8 semester credits
Grade 9 English: 2 credits (English 1-2 or advanced alternative)
Grade 10 English: 2 credits (English 3-4 or advanced alternative)
Grade 11 & 12 English: 4 credits, including 1 credit in a course that emphasizes American Literature and 3 credits from a prescribed list of English courses.
English as a Second Language (ESL) may be used to fulfill the 8-semester English requirement.
English credit will not be granted for drama, public speaking or journalism.