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Curriculum Area                    Graduation
                                 Requirements
       English
                                     4 credits
         Math
       Science                       4 credits
                                     3 credits
   Social Studies
World Languages                      4 credits
                                     2 credits
      Fine Arts                       1 credit
      Wellness                       2 credits
       Elective                      3 credits

        Focus                        5 credits
      Electives

Credits Required for Graduation  28 credits

Curriculum Requirements

All students will pursue a focused program of study preparing them for postsecondary study. While all students may not
enter postsecondary training immediately following high school, they must be prepared for lifelong learning.

                                         Curriculum Requirements by Department

Social Studies – 4 credits
      • World History, AP Human Geography, AP European History, or AP World History
      • United States Government, Honors United States Government, or AP Government
      • Economics or Honors Economics (1/2 credit) or AP Macroeconomics
      • Personal Finance (1/2 credit)
      • United States History, Honors United States History, or AP United States History

Science – 3 credits

Minimum science requirement:
      • Biology 1, Honors Biology 1, or Biology 1B
      • Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics 1, or AP Physics C: Mechanics
      • Any additional lab science course

English – 4 credits
Minimum English requirement:

      • English 9 CP or Pre-AP
      • English 10 CP or Pre-AP
      • English 11 CP, Pre-AP, or AP
      • English 12 CP, AP, or Dual Enrollment English

World Language – 2 credits

The Language requirement includes the successful completion of two courses in the same World Language. Many colleges
and universities recommend three credits in the same World Language for admission purposes.

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