Departments & Curriculum

From digital media to Latin, and from business classes to college credit forensics

our academic program offers young men a diverse and robust curriculum designed to challenge a broad range of student abilities. Download the entire Curriculum Guide, explore each department page, or browse select courses below.


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English Social Studies
Mathematics Theology
Physical Education World Languages
Science Band/Choir/Studio Arts/Theatre

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Every history class I have taken at De Smet has given me a plethora of knowledge, not only about events and how they transpired, but also how they came to be and their implications today. They are so in-depth when discussing their relative time periods. David Stephens '21

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