Schedule of Classes
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a two year program beginning the junior year of high school. Please note that courses listed in the freshman and sophomore years are recommended for preparation for the Diploma programme.
(1)Recommended courses to prepare for the DP:
|9th grade English (H)||10th grade English (H)|
|World Language I or II||World Language II or III|
|Human Geography (AP)||European History (AP)|
|Biology (H)||Chemistry (H)|
|Math II (H) or Math III (H)||OR Math II (H) or Math III (H) or Pre-calc/trig (H)|
|PE or Athletics||PE or Athletics|
Required* courses for the IB Diploma Programme:
Junior year - year one:
Senior year - year two:
|IB English Language & Literature HL 1 AND||IB English Language & Literature HL 2|
|IB Spanish IV or IB French IV OR||IB Spanish IV or IB French IV|
|4IB History HL 1 (AP US History) AND||IB History of the Americas HL 2|
|(4)IB Biology HL 1 (AP Biology) AND||IB Biology HL 2|
|(2,4)IB Math SL (Pre-Calc-trig H) or OR||IB Math SL (Pre-Calc-trig H) or Calculus AB/BC Calculus AB/BC|
|(4,3)IB Psychology (AP), IB Physics, or IB Environmental Sys & Societies SL||IB Psychology (AP), IB Physics, or IB Environmental Sys. & Societies SL|
|Theory of Knowledge (Spring Semester) AND||Theory of Knowledge (Fall Semester)|
(1) Freshman and Sophomore classes are recommended only; they are not required for admission into the IB DP programme junior year.
(2) Students must take IB Math SL (Pre-Calc/Trig H) for the math component of the diploma and this can be done sophomore, junior or senior year. If students take it sophomore or junior year, they are free (and encouraged) to continue their math studies in Calculus and/or Stats in the following year(s)
(3) At this time Canyon does not have a registered IB Art course; students enroll in one of the listed electives to satisfy this component.
(4) These courses though labeled as AP or Honors, align with the IB curriculum and requirements needed to complete the IB diploma or course certificate, and will appear on your child’s transcript as the IB designated course.
Program Advisor: Nancy Belinge
Please contact your students' counselor or the IB Programme Coordinator for further questions.