½ credit each of civics,economics, geography, & 1 elective)||4 credits (includes 1 credit each of American & World history, ½ credit each of civics,economics, geography, & 1 elective)|
|*Science||4 credits: biology, chemistry, health, one other science, 3 must have labs (incl. bio & chem.)||4 credits: biology, chemistry, health, one other science, 3 must have labs (incl. bio & chem.)|
|World Languages||2 credits||3 credits|
|**Career Pathways/Vocational Training||3 credits (some may be integrated)||3 credits integrated|
|Technology||1 credit||1 credit|
|Physical Education||2 credits||2 credits|
|Fine Arts||1 credit||1 credits|
|Electives||up to 4 credits||3 credits|
|TOTAL REQUIRED||26 CREDITS||26 CREDITS|
*University of Delaware and some other state universities are looking for Physics and Pre-calc in senior year, as well as at least two credits of Social Sciences. (Geography, civics, economics, psychology, sociology, human development and anthropology are examples of Social Sciences.)
**Career Pathways can be in the form of apprenticeships, service, or specific course work in the student’s area of interest.
Service hours – While service is not a graduation requirement, Mount Sophia prefers that all students serve others in some area for at least 25 hours per year.