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Graduation Requirements
WM. S. HART UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
CANYON HIGH SCHOOL
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
 
A. ENGLISH 40
 
B. MATH (Including completion of Algebra I) 30
 
C. SCIENCE (Total: 20)
Physical Science 10
Biological Science 10
 
D. SOCIAL STUDIES (Total: 30)
Modern Civilizations 10
U.S. History 10
American Government/Economics 5/5
E. DRIVER’S EDUCATION/HEALTH 2.5/2.5
 
F. PRACTICAL ART (Business, Family & Consumer Science OR Industrial Arts) 5
 
G. FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE 10 OR 15*
 
H. PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20
 
I. ELECTIVES 70/75
 
TOTAL CREDITS: 220
 
*EITHER 10 credits of Fine Arts or 5 credits of Fine Arts AND 10 credits of Foreign language are required. Students taking Foreign Language will need 70 elective credits.
State law requires that students in the Class of 2006 and beyond must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in order to earn a diploma. Those who meet all of the course and credit requirements, but who do not pass the CASHSEE will receive a Certificate of Completion.