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Academics Overview

There are so many ways to develop your intellectual gifts at Ursuline. Learn to speak and write effectively. Take classes that encourage a love of subjects from English to math and beyond. Develop skills of research and scientific investigation. Use advanced technology as a learning tool in all areas. Become more aware of the responsibilities of global citizenship and ways you can have a positive impact on our global society.

Ursuline Academy’s outstanding college preparatory curriculum offers Honors and AP courses in every core subject area. Choose from a wide variety of interesting electives, from Mandarin Chinese and Economics to Contemporary Issues and advanced math and science courses.

Course work is designed to develop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. Classes nurture students’ intellectual curiosity and engage them in a learning process that will bring new ideas to life!

Ursuline faculty are talented teachers who care about each student and help them realize her individual academic potential. Highly educated and trained, these dedicated teachers are role models for the Ursuline mission. All faculty members participate in professional development programs throughout the year.
Graduation Requirements
28 Credits are required for graduation.

Course
Credits
Theology
4.0
English
4.0
Mathematics
4.0
Social Studies
4.0
Science*
4.0
World Language**
3.0
Electives
1.5
Physical Education
1.0
Fine Arts
1.0
Computer Science
1.0
Speech
0.5

*Requirement includes Biology I, Chemistry I, and Physics I.
**Same language in consecutive years, beginning with Freshman year. 
2014-15 BOOK LIST
To purchase textbooks, please review the 2014-15 Book List and your daughter's schedule on My Backpack. Follett Virtual Bookstores (Ursuline's online textbook provider) is offering free ground shipping through August 31, 2014
Contact Us
Birgitt Lopez
Academic Dean
(469) 232-1858

Tanya Hamilton
Personal Counseling Department Chair
469-232-1810