Elective Courses

Saint Francis offers an extensive selection of academic, athletic and visual and performing arts elective courses each year. There is a one-year basic visual and performing arts graduation requirement. Additionally, students choose one-semester religious studies and English selectives in the senior year to compliment the required courses. 

Below is a list of elective courses by department. Please see the department listings for course descriptions.

Visual and Performing Arts

Acting for Musical Theater
Advanced Graphic Arts
AP Music Theory
AP Studio Art
Art & Cultures of the World
Basic Design/Drawing 1
Beginning Classical Guitar
Ceramics 1 & 2
Concert Band 1
Concert Choir 1 – 4
Digital Photography
Drama 1 – 4
Drawing & Composition 2
Graphic Arts
Improvisational Theater
Jazz Band
Painting 1 & 2
Percussion Ensemble
Printmaking 1
Symphonic Band 2 – 5
Technical Drawing
Technical Theater

Academic Electives

Advanced Speech and Rhetoric
AP Computer Programming
AP Psychology
Argumentation and Debate
Beginning Computer Programming
Case Studies in Human Rights
Case Studies in Asia and Africa
Contemporary American Issues
Contemporary World Problems
Creative Writing
Facing History
History & Politics of the Olympics
Irish Literature
Journalism
Leadership
Speech 1
Psychology 1 & 2

English Electives for Seniors

Contemporary American Authors 
Film as Literature
Mystery & Detective Fiction
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sports in Literature
Youth & Fiction

Religeous Studies ELectives for Seniors

Christianity & Philosophy
Christian Spirituality
World Religions

Physical Education Electives

Advanced Team Sports 1 & 2
Advanced Weight Training & Conditioning 1 & 2
Aquatic Fitness
Core Fitness
Fitness for Life
Net Games
Social Dance

Foreign Languages

American Sign Language
Chinese
French
Spanish
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