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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 Career Life Education 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)||4|
|Language Arts 12 (English)||4|
|Social Studies 10||4|
|Social Studies 11, or Social Studies 12||4|
|Science 11 or 12||4|
|Mathematics 11 or 12||4|
|Physical and Health Education 10||4|
|Career Life Education||4|
|Fine Arts Education and/or Applied Design, Skills and Technologies 10,11 or 12||4|
|Career Life Connections (Capstone Project)||4|
Students must earn at least 28 elective credits for Grade 10-12 courses, at least 16 credits must be at the grade 12 level.
|OVERALL TOTAL||80 credits|
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.