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Hana Academy Seoul is a comprehensive independent private boarding high school, the only such one in the Seoul metropolitan area, enrolling 204 members of the Class of 2012 as 10th graders. The school opened in March 2010 and will enroll more students following years.

Hana Academy Seoul aims to create a well-balanced student body by promoting a sense of dedication to academics, the school community, and the community at large (both local and international), as well as fostering such areas as arts and sports, and developing a spirit of volunteerism-all at a school with an innovative approach to learning.


CURRICULUM

Hana Academy Seoul offers a very rigorous academic curriculum to challenge our students' high academic caliber. All students are expected to carry 34 to 36 units in every semester of attendance. Students complete most of national core courses during their first year (10th grade) in Hana Academy except Korean and English. Students take electives and additional courses for their second (11th) and third (12th) year in different subject areas. These elective courses include AP and Honors courses as well as an individual research project.


Class of 2014 (12th Grade)

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester
Special Activities

Special Activities(4)

Special Activities(4)

Special

Activities(4)

Special

Activities(4)

Special Activities(2)

Special Activities(2)

English Conversation(2), Creative Writing(2) (intensive course completed in 1 semester)
required

Korean(4)
Mathematics(6)

Korean(4)

student may choose one track per term

eight

4-credit

courses

eight

4-credit

courses

Korean History(4)

Track1
English(6credits)*1course
five 4-credit courses
two 2-credit courses
4 free
periods
PE(2)
music/Art(2)
PE(2)
music/Art(2)
electives English Electives(4) English Electives(4)
Math Electives
Track2
English(6credits)*1course six 4-credit courses one 2-credit course
2 free
periods
Economics
Electives(4)
Science Electives(4) Science Electives(4)
Foreign Language Electives(2) Foreign Language Electives(2)
4 free periods * 2 semesters 2 free periods
* 2 semesters
Total number of Credits 34 34 34~36 34~36 34 34
Number of Courses 8 8 8 8 8 8


Class of 2015 (11th Grade)

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester
Special Activities

Special Activities(4)

Special Activities(4)

Special

Activities(4)

Special

Activities(4)

Special Activities(2)

Special Activities(2)

Creative Writing(2)(intensive course completed in 1 semester)
required

Korean(4)
Mathematics(6)

Korean(4)

student may choose one track per term

Korean History(4)

Track1
English(6credits)
*1course
five 4-credit courses
two 2-credit courses
4 free periods Track1
six 4-credit courses
two 2-credit courses
4 free periods
PE(2)Music/Art(2) PE(2)Music/Art(2)
electives English Electives(4) English Electives(4)
Math Electives
Track2
English(6credits)
*1course
six 4-credit courses
one 2-credit course
2 free periodss Track2
seven 4-credit course
one 2-credit 1course
2 free periods
Economics
Electives(4)
Science Electives(4) Science Electives(4) Track3
eight 4-credit courses
no free periods
Foreign Language Electives(2) Foreign Language Electives(2)
2~4 free periods * 2 semesters
Total
number of
Credits
34~36 34~36 34~36 34~36 32~36 30~34
Number of Courses 8 8 8 8 8 8


Class of 2016 (10th Grade)

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester 1st semester 2nd semester
Special Activities

4

4

4

4

4

2

Creative Writing(2)(intensive course completed in 1 semester)
Aca demi cs required Korean 4credits*2courses (8) English 6credits*2courses(12) Math 6credits*2courses(12)

student may choose one track per term

Social Studies/Science   General electives   PE/Arts electives Korean History(4) Economics(4)* Track1 8 required courses + general electives
PE/Arts electives
seven 4-credit courses+one 2-credit course
4 free periods
Economics(4)* Korean History(4) + general electives(2) or PE/Arts(2) 1course 2 free periods
Science(4) [Physics1,Biology1]

Science(4)**
[Chemistry1,Earth Science1]

+ general electives(2) or PE/Arts(2) 2courses no free periods
Japanese(2) Japanese(2) Track2 8 required courses + general electives
PE/Arts electives
eight 4-credit courses
4 free periods
Chinese(2) Chinese(2) + general electives(2) or PE/Arts(2) 1course 2 free periods
Music(2) Art(2) + general electives(2) or PE/Arts(2) 2courses no free periods
Art(2) Music(2) Track3 8 required courses + general electives
PE/Arts required
six 4-credit courses+two 2-credit courses
+ general elective or PE/Arts*1course
4 free periods
PE(2) PE(2) + may take extra general electives or
PE/Arts courses
elective
Total Credits 30 30 30 ~ 34 30 ~ 34 30 ~ 34 30 ~ 34
Number of Courses 8 8 8~11 8~11 8~11 8~11
Total number of Credits 34 or 36 36 or 34 34~38 34~38 32~38 32~36
AP courses will be offered in:br/> Economics, Psychology Biology Physics Chemistry Calculus Statistics English Language & Composition Chinese Japanese

Honors courses are offered in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Math and English.