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

Theology

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. 

 

English

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.)

 

Mathematics

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

 

Physical Education

1 credit is required.

 

Science

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.

 

Speech

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.