OLP Curriculum

OLP is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA). The college-preparatory program requires the successful completion of 240 credits in the following areas:

  • Religious Studies - 40 credits
  • English - 40 credits
  • Social Studies - 30 credits
  • Mathematics - 30 credits
  • Science - 20 credits
  • World Languages - 20 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts - 10 credits
  • Physical Education - 10 credits
  • Health - 5 credits
  • Speech - 5 credits
  • Electives - 30 credits
  • Service Requirements - 75 hours

Advanced Placement courses are offered in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language/English Literature, Music Theory, Studio Art, United States History, United States Government and Politics, and Spanish Language/Spanish Literature. Honor Societies on campus include California Scholarship Federation, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Honors Thespians and Spanish Honor Society.

Study Skills

Integrated into the academic curriculum is a four-year, sequential Study Skills program. Built on 35 research-based skills identified by college students as important for post-secondary studies, these skills are introduced and reinforced in all OLP classes. Included in this program are: time management skills, note-taking methods, concentration and stress management exercises, group study techniques, test-taking skills, and learning styles of education.