Bishop McGuinness High School

Course Directory

Course Directory

The curriculum of this college preparatory school is organized on three levels generally described as a) standard college prep, b) honors and c) Advanced Placement (under guidelines of and in compliance with the C.E.E.B. requirements).  


REQUIRED UNITS FOR GRADUATION  (Course descriptions are available at the subject links below.)

  • 4 Units of RELIGION
     
  • 4 Units of ENGLISH
     
  • 4 Units of MATHEMATICS
    • Algebra I 
    • Geometry 
    • Algebra II 
    • Fourth Year Math (must be higher level than Alg. II)
       
  • 4 Units of SCIENCE ;
    • A Physical Science 
    • Biology  
    • 2 Elective
       
  • 2 Units of THE SAME FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  • 3 Units of SOCIAL STUDIES 
    • World History 
    • U.S. History 
    • Government/Economics
       
  • 1 Unit of PHYSICAL EDUCATION / HEALTH
     
  • 2 Unit of an ELECTIVE or FINE ARTS

TOTAL OF 24 UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

All courses are one semester in length and credit is earned by semester; 0.5 units earned for each semester course successfully completed. The letters A or B following a course name denotes first (A) or second (B) semester of a full year course. E.g. English I A (First Semester) is .5 units; English I B (Second Semester) is .5 units totaling 1 unit credit for the year. 

 
Note: The contents of this directory represent preliminary decisions about course offerings
 for the following academic year.  The final scheduling of courses depends upon enrollment figures
 and students’ expressed preferences during the re-registration process.