Third Semester

In addition to rigorous, college-preparatory coursework, St. Augustine Prep students participate in a variety of unique programs that complement their academic studies and prepare them to be contributory members of their world.

St. Augustine’s Third Semester program is an innovative academic experience that fosters empathy and global engagement. Third Semester courses offer Prep students a chance to study in an immersive environment which may include foreign travel, practical or professional study, social work, or intense academic research.



Current Third Semester programs include:

Tier 1 CoursesTier 2 CoursesTier 3 Courses
Central and Eastern EuropeDisney Business & LeadershipEnvironmental Stewardship
Italy | Thanksgiving/ChristmasHistoric BostonCulinary Arts
Switzerland/GermanyEconomies of Casino IndustriesSaint John of God
PeruHall of FameIn the Forest
Washington State of MindDisney Performing ArtsVisual Arts
Spain ExchangeCoastal History of VirginiaPhiladelphia: Settlement to Skyline
Australia ExchangeCultural Cuisine
Sports Management
Our Nation's Vets
Mental Toughness
Excel in Math (SAT Prep)
Comedy Central


Third Semester Course Catalog


Signature Programs at St. Augustine

Caritas Project

The Caritas Program is a service-oriented requirement of 100 or more hours through which rising seniors enrich the local and/or global community. Projects are entirely student-designed and student-driven and may be completed individually or in small groups. Recent endeavors include Costa Rica Lacrosse & Service, Summertime Swing Music Tour, and The Garden Project at St. Mary School.

Unitas Program

The relationship between teacher and student is vital to nurturing curiosity and a passion for learning at St. Augustine. Unitas connects freshmen with faculty advisors who support their students in their quest for knowledge.

Third Semester

The Third Semester Program allows underclassmen to become students of the world outside the classroom. Whether engaged in learning opportunities locally or internationally, students are forever changed by these dynamic experiences.