Program of Studies
Detailed information about courses and requirements for Oakland Catholic can be found by downloading the Course Catalog below.
Students must earn a minimum of 26 credits in order to receive an Oakland Catholic High School diploma.
|Social Studies||4.0 Credits|
|Foreign Language||2.0 Credits|
|Health / Physical Education||1.0 Credits|
|Fine Arts||1.0 Credits|
Typical Course Load per Year
A minimum of six (6) courses are required per semester. JOA Scholars have specific course requirements each year and should consult with the Director of the JOA Society of Scholars and Guidance to confirm that they are complying with all criteria of the program.
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|Physical Education||Physical Education|
|Grade||Numerical Value||College Equivalency /|
|Honors High School||College Preparatory|
|A||100 - 95||6.000||5.000||4.000|
|A-||94 - 93||5.625||4.687||3.750|
|B+||92 - 90||4.875||4.063||3.250|
|B||89 - 87||4.500||3.750||3.000|
|B-||86 - 85||4.125||3.437||2.750|
|C+||84 - 82||3.375||2.183||2.250|
|C||81 - 77||3.000||2.500||2.000|
|C-||76 - 75||2.625||2.187||1.750|
|D+||74 - 73||1.875||1.563||1.250|
|D||72 - 71||1.500||1.250||1.000|
|E||69 - 0||0.000||0.000||0.000|
Note: As a matter of school policy, students are not ranked. Each transcript reflects a cumulative grade point average weighted for AP, CE, and honors courses. Cumulative GPAs are calculated by averaging all courses at Oakland Catholic.