The minimum requirement for graduation from Holland Hall is 21 credits taken in grades 9-12. A one-semester course receives one-half credit and a full-year course receives one credit.
Foreign Languages – Three credits in a single language. One of these credits can be completed during the middle school years.
Science – Three credits. Students who take “Conceptual Physics and Chemistry (CPC)” in grade 9 must complete Biology and one additional credit. Students who take Biology in grade 9 instead of CPC must complete two additional credits.
Mathematics – Three credits taken during grades 9-12. Minimum required courses are Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II taken during the Middle School or Upper School years.
English – Four credits. During grades 9-11, students are required to take English I, English II, and American Studies. During grade 12, students are required to choose two one-semester electives.
Social Studies – Three credits. During grades 9-11, students are required to take Global Issues, Humanities, and American Studies.
Religious Studies – One-half credit. Students may take either Comparative Religion in grade 9 or 10 or Ethics in grade 11 or 12.
Fine Arts – One credit. Semester long or year long electives are available in the areas of music, theater, dance, or visual arts.
Additional Non-Departmental Requirements
Wellness – Grade 9
Juniior Seminar – Grade 11
Senior Seminar – Grade 12
Senior Internship – Grade 12