Ateneo de Manila Senior High School Curriculum


The Ateneo de Manila Senior High School is a Filipino, Catholic and Ignatian college-preparatory senior high school that instills in its graduates the values of commitment, competence, conscience, compassion, and Christ-centeredness.  The Senior High School encompasses Grades 11 and 12 of Ateneo de Manila University’s Basic Education.

Ateneo de Manila Senior High School offers programs for the following STRANDS under the ACADEMIC TRACK:

Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM)
General Academic (GA)
Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSS)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
 
ACCOUNTANCY, BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STRAND 
The ABM Strand prepares the students for business or management courses in college by introducing the basic subjects in Accountancy, Business, Management, Economics, Finance and Marketing.
Grade 11 
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 1 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Filipino
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Physical Education 1
  • Physical Science
  • Reading and Writing
  • Statistics and Probability

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 1

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Organization and Management
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 2 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Earth and Life Science
  • General Mathematics
  •  Oral Communication
  • Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto Tungo sa Pananaliksik
  • Philippine Contemporary Arts
  • Physical Education 2

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 2

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Business Mathematics with Pre-Calculus
 Grade 12 
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Physical Education 3

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • English for Academic and Professional Purposes
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Filipino sa Piling Larang: Sulating Akademik
  • Immersion

 
SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Applied Economics
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Fundamentals of Accountancy, Business, and Management 1
CORE SUBJECTS
  • 21st Century Literature
  • Christian Vocation, Basic Ecclesiology and Introduction to Philosophyof the Human Person
  • Physical Education 4
  • Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Empowerment Technologies

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Business Finance
  • Fundamentals of Accountancy, Business, and Management 2
  • Integrating Project
  • Principles of Marketing

GENERAL ACADEMIC STRAND 
The GA Strand provides the students with well-rounded college-preparatory formation and allows them to explore a wide range of interests. One of the attractive features of the program is the opportunity for the student to choose electives from ABM, HumSS, STEM, and specialized fields such as Art, Music, Computer Game Development, or Sports Science.

Grade 11
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 1 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Filipino
  • Philippine Contemporary Arts
  • Physical Education 1
  • Physical Science
  • Reading and Writing
  • Statistics and Probability

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 1

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Organization and Management
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 2 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Earth and Life Science
  • General Mathematics
  • Media and Information Literacy
  •  Oral Communication
  • Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto Tungo sa Pananaliksik
  • Physical Education 2

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 2

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction 
 Grade 12
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Christian Vocation, Basic Ecclesiology and Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person
  • Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics
  • Physical Education 3

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Empowerment Technologies
  • English for Academic and Professional Purposes
  • Immersion

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Applied Economics
  • Specialized Subject 1.1*
  • Specialized Subject 1.2*

 
*May be chosen from Specialized Subjects offered in other Strands and the following subjects:

  • Business Mathematics
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Fundamentals of ABM 1
  • Game Development 1
  • General Biology 1
  • General Chemistry 1
  • Music Appreciation 1
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Sports Science 1
  • Studio Arts 1
  • Trends, Networks, and Critical Thinking in the 21st Century
CORE SUBJECTS
  • 21st Century Literature
  • Physical Education 4

 
APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Filipino sa Piling Larang: Sulating Akademik

 
SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Philippine Politics and Governance
  • Integrating Project
  • Specialized Subject 2.1*
  • Specialized Subject 2.2*

 
*May be chosen from Specialized Subjects offered in other Strands and the following subjects:

  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Business Finance
  • Basic Calculus
  • Creative Writing
  • Fundamentals of ABM 2
  • Game Development 2
  • General Biology 2
  • General Chemistry 2
  • Music Appreciation 2
  • Sports Science 2
  • Studio Arts 2
  • World Religions and Belief Systems

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES STRAND 
The HumSS Strand develops the students’ ability to understand individuals and society, to think both critically and creatively, and to communicate ideas clearly and effectively in order to influence human behavior, society, politics and culture.

Grade 11
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 1 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Filipino
  • Philippine Contemporary Arts
  • Physical Education 1
  • Physical Science
  • Reading and Writing
  • Statistics and Probability

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 1

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 2 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Earth and Life Science
  • General Mathematics
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Oral Communication
  • Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto Tungo sa Pananaliksik
  • Physical Education 2

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 2

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Disciplines and Ideas in Social Studies
 Grade 12
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Christian Vocation, Basic Ecclesiology and Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person
  • Physical Education 3

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Empowerment Technologies
  • English for Academic and Professional Purposes
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Immersion

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Creative Non-Fiction/Malikhaing Pagsulat 1
  • Disciplines and Ideas in Applied Social Sciences
  • Philippine Politics and Governance
CORE SUBJECTS
  • 21st Century Literature
  • Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics
  • Physical Education 4

 
APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Filipino sa Piling Larang: Sulating Akademik

 
SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Creative Writing / Malikhaing Pagsulat 2
  • Integrating Project
  • Trends, Networks, and Critical Thinking in the 21st Century
  • World Religions and Belief Systems

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS STRAND 
The STEM Strand prepares the students for science-related courses in college by deepening their grasp of concepts in Math and Science through lessons in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus.

Grade 11
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 1 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Earth Science
  • Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Filipino
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Physical Education 1
  • Reading and Writing
  • Statistics and Probability

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 1

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Personal Development 2 (Tulong Dunong and Ignatian Spirituality)
  • Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction
  • Oral Communication
  • Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto Tungo sa Pananaliksik
  • Philippine Contemporary Arts
  • Physical Education 2

 
APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Practical Research 2

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • Basic Calculus
 Grade 12
1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
CORE SUBJECTS
  • Christian Vocation, Basic Ecclesiology and Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person
  • Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics
  • Physical Education 3

APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Empowerment Technologies
  • English for Academic and Professional Purposes
  • Immersion

SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • General Biology 1
  • General Chemistry 1
  • General Physics 1
CORE SUBJECTS
  • 21st Century Literature
  • Physical Education 4

 
APPLIED SUBJECTS

  • Empowerment Technologies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Filipino sa Piling Larang: Sulating Akademik

 
SPECIALIZED SUBJECTS

  • General Biology 2
  • General Chemistry 2
  • General Physics 2
  • Integrating Project