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DESIGNATED AS A HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOL DISTRICT

GPAA

COURSE OF STUDY

GRUNIN PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY

GPAA
COURSE OF STUDY

All students must successfully complete a minimum of 162 high school credits to graduate. Courses are typically instructed in block format, either semester-long or alternating days. All courses are instructed on at the minimum of college preparatory level. 

* Indicates course may be taken as college prep or honors level

** Embedded course/Ocean County College Credits

***Ocean County College course credits vary by major

FRESHMAN

CREDITS

Performing Arts I / DANC130**, THTR193**, MUSC101** or MUSC 194** 

10 PAA   2/3 OCC

English I * 

5

Algebra I* or Geometry* or Algebra II* 

5

Biology* 

5

World Civilization/HIST 181** 

5 PAA  3 OCC

Health & Physical Education 

5

Spanish I or SPAN151** 

5 PAA   3 OCC

STSC150** Student Success Seminar 

2 PAA   2 OCC

CSIT 123**Integrated Office Software 

3 OCC

TOTAL

42 PAA  13-14 OCC***

SOPHOMORE

CREDITS

Performing Arts II / DANC131**, THTR197**, MUSC190** or COEM231** 

10 PAA   2/3 OCC

Performance Minor/DANC 145**, MUSC 190**, THTR 195** or Audio 

5 PAA  3 OCC

English II* 

5

Geometry* or Algebra II* or Other*/** 

5

Chemistry* 

5

Physical Education & Driver’s Education 

5

SPAN151**/Spanish II or Spanish III 

5 PAA   3 OCC

TOTAL

40 PAA    8-9 OCC***

JUNIOR

CREDITS

Performing Arts III/ THTR194**/THTR195**, DANC 120**/DANC 150** 

MUSC 120**/MUSC 160**/MUSC 181**, COEM 231**/COEM 232** 

10 PAA   4-6 OCC

English III, ENGL 151** or AP English Language and Composition 

5 PAA   3 OCC

Algebra II* and Elementary Functional Analysis (EFA)*, Pre-Calculus/MATH 191** or Statistics/ MATH 156** 

5-10 PAA   4+ OCC

ENVI 152** 

5 PAA   4 OCC

US History I/HIST 173** 

5 PAA   3 OCC

Political Science/POLI 183 

2.5 PAA   3 OCC

Sociology/SOCI 181 

2.5 PAA  3 OCC

Health & Physical Education 

5 PAA

Note: Juniors must complete OSHA training for Senior Internship 

TOTAL

40 PAA   24-26 OCC***

SENIOR

CREDITS

Performing Arts IV/THTR189**, MUSC 194**/MUSC 161**, DANC 145**/DANC 

5

241**/DANC 121**, COEM 233

5

English IV * ENGL 152** or AP English Literature w/ ENGL 152** Option 

5

Elective: Various 

5

US History II/HIST 174** 

5

Health & Physical Education 

5

Internship 

5

Performing Arts History/Theory 

5

Financial Literacy 

P/F

TOTAL

40

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