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Diplomas

General Education

The general education diploma is recommended for students who do not plan to go to college. Use the general education planning sheet to help decide what courses to take and when.

Degree Requirements

Language Arts
8 credits in literature, speech, and composition, including the required:

  • English 9
  • English 10

Mathematics
4 credits:

Recommended:

  • Pre-Algebra (Basic Mathematics)
  • Algebra I

OR

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry or Algebra II

Science
2 credits from life science

2 credits from physical science

Social Studies
4 required credits:

  • U.S. History
  • Economics
  • U.S. Government

PLUS

2 elective social studies credits

Health Education
1 credit:

  • Health Education: Basic Course

Electives
17 credits

We encourage you to take courses that are related to your career interest.