Focusing on creativity and the expression of thought, students will engage in courses that utilize open dialogue, various pieces of literary works, and current events to strengthen and hone skills for reading, writing, speaking and critical thinking. Through active participation and discourse, students will gain the knowledge to be college ready in the area of literature and composition. Open to all students, the following requirements must be completed to graduate with endorsement from The Academic Institute of Literature and Composition.
In addition to fulfilling the 4 year state graduation requirement, students must select and pass 3 additional courses from the list below. (Total = 7 courses).
A student who earns a grade of "B" or higher in each elective, and has a cumulative weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, will graduate with a special distinction designation on his or her diploma.