Potomac Senior High School
International Diploma Program

The Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) is an international diploma program through the University of Cambridge in England that allows students to earn college credits while still in high school.  The AICE program is intended to be a flexible program in which students can tailor their educational experience towards their strengths.  This program is internationally recognized for its merit in preparing students for post secondary success.

Cambridge AICE Diploma Credits 
Cambridge learners must take a minimum of seven (7) AICE courses to include AS Level Global Perspectives & Research. Learners may select courses from subject groups 1, 2, and 3 (and optionally Group 4) to be awarded the AICE Diploma. Learners must achieve at least one credit from each of Groups 1, 2 and 3. A maximum of two credits may be gained from group 4.

Group 1:
Mathematics & Sciences
Group 2:
Group 3:
Arts & Humanities
Group 4:
Interdisciplinary & Skill-based subjects
AICE Biology
AICE Chemistry
AICE Higher Math I
AICE Higher Math II
AICE Mechanics

AICE Physics
AICE Psychology
AICE Environmental Management
AICE English Language & Composition
AICE French IV
AICE French V
AICE Spanish IV
AICE Spanish V
AICE Art and Design
AICE World History
AICE US History
AICE Psychology
AICE English Literature
AICE Music
AICE General Paper
AICE Thinking Skills
AICE Global Perspectives (Mandatory)