CURRICULUM

The Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions (DHSHP@Qatar) was established to provide a comprehensive and challenging college preparatory program to motivate and enable students to pursue postsecondary studies in science, math, medicine, engineering, and technology. Students attending the DeBakey – Qatar will follow the prescribed four-year course sequence. As a result, each student will exceed the minimum graduation requirements. The course sequence of each subject is determined by the student’s preference. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are subject to acceptance policy. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 100 volunteer hours prior to graduation.

Lower School

FIFTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • English(ELAR)
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • STEAM
  • Islamic
  • Arabic
SIXTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health Education
  • English(ELAR)
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Arts
  • STEAM
  • Islamic
SEVENTH GRADE - Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health
  • English(ELAR)
  • English Second Language(ESL)
  • World Study
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Arts
  • Islamic
  • Arabic
EIGHTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health Education
  • English(ELAR)
  • English Second Language(ESL)
  • Introduction to French
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Technology Applications
  • Physical Education
  • Islamic
  • Arabic

Upper School

NINTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English
  • World Geography
  • IPC and Biology
  • Algebra I
  • BCIS I
  • Islamic Studies or Islamic Studies–English
  • Arabic or Foreign Language
  • Physical Education
  • Health Studies (Introduction to Health Science Tech or Concepts of Engineering and Technology or Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance
  • Electives (Robotics – Engineering track / Oral Interpretation of Literature – Health and Business track / Qatar History)
TENTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English
  • World History
  • Chemistry
  • Geometry or Geometry and Algebra II
  • BCIS II
  • Islamic Studies or Islamic Studies– English
  • Arabic or Foreign Language
  • Physical Education
  • Health Science Tech I or Principles of Applied Engineering or Global Business
  • Electives (Fine Arts 1A & 1B – Art, Music or Theater)
ELEVENTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English or AP Language
  • American History or American History + (AP Psychology/AP Human Geography)
  • Physics or Physics + (AP Chemistry/AP Biology)
  • Algebra II or Pre-Calculus/(Pre-Calculus and AP Statistics)
  • Fundamental of Computer Science
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Health Science Tech II or Engineering Design and Presentation I or Business Management
  • Journalism and Speech
TWELFTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English or AP Literature
  • Economics (1 semester) and Government(1 semester) or Economics (1 semester), Government(1 semester) and (AP Psychology/AP Human Geography)
  • AP Chemistry or AP Biology or AP Physics
  • Pre-Calculus or (AP Statistics and/or AP Calculus) or AP Calculus
  • AP Computer Science or Fundamental of Computer
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Health Science Tech. III or Engineering Design and Problem Solving or Practicum in Business Management

The Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions (DHSHP@Qatar) was established to provide a comprehensive and challenging college preparatory program to motivate and enable students to pursue postsecondary studies in science, math, medicine, engineering, and technology. Students attending the DeBakey – Qatar will follow the prescribed four-year course sequence. As a result, each student will exceed the minimum graduation requirements. The course sequence of each subject is determined by the student’s preference. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are subject to acceptance policy. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 100 volunteer hours prior to graduation.

Lower School

FIFTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • English(ELAR)
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • STEAM
  • Islamic
  • Arabic
SIXTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health Education
  • English(ELAR)
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Arts
  • STEAM
  • Islamic
SEVENTH GRADE - Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health
  • English(ELAR)
  • English Second Language(ESL)
  • World Study
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Arts
  • Islamic
  • Arabic
EIGHTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • Science
  • Health Education
  • English(ELAR)
  • English Second Language(ESL)
  • Introduction to French
  • American History
  • Mathematics
  • Technology Applications
  • Physical Education
  • Islamic
  • Arabic

Upper School

NINTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English
  • World Geography
  • IPC and Biology
  • Algebra I
  • BCIS I
  • Islamic Studies or Islamic Studies–English
  • Arabic or Foreign Language
  • Physical Education
  • Health Studies (Introduction to Health Science Tech or Concepts of Engineering and Technology or Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance
  • Electives (Robotics – Engineering track / Oral Interpretation of Literature – Health and Business track / Qatar History)
TENTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English
  • World History
  • Chemistry
  • Geometry or Geometry and Algebra II
  • BCIS II
  • Islamic Studies or Islamic Studies– English
  • Arabic or Foreign Language
  • Physical Education
  • Health Science Tech I or Principles of Applied Engineering or Global Business
  • Electives (Fine Arts 1A & 1B – Art, Music or Theater)
ELEVENTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English or AP Language
  • American History or American History + (AP Psychology/AP Human Geography)
  • Physics or Physics + (AP Chemistry/AP Biology)
  • Algebra II or Pre-Calculus/(Pre-Calculus and AP Statistics)
  • Fundamental of Computer Science
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Health Science Tech II or Engineering Design and Presentation I or Business Management
  • Journalism and Speech
TWELFTH GRADE – Course Sequence
  • English or AP Literature
  • Economics (1 semester) and Government(1 semester) or Economics (1 semester), Government(1 semester) and (AP Psychology/AP Human Geography)
  • AP Chemistry or AP Biology or AP Physics
  • Pre-Calculus or (AP Statistics and/or AP Calculus) or AP Calculus
  • AP Computer Science or Fundamental of Computer
  • Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Health Science Tech. III or Engineering Design and Problem Solving or Practicum in Business Management