Program of Studies

Course Catalog

More detailed information about courses and requirements for Oakland Catholic High School can be found by downloading the current Course Catalog. Course descriptions can also be found under Departments.

Graduation Requirements

Students must earn a minimum of 26 credits in order to receive an Oakland Catholic High School diploma.

CourseCreditCourseCredit
English4.0Physical Education0.5
Fine Arts (1 Music, 1 Art)1.0
Religion4.0
Foreign Language2.0Science3.0
Health0.5Social Studies4.0
Mathematics3.0Electives4.0

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.

FreshmanSophomoreJuniorSenior
ReligionReligionReligionReligion
EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
Social StudiesSocial StudiesSocial StudiesSocial Studies
MathematicsMathematicsMathematicsMathematics
BiologyChemistryPhysicsElective
LanguageLanguageLanguage Elective
Fine ArtsFine ArtsElective Elective
Physical EducationHealthElective
Elective

Marking System
GradeNumerical ValueCE / AP CreditsHonors CreditsCollege Prep Credits
A
100 - 956.0005.0004.000
A-94 - 935.6254.6873.750
B+92 - 904.8754.0633.250
B89 - 874.5003.7503.000
B-86 - 854.1253.4372.750
C+84 - 823.3752.1832.250
C81 - 773.0002.5002.000
C-76 - 752.6252.1871.750
D+74 - 731.8751.5631.250
D72 - 711.5001.2501.000
D-701.1250.9370.750
E69 - 00.0000.0000.000

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.