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Students are required to take 3 or 4 Higher Level and the 3 or 2 Standard Level courses. Additional core element requirements include an Extended Essay, the Theory of Knowledge (TOK) class, and the Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) component.

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Language A (English- Language Arts)

English Literature HL

Individuals & Societies (Social Studies)

History HL  
Economics HL                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


Mathematics:  Analysis and Approaches


Biology SL   
Biology HL
Chemistry SL
Chemistry HL
Physics SL

World Languages (Language B)

Spanish, French, and German are currently offered. Mandarin Chinese is being added in the 2020-2021 school year. All courses are offered at the Higher Level, Standard Level, and ab initio levels.

HL/SL course descriptions for language B
ab initio course description for language 

Fine Arts

Music HL/SL
Theatre SL
Theatre HL
Visual Arts SL
Visual Arts HL

The Core Elements of the IB Diploma Programme

The Extended Essay
Theory of Knowledge
Creativity, Activity, Service