Soundview requires a minimum of 24.5 credits for graduation. These credits must conform to the categories listed below.

SUBJECT

CREDITS

English

4

History

4

Mathematics

3

Science

3

Foreign Language

3*

Physical Education

2

Health

0.5

Fine Arts

2

Community Service

1

Electives

2

TOTAL

24.5

*3 yrs of 1 language, or 2 yrs each of 2 different languages

Credits beyond the total minimum requirement in any field may count toward the elective requirement. The School reserves the right to require particular elective credits for students when it determines a need to do so for the welfare of the student.

Community Service: Soundview subscribes to the belief that, being fortunate to dwell in the locale and in the country where we are, we ought to endeavor to work for the welfare of our community as a whole. Therefore, students are required to perform some community service each year. Students may choose a community service through the School or outside it.

Electives: The range of electives is as wide as students wish to make it. Electives may include: Art, Art History, Community Service, Keyboarding, Computer Studies, Debate, Drama, Foreign Languages, Independent Studies in Literature or other subjects, Literary Magazine, Music, Psychology, Study Skills, and Yearbook.

POST GRADUATE YEAR

COURSE

CREDITS

College Subject of Choice

1

Composition or Literature

1

Advanced Mathematics

1

History of Philosophy*

1

Elective

0.5

Independent Studies, Elective Subject

1

Physical Education

0.5

TOTAL

6

* or Independent Study in History