Curriculum

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The St. Catherine of Siena Academy curriculum is college-preparatory and aligned to rigorous standards above and beyond the Common Core.  Our Theology Program aligns to the standards of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops.  Within each curricular area, teachers work to incorporate the art of rhetoric, critical thinking, and real-world application.  Students are taught using lecture, Socratic Method, project-based learning, and technology.

At SCA all students are required to complete 26.0 academic credits and 110 service hours to graduate.

  • 4.0 credits of English
  • 4.0 credits of Mathematics
  • 3.0 credits of Science
  • 3.0 credits of Social Studies
  • 4.0 credits of Catholic Theology
  • 2.0 credits of Latin
  • 1.0 credit of Philosophy
  • 1.0 credit of Physical Education
  • 1.0 credit of Visual/Performing/Applied Arts
  • 3.0 credits of additional electives

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English 9: Foundations of Literature (Honors)
English 10: American Literature (Honors)
AP English Language and Composition
AP Literature and Composition
Women in Literature
Contemporary Literature
British Literature
Drama I, II
Creative Writing
Exploring Poetry
Yearbook

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Latin I, II
Latin III (Honors), IV (Honors)

The Ancient World
Classical Mythology
Ancient Religion
Spanish I, II, III

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Health
Personal Fitness
Physical Education
Team Sports

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Algebra Essentials
Algebra I
Algebra II (Honors)
Geometry (Honors)
Precalculus (Honors)
AP Calculus AB
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Test Taking Math Prep Course
Probability and Statistics

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Biology (Honors)
Chemistry (Honors)
Conceptual Chemistry
Conceptual Physics
Physics (Honors)

AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Physics C
Anatomy and Physiology
Astronomy
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Science
Organic-Chemistry of Fuels and Foods
Forensic Science
Health Sciences Internship

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World History (Honors)
United States History
AP United States History
Civics
AP US Government and Politics
Economics
Law and Justice
Psychology
Current Events
Michigan History

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Theology 9: Jesus Christ, True God & True Man
Theology 10: Church History
Theology 11: Moral Theology
Introduction to Philosophy
Sacred Scripture and Art
Prayer and Discernment
Mariology
Apologetics

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Accounting
Applied Computer Technology
Business Ethics/Law
Entrepreneurship/Intro to Business
Marketing
Personal Finance

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Treble (Choir I, II, III)
Ensemble Music
First Year Music
Second, Third, & Fourth Year Music

Praise & Worship Music
Music Technology & Composition
Beginning Piano
Intermediate Piano
Advanced Piano

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Artworks
AP Studio Art
Drawing & Painting
Pottery I
Pottery II

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Mastery Skills
Study Skills

Leadership Course
Online Learning Lab
AP Study Course

Dual Enrollment Available for Juniors and Seniors who meet the necessary requirements.

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