High School: Graduation Requirements

High school graduation requirements are highlighted in blue.  Four year colleges and universities have additional admission requirements in parenthasis.  Please to go to our college planning page for more info.

 

Subject
 
District Requirements in blue.
UC/CSU Requirements in parenthasis ().

 
  10 Credits 20 Credits 30 Credits 40 Credits
English ~ Each year 9-12
40 Credits (UC/CSU requires 40)
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Math 20 Credits (UC/CSU requires 30- Integrated 1, Integ 2, Integ 3) 5 5 5 5 (5) (5) 5 5
World History ~ 10th grade
10 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10)
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
US History ~ 11th grade
10 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10)
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Civics/Economics ~ 12th grade
10 Credits
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Foreign Language (UC/CSU requires 20 credits) (5) (5) (5) (5) 5 5 5 5
Physical Education ~ 20 Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Physical Science 10 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Biological Science 10 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Fine Arts 10 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Health Science 5 Credits 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Electives 85 Credits (UC/CSU requires 10 in one of the academic areas above)
  5
  5
  5
  5
  5
  5
  5
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  5
  5
  5
  5
  5
  5
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  5
             
Total Credits Required for Graduation = 230
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