Rockhurst provides — and requires — a balanced and traditional curriculum of preparation for college studies. Upon completion, these academic requirements form a solid foundation for a student to excel at the college level and beyond.
Mathematics [eight semesters]
English [eight semesters]
Science [six semesters of laboratory science]
Modern and Classical Languages [four consecutive semesters, same language]
Social Studies [six semesters]
Theology [eight semesters]
Communication Arts [one semester]
Fine Arts & Visual & Performing Arts [one semester]
Computer Science and Engineering [one semester]
Physical Education [one semester]
College Preparatory Electives [12 semesters]
Community Service [75 hours (25 per year, freshmen-junior years)] *
* Seniors must successfully complete their Senior Service Project.
Rockhurst students are required to enroll in seven classes per semester. A total of 28 credits are required for graduation, with each semester course equaling one-half credit.