International Baccalaureate (IB) / IB Curriculum

IB  Curriculum

IB Options at South Hills High

SHHS IB courses are open to 11th and 12th-grade students who are interested in a rigorous course of study with a strong commitment to learning. We offer three IB options at SHHS:

1. The Diploma Program 
2. Associates 
3. Courses

Study 6 subjects(3 HL & 3 SL or 4 HL & 2 SL*) + the core: creativity, activity, service (CAS), extended essay(EE), and theory of knowledge(TOK)
Study 3-4 subjects (2 HL & 2 SL or 3 HL*) +CAS & TOK
Course selections [taking courses a la carte like students do with AP]

*IB offers a variety of Higher Level (HL) & Standard Level (SL) courses. HL courses represent 240 teaching hours. SL courses represent 150 teaching hours.