The following MYP sequence is a full program of study for students completing the MYP Certificate requirements. A full program of study includes taking courses in each of the eight MYP subject groups. Arts and Technology courses are taken in grade 9. The semester courses for Personal Fitness and Health is taken in grade 10.
As part of the IB continuum, students following this MYP sequence will have completed the necessary coursework to prepare for the IB Diploma Programme in grades 11 and 12. Several modifications of the sequences are available. Individual student schedules should be developed with the help of parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the IB MYP Coordinator and/or the IB Coordinator.
10th grade Literature and Composition
Language B – World Languages
French, Japanese, or Spanish (one language taken for two years)
History and Societies
Political Science & World Geography – Grade 9
World History – Grade 10
AP World History – Grade 10
Biology or Physical Science
Chemistry or Physical Science
Health and Personal Fitness (Grade 10)
Arts – one arts course must be taken in grade 9
Visual Arts (Intro to Art/Design Fundamentals)
Theatre (Dramatic Arts/Acting 1)
Technology – one technology course must be taken in grade 9
Career Technology or Business Education course
A minimum of 25 hours of community service are required each year in grades 9 and 10.
The Personal Project is required of all MYP Certificate candidates in grade 10. The personal project is an independent work chosen by the student, which is not part of any scheduled class and is completed with the help of a supervising teacher. Examples include original music or dance composition, essays, original works of art or literature or scientific experimentations.