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Aquinas Honors Program

The Aquinas Honors Program is available to students seeking advanced academic challenge and includes the upper division honors classes in the Arts, English, World Languages, Math, Social Studies and Science Departments. Its purpose is to provide coordination and support of the honors curriculum at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. Each year, 40% of Kennedy Catholic juniors and seniors take at least two college-credit bearing courses on the Kennedy Catholic campus.

COLLEGE CREDIT CLASSES

Kennedy Catholic offers college credit classes through three sources:

The University of Washington
Matteo Ricci College at Seattle University
The Advanced Placement Program

College credits earned through the program are transferable to most colleges in the nation.

College Courses

AP COURSES

ADVANCED PLACEMENT DESIGNATED COURSES

  • AP English Literature and Composition LA1101
  • AP US History Honors SS1104
  • AP Statistics MA1205
  • AP Calculus AB MA1201
  • AP Calculus BC MA1209
  • AP Physics SC1205
  • AP Psychology MI1104
  • AP Computer Science Principles BE1001

ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS AVAILABLE

  • Latin Vergil

UW COURSES

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON CREDITS

  • UW College Writing 131 LA1279
  • Pre-Calculus Honors UW120
  • Chemistry Honors UW110
  • Latin 3 Honors UWLT103
  • French 4 Honors UWFR103
  • Spanish 4 Honors UWSP103

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY

MATTEO RICCI/SEATTLE UNIVERSITY CREDITS

Public Policy and Social Justice (CISS 120)
Great Ideas (HMT 180)

AQUINAS HONORS CLASSES

ARTS: Jazz Ensemble, Advanced Art, Vocal Ensemble

ENGLISH: Honors Interdisciplinary English 1 and World History, Honors English 2, English 4: Global Identities in Literature

MATHEMATICS: Honors Algebra 2, Honors Geometry, Calculus

SCIENCE: Physics, Honors Biology, Honors Physical Science

THEOLOGY: Honors Paschal Mystery/Morality

WORLD LANGUAGES: Spanish 3 Honors, Spanish 5 Honors, American Sign Language 3 Honors, French 3 Honors, French 5 Honors, Latin 3 Honors, Latin 5 Honors