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Graduation Requirements Comparison


Comparison of Graduation Requirements

44 semester credits needed for graduation.

Through Class of 2015
Class of 2016 and Beyond

Core Subject Area Requirements
(29 Credits)

  1. 6 credits (3 years) History/Social Science

  2. 8 credits (4 years) English

  3. 6 credits (3 years) Mathematics

  4. 6 credits (3 years) Science: one year of life science in a UC-approved laboratory science course in the 'd' subject area; one year of physical science in a UC-approved laboratory science course in the 'd' subject area; and one additional year science in a UC-approved course work in the 'd' or 'g' subject area.

  5. 2 credits (1 year) Language Other Than English (World Lanugage) and 1 credit (1 semester) practical or visual and performing arts

    OR

  6. 2 credits (2 semesters) visual and performing arts and 1 credit (1 semester) practical arts (3 credits total e. and f. combined)

Additional Requirements (15 Credits)

  • 4 credits (2 years) Physical Education and pass the Fitnessgram

  • 11 credits (5.5 years) Electives

Core Subject Area Requirements
(32 Credits)

  1. 6 credits (3 years) in UC 'a' approved History/Social Science courses

  2. 8 credits (4 years) in UC 'b' approved English courses

  3. 6 credits (3 years) in UC 'c' approved Mathematics courses
    • Integrated Math I
    • Integrated Math II
    • Integrated Math III

  4. 6 credits (3 years) Science: one year of life science in a UC-approved laboratory science course in the 'd' subject area; one year of physical science in a UC-approved laboratory science course in the 'd' subject area; and one additional year science in a UC-approved course work in the 'd' or 'g' subject area.

  5. 4 credits (2 years) in the same language in UC 'e' approved world lanugage courses

  6. 2 credits (1 year) Visual and Performing Arts

  7. The third year of science required by the district fulfills the UC 'g' (elective) requirement

Additional Requirements (12 Credits)

  • 4 credits (2 years) Physical Education and pass the Fitnessgram

  • 8 credits (4 years) Electives