Curriculum Guide

Cathedral Catholic High School Curriculum Guide for the 2021-2022 School Year.

Click on the links below for the curriculum guide by the department.  Review the Academic Policies.


Catholic Faith 9 
Catholic Faith 10
Catholic Faith 11
Catholic Faith 12
Catholic Innovations
Catholic Innovations 2
Catholic Innovations 3
Campus Ministry 11
Campus Ministry 12


English 1
English 1 Honors
English 2
English 2 Honors
English 3
English 3 Honors
AP Language and Composition
English 4 Fairytales/Fantasy
English 4 Post 9/11 Contemporary Literature
English 4 Short Stories
English 4 Honors
AP Literature and Composition

English Electives (CCHS Elective Credit) 

Creative Writing 1-2
Yearbook 1
Yearbook 2
Speech Communications
Speech and Debate Honors
Journalism 1
Journalism 2 Honors
Journalism 3 Honors


Beginning Algebra
Algebra 1A
Integrated 2
Geometry B
Geometry Honors
Algebra 2
Algebra 2/Trig Honors
Precalculus Honors
AP Statistics
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
MiraCosta DE Math 265 & 270

Math Electives (CCHS Elective Credit)

Intro to Entrepreneurship
Business Accounting & Personal Finance
Business Accounting & Personal Finance 2

Physical Education

PE-Lifetime Wellness
Walking for Fitness
Beg Weight Training
Weight Training
Adv Weight Training
Core Stretching
Independent PE

Science and Engineering

Advanced STEAM
Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy & Physiology Honors
Biology Honors
AP Biology
Chemistry Honors
AP Chemistry
AP Physics 1
AP Physics C
Forensic Science
Environmental Science
AP Environmental Science
Sports Medicine 1-2

Science & Engineering Electives (CCHS Elective Credit) 

Intro to STEAM
Computer Science Tools & Web Integration
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science A
STEAM Capstone & Practicum

Social Science 

World History
AP World History
US History
AP US History
MCC History 110 & 111
American Government
AP United States Government & Politics
AP MacroEconomics

Social Science Electives (CCHS Elective Credit) 

World Geography Foundations
American Popular Culture
History of American Sports
AP Psychology
MCC Psychology 101 & 114
MCC Sociology 101 & 102

Visual/Performing Arts

VAPA – Art 

Intro (Foundations) to Visual Art
Drawing & Painting
AP Studio Art (2D)
AP Studio Art (Drawing)
Intro to Jewelry & Metals
Jewelry & Metals 2
3D Design
AP Studio Art (3D Design)
Digital Photography

VAPA – Music

CCHS Music Class Offerings 

Adv. Orchestra
Orchestra Honors
Chamber Orchestra Honors
Contemporary Pep Band
Band 3-4
Honors Symphonic Band
Jazz Band Honors
Choral Music
Choral Music 3-4
Adv. Choir Honors
Chamber Choir Honors
AP Music Theory
Music Composition and Technology

VAPA – Film

Film & Video Course Ladder 

Adv. Filmmaking Honors
Video Production 1-2
Adv. Video Production 3-4
Adv. Video Production 5-6

VAPA – Drama

Drama Course Flow Chart 

Dramatic Arts 1-2
Honors Dramatic Arts 3-4
Drama: Technical Theater
MiraCosta DE Drama 110 & 232

VAPA – Other

Engineering Design

World Languages 

Chinese 1
Chinese 2
Chinese 3
Chinese 4 Honors
AP Chinese
Spanish 1
Spanish 2
Spanish 3
Spanish 3 Honors
AP Spanish
French 1
French 2
French 3
AP French
Latin 1
Latin 2
Latin 3
AP Latin


Academic Coaching 9
Academic Coaching 10
Academic Coaching 11
Academic Coaching 12
Learning Center 9
Learning Center 10
Learning Center
Options-Academy Mentor
Office Aide
Study Hall

Academy Core Courses

English 1 Academy
English 2 Academy
English 3 Academy
English 4 Academy
Math 1 Academy
Math 2 Academy
Math 3 Academy
Math 4 Academy
World History Academy
US History Academy
American Government Academy
Economics Academy
Biology Academy
Anatomy Academy
Environmental Science Academy
Oceanography Academy

If you have any questions please see your counselor.