The goals of the English curriculum are two-fold: to provide the student with the practical communication skills necessary for success in life, and to assist the student in becoming a more contemplative and compassionate person through a Christian exploration of human experience and literature.
Highlights: The Classics, British Literature, American Literature, World Literature, Writing 104
Fine Arts classes provide the tools and opportunities for young men to explore their creative potential, express themselves dynamically, discover an appreciation for culture and beauty, and gain a better understanding of who they are and the unique talents that God has gifted to them.
Freshmen are required to take one semester-long arts elective.
Highlights: Visual Arts, Music Technology, History of Rock & Roll, Digital Photography, Introduction to Acting & Improv
Mathematics courses enhance the student’s abilities in ways that will give a basis for using math as it serves the needs of everyday life and a point of departure for engaging in advanced studies in mathematics.
Highlights: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pr-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics
Modern Languages enable students to delve into differing perspectives, new cultures, and new forms of communication. Courses expose students to diversity of human life through language, cultural norms, arts, food, and travel.
Highlights: French, Italian, Spanish
The Science curriciulum strives to develop the knowledge base and creative skills required by demanding college laboratory courses. Courses explore applications to our health, our bodies, and our planet while reinforcing problem-solving and research skills.
Highlights: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Physiology, Anatomy, Physical Science
Social Studies courses focus on critically revealing the history of our nation and world. Through the curriculum, students are asked to question, research, and debate in an effort to grow their social conscience.
Highlights: World Cultures, US History, Modern European History, Criminology, Psychology
Deeply rooted in the Gospel and Catholic tradition, Theology courses encourage students of all faiths to be conscious of the universal call to holiness. While respecting the diversity of beliefs and other faith traditions, the curriculum challenges students to embrace spirituality in whatever vocations they choose.
Students are assured a safe environment to express and discuss sincere beliefs and doubts about philosophical and theological matters that concern them.
Highlights: Introduction to Catholicism, Scripture, Church History, Moral Theology, Philosophy & Doctrine