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Graduation Requirements

The administration and faculty of Incarnate Word Academy have established the curriculum, prerequisites, and policies for graduation from IWA. The following is a list of graduation requirements by department.

English
4.0
Mathematics
3.0*
Science
3.0**
Social Studies
3.0
Foreign Language
2.0
Physical Education  
Health                                      
2.0
0.5
Theology
4.0
Business Education
1.0***
Fine Arts
1.5
Speech Communications
Personal Finance
0.5****
0.5
Guidance
0.5
Electives
2.5
Totals
28
 
*The University of Missouri System requires 4.0 credits of mathematics for admission.
 
**2.0 credits of Lab Science are required.
 
***Students must take at least one Computer Course before they graduate from Incarnate Word Academy.
 
****Personal Finance is a required course and may be taken in the Junior or Senior year.
 
 ****Speech Communication is a required course and may be taken in the Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year.
 
Incarnate Word Academy requirements meet Missouri State Requirements for graduation. The state minimum high school graduation requirements comprise 24 units of credit that must be earned prior to graduation.  Local units required for graduation from Incarnate Word Academy include the theology program, for a minimum graduation requirement of twenty-eight units.
 
The minimum number of units of credit that a student must carry in her freshman year is 7.75, sophomore year is 7.625, junior year is 7.125 and her senior year is 7

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