GRADUATION  REQUIREMENTS

15 FIXED Mandatory Credits

  • 4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)*

  • 3 credits in mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)

  • 2 credits in science

  • 1 credit in Canadian history

  • 1 credit in Canadian geography

  • 1 credit in arts

  • 1 credit in health and physical education

  • 1 credit in French as a second language

  • 0.5 credit in career studies

3 Additional Requirements

  • 12 optional credits****

  • 40 hours of community involvement activities

  • The provincial literacy requirement

1. Students must complete all mandatory credits and activities:

2. Students must complete one credit from each group (total 3 credits):

Group 1 (1 credit)

  • English or French as a second language**

  • A Native language

  • A classical or international language

  • Social sciences and the humanities

  • Canadian and world studies

  • Guidance and career educations

  • Cooperative education***

Group 2 (1 credit)

  • Health and physical education

  • The arts

  • Business studies

  • French as a second language**

  • Cooperative education***

Group 3 (1 credit)

  • Science (Grade 11 or 12)

  • Technological education

  • French as a second language**

  • Cooperative education*** 

3 FLEXIBLE Mandatory Credits

* A maximum of 3 credits in English as a second language (ESL) or English literacy development (ELD) may be counted to wards the 4 compulsory credits in English, but the fourth must be a credit earned for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.

** In groups 1, 2, and 3, a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language can count as compulsory credits, one from group 1 and one from either group 2 or group 3.

*** A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as compulsory credits.

**** The 12 optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit courses.

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