Graduation Requirements

Hayden Catholic High School requires 28 credits for graduation. Required credits are:

Theology 4 credits
English 4 credits
Foreign Language  1 credit 
Computer Technology  1 credit 
Mathematics  3 credits 
Physical Education  1 credit 
Science  3 credits
Physical Education 1 credit
Science 3 credits
Social Studies  3 credits 
Speech ½ credit
Fine Arts 1 credit
Electives 6 credits
 * Personal Finance  1/2 credit 

* Denotes a Graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2020


Required each year. Theology courses must be completed successfully. Faith in Action does not fulfill a requirement.  All Seniors will attend a Retreat and this is a requirement. 



4 credits are required.


Social Studies

3 credits are required. Must include 1 unit of American History, 1 unit of World History, 1 unit of Government, and 1 unit of Geography. (Government and Geography are semester courses.)



3 credits are required. *State Scholars Curriculum requires 4 credits.


Physical Education

1 credit is required.



3 credits are required. *State Scholars Curriculum requires credits in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.


World Language       

1 credit of the same Foreign Language is required. *State Scholars Curriculum requires 2 credits.



½ credit required.


Computer Technology

1 credit required. Must include Office Applications or Computer Applications 1 and 1 elective Computer Technology course.


Fine Arts 1 credit is required. This unit may come from Music, Art, or Theater.