Ursuline Academy of Dallas
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There are 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.
To earn a diploma from Ursuline Academy, a student must meet the following requirements:
Obtain the last seven credits from Ursuline Academy while enrolled as a full-time student
Earn passing grades in all courses or remediate failures
Fulfill all community service requirements
Be enrolled in a minimum of seven courses in a given semester
required 28 credits
4 credits Theology
4 credits English
4 credits Math
4 credits Social Studies
(Requirement is 4 credits to include Historical
Geography, World History, United States History, Macroeconomics,
4 credits Science
(Requirement is 4 credits to include Physics l, Chemistry l,
Biology l, and one additional Science course.)
3 credits World Language
(Same language in consecutive years beginning
with Freshman year.)
1½ credits Electives
1 credit Physical Education
1 credit Fine Arts
1 credit Computer Science
½ credit Speech
28 credits Total
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2016-17 Book List
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2016-17 Book List
Course Compendium 2016-17 - All Classes
Academy Profile 2015-16
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