Graduation Requirements

 

The following chart lists the graduation requirements for Clinton High School by subject. 
 
 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS for the Classes 2016 & 2017

 

50 CREDITS ARE REQUIRED TO GRADUATE

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

8 credits

SOCIAL STUDIES

7 credits

SCIENCE

6 credits

MATHEMATICS

7 credits

WELLNESS

5 credits

FINE ARTS

1 credit

PRACTICAL ARTS

1 credit

English 9 (2)

English 10 (2)

English 11 (2)

English 12 (2)

US History (2)

Human Civilization (2)

Am. Government (1)

Economics (1)

 

One of either: Psychology, Sociology or Diversity Studies (1)

Life Science (2)

Physical Science (2)

Science Electives (2)

Four year colleges will ask for two out the following:  Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Four year colleges will ask for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2

Physical Education (4)

Health (1)

Examples:

Band, Orchestra, Choir, 2-D Art, 3-D Art, Digital Arts,  or Music Appreciation

Examples:

Examples:

Computer Info & Tech, Intro to Business, Intro to Engineering & Design, Journey Through Tech Careers, Foods, Adult Living, Infant Development

 

15 Elective credits plus the 35 required credits from above give the students a total of 50 credits.  Electives are any courses that are not required for graduation.  They are exploratory classes in art, business, computer, family and consumer science, industrial technology, world languages, music or advanced study in any required course.

 

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS

 

It is recommended by four-year liberal arts colleges (and required by some) that students

entering college have at least 4 credits of World Languages.

Actual requirements vary from college to college.  Check with your college(s) of choice to

determine what classes are required for admission.

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS for the Class of 2018 & Beyond

 

50 CREDITS ARE REQUIRED TO GRADUATE

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

8 credits

SOCIAL STUDIES

7 credits

SCIENCE

7 credits

MATHEMATICS

7 credits

WELLNESS

5 credits

FINE ARTS

1 credit

PRACTICAL ARTS

1 credit

English 9 (2)

English 10 (2)

English 11 (2)

English 12 (2)

US History (2)

Human Civilization (2)

Am. Government (1)

Economics (1)

 

One of either: Psychology, Sociology or Diversity Studies (1)

Biology (2)

Chemistry (2)

Physics (2)

Earth Science (1)

Four year colleges will ask for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2

Physical Education (4)

Health (1)

Examples:

Band, Orchestra, Choir, 2-D Art, 3-D Art, Digital Arts,  or Music Appreciation

Examples:

Examples:

Computer Info & Tech, Intro to Business, Intro to Engineering & Design, Journey Through Tech Careers, Foods, Adult Living, Infant Development

 

14 Elective credits plus the 36 required credits from above give the students a total of 50 credits.  Electives are any courses that are not required for graduation.  They are exploratory classes in art, business, computer, family and consumer science, industrial technology, world languages, music or advanced study in any required course.

 

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS

 

It is recommended by four-year liberal arts colleges (and required by some) that students

entering college have at least 4 credits of World Languages.

Actual requirements vary from college to college.  Check with your college(s) of choice to

determine what classes are required for admission.