Excel Curriculum

Excel Program: Curriculum Map

Subject      Freshman    Sophomore Junior   Senior
(4 credits)
English I English II English III - American Literature English IV - World Literature
World Language
(2 credits)
Spanish I 
Mandarin I 
Latin I 
Spanish II 
Mandarin II 
Latin II 
Spanish III 
Mandarin III 
Latin III 
Spanish IV
Mandarin IV 
Latin IV
(4 credits)
Algebra I
Geometry  Algebra II
(4 credits)
Biology Chemistry Physics  Forensic Science or Anatomy and Physiology
AP Environmental Science
(4 credits)
Introduction to Religion
Catholic Creed and Beliefs
Sacraments, Morality & Prayer
Pentateuch & Wisdom
Prophets & Gospels
Paul & Major Church Events
Catholic Morality
Catholic Social Teaching,
Contemporary Moral Issues 
Understanding of God and the Human Person,
Christian Vocation
Integration Seminar 
Social Science
Ancient World
Non-Wesntern Civilizations
World History United States History Elective 
Trimester Courses
Required for Graduation 
Physical Education I
Technology I
Art I
21st Century Research & Communication
Physical Education II
Consumer Education 
Elective  Elective

Elective Course Offerings
Debate Introduction to Law (three trimesters) Graphic Design (one trimester)
Drama African American History (one trimester) Architecture (one trimester)
Speech 20th Century Conflicts (one trimester) Photography (one trimester)
Journalism Yearbook 1 (three trimesters) Modern US History (one trimester) Art Studio 2 (three trimesters)
Journalism Yearbook 2 (three trimesters) Ancient Conflicts (one trimester) Advanced Art (three trimesters)
Journalism Newspaper 1 (three trimester) Chicago History (one trimester) Choir (three trimesters)
Journalism Newspaper 2 (three trimesters) US Government (one trimester) Band (three trimesters)
 Creative Writing (one trimester) AP European History (three trimesters) A+ Certification (with dual college credit)
 Film Genres (one trimester) AP US/Comparative Governments Computer Aided Design
 Forensic Science (three trimesters) AP Psychology (three trimesters) History of sports
 Video/Web Production (three trimesters) Fitness (one trimester) Global Investments and Research
 Technology 2 (one trimester) Sports Medicine/Athletic Training (one trimester) AP Art Studio 3
 Computer Programming - Visual Basic (three trimesters) Drawing and Painting (one trimester)