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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

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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:

– 52 credits from required courses,

– 28 credits from elective courses, and

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.

REQUIRED COURSES
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 10 4
Science 11 or 12 4
Mathematics 10 4
Mathematics 11 or 12 4
Physical Education 10 4
Planning 10 4
Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills 10, 11, or 12 4
Career Life Connections (Capstone Project) 4
TOTAL 52 credits
ELECTIVE COURSES

Students must earn at least 28 elective credits for Grade 10-12 courses

28 credits
OVERALL TOTAL 80 credits

Graduation Assessments

Graduation assessments are changing to align with the new curriculum and international trends for large-scale assessments. As part of the updated graduation requirements, students in the 2018 Graduation Program will have to complete two* provincial assessments. They will focus on the demonstration and application of numeracy and literacy.