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Graduation Program Requirements Eligibility
In order to graduate with a Dogwood, every student in the Graduation Program has to pass certain basic courses, like English, mathematics and science. The table below is an overview of what you need to graduate:
– 48 credits from required courses,
– 28 credits from elective courses, and
– 4 credits from Graduation Transitions.
Graduation requirements are introduced in your Planning 10 class. For more help, talk to your teacher or school counselor, and refer to the Grad Planner for more details.
|SUBJECT AREA||MINIMUM CREDITS|
|Language Arts 10 (English)||4|
|Language Arts 11 (English/Communications)||4|
|Language Arts 12 (English/Communications)||4|
|Social Studies 10||4|
|Social Studies 11, BC First Nations Studies 12, or Canadian Civics 11 (when available)||4|
|Science 11 or 12||4|
|Mathematics 11 or 12||4|
|Physical Education 10||4|
|Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills 10, 11, or 12||4|
Students must earn at least 28 elective credits for Grade 10-12 courses.
|Graduation Transitions||4 credits|
|OVERALL TOTAL||80 credits|
Students must earn 4 credits for Graduation Transitions
*Of the 80 credits for graduation, at least 16 must be at the Grade 12 level, including a Grade 12 Language Arts course. Specific courses may be required for university admission. Balance of credits will be earned from elective courses.