Graduation Requirements 

Jo girls at graduation

 

See the below for Josephinum's graduation requirements and course sequencing for a typical student's four years at the Jo.

Graduation Requirements
Class of 2021
  Graduation Requirements
Class of 2022-2024
 

English/Writing 

5

English

4

Freshman Academy

1

Freshman Seminar

1

Mathematics

4

Mathematics

4

Religion/TOK

4

Religion

4

Social Studies

3

Social Studies

3

Lab Science

3

Lab Science

3

World Language

3

World Language

3

P.E./Health

1.5

P.E./Health

1.5

Consumer Economics

.5

Consumer Economics

.5

College Prep

.5

College Prep

.5

DP Core

.5

Capstone Project

.5

Electives (Fine Arts/Business)

2

Electives (Fine Arts/Business)

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

28

 

27

Course Progression

Class of 2021

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Junior Year Senior Year

Intro to Catholic Christianity

Catholic Ethics

Church History/ Theory of Knowledge 11

Theory of Knowledge12/ Prayer and Reflection   

Survey Literature 

Freshman Writing

Women’s Literature

IB HL Literature 11

IB HL Literature 12

Accelerated Math I

Accelerated Math II

IB SL Math 11

IB  SL Math 12

Integrated Science

Chemistry 

IB HL Biology 11

IB HL Biology 12 

French 1 or 2

Spanish 1 or 2

French 1 or 2 

Spanish 1 or 2

IB SL Ab Initio French

IB AB Initio Spanish or IB SL Spanish 11

IB SL Ab Initio French

IB AB Initio Spanish or IB SL Spanish 12

World History 

U.S. History

Consumer Economics

IB HL History of the Americas  11

IB HL 20th Century World Topics 12

Freshman Academy

Visual Arts and Speech or Theatre

IB SL Visual Arts, IB SL Theatre, or IB SL Business 11

IB SL Visual Arts, IB SL Theatre, or IB SL Business 12

Physical Education and Health 

Physical Education

College Prep

DP Core Workshop 11

DP Core Workshop 12

Class of 2022-2024

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Junior Year Senior Year

Theology 9

Theology 10

Theology 11

Theology 12

Survey Literature 

Freshman Seminar

Women’s Literature

American Literature

World Literature/AP Literature

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Trig/Pre-calc or AP Statistics

Biology

Chemistry 

Anatomy and Physiology 

AP Bio or Computer Science

French 1

Spanish 1 

French  2 

Spanish 2

French 3

Spanish 3

French 4

Spanish 4

AP Spanish

World History 

U.S. History

Consumer Economics

Latin American History

Intro to Business Management

AP Psych

AP Civics

Advanced Business 

Intro to Visual Arts and Intro to Theatre

Visual Arts and Speech, Theatre, or Movement

Studio Art or Acting/Drama Studio

Advanced Studio Art or Advanced Acting/Drama Studio

Physical Education / Health 

Physical Education

College Prep

Heart Project Workshop