Curriculum

We offer 150 courses and 34 subject areas for AP and Honors. Our curriculum covers the major disciplines (arts, English, history, language, math, science)—and then it takes off: offerings in neurobiology, robotics, genetics. Classes like Green Architecture, Financial Markets and Investment, Modern India. We develop new courses every year. And we’re always thinking of ways to adapt courses to new information and new ideas, include hands-on experience and apply coursework in the real world.

A successful educational journey is not just about being able to recite the correct answers. It's about being able to think about what is being studied in a critical and careful way, and even more, to develop one's own voice to learn and express it with confidence. We have learned this at Peddie. Pras Hongladaromp '02


It's about innovation

COURSE OFFERINGS

Please note: Peddie has a three-term academic calendar. Not all courses are offered every term; various electives are offered based on course enrollment.

Science

Mathematics

Language

History

English

Arts

Music


Chorus
Orchestra
Music Foundations
Musicianship I 
AP Music Theory 

Theater


Theater Foundations
Acting I
Comedy Improvisation
Mobile Movie Making
Musical Theater 
Speech and Debate I 
Speech and Debate II
Stage Production 
Honors Theater 

Visual Arts


Visual Arts Foundations
Drawing and Design
Painting 
Sculpture 
Architecture 
Animal Habitat Architecture
Advanced Architecture: Computer Design
Photography I 
Photography II 
Advanced Photography
Film and Video 
AP Studio Art 
Honors Studio Art 
Mobile Movie Making

Curriculum spotlight

One of the things our teachers love about Peddie is the encouragement and support from the administration for innovation in the classroom. Departmentally, faculty are continually motivated to bring new course ideas to the table. Here, we highlight electives being offered by the English Department this spring.
"Good Movie, Great Book": Contemporized Classics
Literature of Challenges—Trials & Triumphs
The Trojan War
Anna Karenina:  A Comprehensive  Study of Tolstoy's Masterpiece
Human Noir: A Comparative Study in Hitchcock and Nabokov
“Mi Haffi Work”: Caribbean Literature and Pop Culture