Brophy’s curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities. The course of study balances rigorous core classes with dynamic electives. Students must complete 27 credits.

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  • > 2021-22 Course Descriptions, Textbooks and Resources

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  • > 2022 Summer Reading Assignments

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  • > Graduation Requirements

    English8 Semesters4.0 Credits
    Math8 Semesters4.0 Credits
    Religious Studies8 Semesters4.0 Credits
    Social Studies

    6 Semesters3.0 Credits
    Lab Science6 Semesters3.0 Credits
    World Language6 Semesters3.0 Credits
    Fine Arts5 Semesters2.5 Credits
    Physical Education / Health3 Semesters1.5 Credit
    Electives2 Semesters1.0 Credit
    Ignatian Encounter1 Semester0.5 Credit
    Introduction to Innovative Technologies

    1 Semester0.5 Credit
  • > Four-Year Course of Study (Typical)

    Freshman Curriculum
    • World Language 1
    • English 1
    • Algebra 1
    • Biology
    • Scripture
    • Fine Arts (1 Semester)
    • Physical Education (1 Semester)
    • Health (1 Semester)
    • Introduction to Innovative Technologies
      (1 Semester)

      (Band or Orchestra can replace Fine Arts and PE can be deferred to a later year for students interested in the music program.)

    Sophomore Curriculum
    • World Language 2
    • English 2
    • Environmental Science or other lab science
    • Geometry
    • Encountering Jesus in the Sacraments
      (1 Semester)
    • History of the Catholic Church
      (1 Semester)
    • Fine or Performing Arts Elective
    • U.S. History
    Junior Curriculum
    • World Language 3
    • English 3
    • Algebra 2
    • Chemistry or other lab science
    • Living the Paschal Mystery (1 Semester)
    • Christian Ethics and Morality (1 Semester)
    • U.S. Government/Economics 
    • Electives (2 Semesters)
    • Ignatian Encounter (1 Semester – Off Campus)

    Senior Curriculum

    • English 4
    • Senior Math Class
    • Senior Synthesis (1 Semester)
    • Religious Studies Elective (1 Semester)
    • Science or World Language Elective
    • Fine or Performing Arts Electives
    • Social Studies Elective
    • Elective (or free period)

  • > Advanced Placement Courses

    The Advanced Placement Program, administered by the College Entrance Examination Board, exhibits an impressive record of success at Brophy College Preparatory.
    English 3, 4
    Mathematics: Calculus AB
    Calculus BC
    Social Studies: U.S. History
    European History
    World History
    Government / Economics
    Comparative Government
    Language: Latin 4
    Spanish 4, 5
    French 4
    Science: Biology
    Environmental Science
    Fine Arts: Art History
    Studio Art

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