Academics at DHS

Dominican provides an atmosphere for intellectual growth and promotes learning as a life-long process. The school endorses a curriculum which stresses exposure to various disciplines, encourages academic excellence, and prepares the student to develop leadership roles in a global society. Dominican High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin.

Eighth Grade Required Credit Courses Offered
Religion   Religion 8
English 1 English 8 and Literature 8
    English I or English I Honors
Mathematics 1 Pre-Algebra
    Algebra I or Algebra I Honors
Science 1 Science 8
    Physical Science or Physical Science Honors
Foreign Language 1 Latin I Honors
    Spanish I or Spanish I Honors
    French I or French I Honors
Social Studies 1 World Geography
Physical Education Physical Education
  5  
Freshman Year Required Credit Courses Offered
Religion 1 Creed; Old Testament
English 1 English I or English I Honors
    English II or English II Honors
Mathematics 1 Algebra I or Algebra I Honors
    Geometry or Geometry Honors
Science 1 Physical Science or Physical Science Honors
    Biology I or Biology I Honors
Foreign Language 1 Latin I Honors or Latin II Honors
    Spanish I or Spanish I Honors
    Spanish II or Spanish II Honors
    French I or French I Honors
    French II or French II Honors
Health & P.E. 1/2 Health & P.E.
Fine Arts Elective 1 Fine Arts Survey
  6 1/2  
Sophomore Year Required Credit Courses Offered
Religion 1 Sacraments; New Testament
English 1 English II or English II Honors
    English III or English III Honors or A.P.
Mathematics 1 Geometry or Geometry Honors
    Algebra II or Algebra II Honors
Science 1 Biology I or Biology I Honors
    Chemistry I or Chemistry I Honors
Social Studies 1 World History or World History Honors or A.P.
Foreign Language or Elective 1 Latin II Honors or Latin III Honors
    Spanish II or Spanish III (Honors Available)
    French II or French III (Honors Available)
Health & P.E. 1/2 Health & P.E.
     
  6 1/2  
Junior Year Required Credit Courses Offered
Religion 1 Personal Morality; Social Morality
English 1 English III or English III Honors or A.P.
    English IV or English IV Honors or A.P.
Mathematics 1 Algebra II or Algebra II Honors
    Advanced Math or Advanced Math Honors
Science 1 Chemistry I or Chemistry I Honors
    Science Elective or Elective
Social Studies 1 US History or US History Honors or A. P.
Health & P.E. 1/2 Health & P.E.
Elective 1  
  6 1/2  
Senior Year Required Credit Courses Offered
Religion 1 Catholic Vocations; Church History
English 1 English IV or English IV Honors or A.P.
    English V or English V Honors
Mathematics 1 Advanced Math or Advanced Math Honors
    Calculus or Calculus Honors or A.P.
    Advanced Math II (Dual Enrollment)
Science 1 Science Elective or Elective
Social Studies 1 Civics or Civics Honors or US Government A.P.
Health & P.E. 1/2 Health & P.E.
Elective 1  
  6 1/2  

Electives 2017-2018

One Credit Electives

Advanced Math II (Dual Enrollment)

Anatomy & Physiology (Honors Available)

Art I

Art II, Art III (II Honors, III AP Available)

Biology II (Honors Available)

Calculus (Honors and AP available)

Chemistry II AP

Computer Science

Earth Science

Engineering Honors

French I, II, III (Honors Available)

French IV AP

Greek I Honors

Latin I, II, III (Honors Available)

Latin IV AP

Physics (Honors Available)

Psychology Honors or AP

Publications I, II (Newspaper)

Publications I, II (Yearbook)

Robotics

Spanish I, II, III (Honors Available)

Spanish IV AP

World Geography

Half Credit Electives

Athletic P.E.

Band I, II (Beginning)

Band I, II (Intermediate)

Band I (Advanced)

Choir I, II (Beginning)

Choir I, II (Intermediate)

Choir I (Advanced)

Creative Writing

Law Studies

Multimedia Productions

Psychology

Women Writers

Academic Faculty

Margaret Womble

English

Chair/Textbook Coordinator/Summer Programs Director

Email
504.865.9401 ext. 5004

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