Global Learning Program

Saints Peter & Paul High School (“SSPP”) offers several alternative academic credit opportunities for students for original high school credit, dual enrollment credit, or course remediation through its Global Learning Program. Some of the courses that students have taken include:

  • Veterinary Science
  • AP European History
  • Statistics
  • Video Game Design
  • AP Biology
  • French
  • Entrepreneurship
  • AP Computer Science
  • Honors Criminology
  • Japanese
  • Honors Precalculus
  • Digital Media Design

Students can take courses on their own time or build them into their daily academic schedule. The School & College Counseling Office (410-822-2275, x153) will assist any interested student in examining the following options.

Dual Enrollment

Courses may be taken at approved and accredited colleges and universities outside of school with prior administrative approval. Credit may be earned towards both high school and college requirements and may be accepted as credit towards graduation requirements. Completed credits will be calculated into the student's GPA using the SSPP grading scale. There may be specific prerequisites for consideration as stipulated by the participating institution.

Online or Distance Learning

Online or distance learning courses can be taken through accredited colleges and universities for dual enrollment credit or through accredited online high school providers for original credit or credit recovery. Completed credits will be calculated into the student's GPA using the SSPP grading scale. There may be specific prerequisites for consideration as stipulated by the participating institution.

Independent Study

Independent study is open to qualified junior and senior students who wish to pursue an area of study that is not offered at the high school or for advanced study in a given discipline. Students must obtain initial approval from the Director of Guidance & College Counseling and the respective department chair. Credit will be granted upon completion of approved academic plan and calculated into the student's GPA using the SSPP grading scale.