Academics

IWA requires 28 credits for graduation including four years of each core course (English, mathematics, social studies, science and theology). 

Graduation Requirements:

  • 4 credits Theology
  • 4 credits English
  • 4 credits Mathematics
  • 4 credits Social Studies including Government and Economics
  • 4 credits Science
  • 3 credits Foreign Language
  • 1 credit Fine Arts
  • 1 credit Physical Education
  • ½ credit Health
  • ½ credit Communication Applications
  • ½ credit Leading with Character
  • 1 ½ credits Electives 

Course of Study

Freshman Year

  • Theology I
  • English I*
  • Algebra I* or Geometry*
  • Biology*
  • World Geography*
  • Spanish, French or Latin I
  • Communication Applications
  • Other (PE, Fine Art, Technology, Leading with Character, Elective)

Sophomore Year

  • Theology II
  • English II*
  • Geometry* or Algebra II*
  • Chemistry*
  • World History*
  • Spanish, French or Latin II
  • Health
  • Other (PE, Fine Art, Technology, Leading with Character, Elective)

Junior Year

  • Theology III
  • English III or AP English Language
  • Algebra II* or Pre-Calculus*
  • Anatomy, Physics*, Forensic Science or AP Biology
  • US History or AP US History
  • Spanish*, French*, or Latin III*
  • Other (PE, Fine Art, Technology, Leading with Character, Elective)

Senior Year

  • Theology IV
  • English IV or AP English Literature
  • College Algebra, Pre-Calculus* or AP Calculus AB or BC
  • Physics*, AP Biology or AP Chemistry
  • Government or AP Government and Politics
  • Economics*
  • Spanish IV, AP Spanish, AP Latin or AP French (optional)
  • Other (PE, Fine Art, Technology, Leading with Character, Elective)

*Courses with Honors or AP equivalent