Additional Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements:

 

OCCUPATIONAL
***
Course of Study Requirements
College Tech Prep
Course of Study Requirements
College Prep
Course of Study Requirements
(UNC 4-yr Colleges)
Future Ready Core
For Ninth Graders Entering in 2009/10 - 2011/12

4 Credits Occupational
English I, II, III and IV

4 English Courses
I, II, III, IV
4 English Courses
I, II, III, IV
4 English Courses
I, II, III, IV

3 Credits
Occupational Mathematics I, II and III

4 Mathematics Courses including
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II OR
Algebra I, Technical Math I & II
4 Mathematics Courses including
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, one course unit in the 12th grade that Algebra II is a prerequisite
4 Mathematics Courses including
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II OR
Integrated Math I, II & III (Algebra I EOC will be administered at the end of Integrated Math II)
4th Math Course to be aligned with the student’s post high school plans
2 Credits
Life Skills Science I and II
3 Science Courses
Earth/Environmental Science
Biology
A Physical Science Course
3 Science Courses
Earth/Environmental Science
Biology
A Physical Science Course
3 Science Courses
Earth/Environmental Science
Biology
A Physical Science Course
2 Credits
Social Studies I (Government/US History)
Social Studies II (Self-Advocacy/Problem Solving)
3 Social Studies Credits
World History
Civics & Economics
US History
3 Social Studies Credits
World History
Civics & Economics
US History
3 Social Studies Credits
World History
Civics & Economics
US History
Foreign Language
Not required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Foreign Language
2 Credits in the same language
Foreign Language
Not required for graduation
(Students planning to attend 4 yr colleges should take 2 or more units in same language)
Health and Physical Education
1 credit
Health & Physical Education
1 Credit
Health & Physical Education
1 Credit
Health & Physical Education
1 Credit
Occupational Preparation: 6 credits
Occupational Preparation I, II, III, IV
4 Credits in Career/Technical
Select courses appropriate for career path to include a 2nd level (starred*) course
Credit in Career/Technical
Not Required
 
4 Credits
Career/Technical Education electives

Computer Proficiency as specified in IEP.
Elective Credits
Elective courses necessary to reach a minimum of 28 credits
Elective Credits
Elective courses necessary to reach a minimum of 28 credits
Elective Credits
6 Credits Required
2 Elective credits of any combination from either:
  • Career & Technical Education
  • Arts Education
  • Second Languages
4 Elective credits strongly recommended (four course concentration) from one of the following:
  • Career & Technical Education
  • JROTC
  • Arts Education (e.g. dance, music,
  • theatre arts, visual arts)
  • Any other subject area (e.g. science, mathematics, social studies, English)

 

*1 required elective credit Freshman year: Comet Connections/Freshman Seminar or AVID Elective

Elective Credits/Completion of IEP objectives/Career Portfolio-required/No Exit Exam      
22 Credits 28 Credits 28 Credits 28 Credits