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 Courses||Tier 2 Courses||Tier 3 Courses|
|Central and Eastern Europe||Disney Business & Leadership||Environmental Stewardship|
|Italy | Thanksgiving/Christmas||Historic Boston||Culinary Arts|
|Switzerland/Germany||Economies of Casino Industries||Saint John of God|
|Peru||Hall of Fame||In the Forest|
|Washington State of Mind||Disney Performing Arts||Visual Arts|
|Spain Exchange||Coastal History of Virginia||Philadelphia: Settlement to Skyline|
|Australia Exchange||Cultural Cuisine|
|Our Nation's Vets|
|Excel in Math (SAT Prep)|
Third Semester Course Catalog
Signature Programs at St. Augustine
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.
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.
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.