Graduation Requirements

AHS | Academics | Graduation Requirements

In order for students to graduate the following criteria must be met:

  • Total required credits (150)
  • Total elective credits (80)
  • Total credits required to graduate (230)
 
230 Total Credits Required
  • Mathematics (20)
  • English (35)
  • World History (10)
  • US History (10)
  • Civic/Economics (10)
  • Physical Education (10)
  • Health (5)
  • Physical Science (Oceanography) (10)
  • Biological Science (Life Science, Biology, Zoology) (10)
  • Fine Arts (Arts, Drama, Music) (5)
  • Fine Arts of Foreign Languages (5)
  • Practical Arts (Voc. Ed., C& F Studies, Business, Photo, ROP) (5)
  • Computer Literacy (5)

Required High School Courses

Freshman Core
  • English I or equivalent
  • English II or equivalent
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Health
  • Practical Art
  • Fine Art/Foreign Language
 
Sophomore Core
  • English III or equivalent
  • English IV or equivalent
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Science I or equivalent
  • Physical Science II or equivalent
  • World History I or equivalent
  • World History II or equivalent
  • Fine Art
 
Junior Core
  • English
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • US History I
  • US History II
  • Biological Science I
  • Biological Science II
 
Senior Core
  • Career English
  • Civics
  • Economics

Credit Worksheet Example
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