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GRADUATION and A-G REQUIREMENTS

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

From Clayton Valley Charter High School

Courses completed with a passing grade are worth 5 credits each semester (10 credits per school year)

(For college eligibility, students may need to complete additional requirements.)

 

 

 

Subject Requirements:

Subjects

230 Total Credits Needed

ENGLISH

40 CREDITS (4 YEARS)

MATHEMATICS

30 CREDITS (3 YEARS)

SOCIAL STUDIES

30 CREDITS (3 YEARS)

SCIENCE (PHYSICAL & LIFE)

30 CREDITS (3 YEARS)

  • 10 LIFE
  • 10 PHYSICAL
  • 10 LIFE OR PHYSICAL

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

10 CREDITS (1 YEAR)

LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH

10 CREDITS (1 YEAR)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

20 CREDITS (2 YEARS)

ELECTIVES

60 CREDITS

 

  • Must pass both the ELA (English Language Arts) and Math sections

     of the CAHSEE which are required for high school graduation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A-G           UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA / CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS    

“a-g” Subject

Requirements

UC/CSU Admission Requirements

 

CVCHS “a-g” Courses

 

a.  History

2 Years

Required

                                                   a - History

World History,  AP European History,  US History,  AP United States History,         US Government,  AP Government and Politics United States

 

UC/CSU:  Two years of history / social science, including one year of World History, Cultures or Geography; and one year of U.S. History or one-half year of US History and one-half year of American Government/Civics.

b.  English

 

 

4 Years

Required

 

                                                   b – English           

English 1,  English 2,  English 3,  English 3 Honors, Expository Reading & Writing Course,  English Learner Development 3, English 4 SDAIE,  AP English Literature and Composition               

c.  Mathematics

 

 

3 Years Required

 

4 Years Recommended

    

                                              c - Mathematics

Algebra 1,  Geometry 1,  Algebra 2,  Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Trigonometry and Advanced Algebra,  Statistics, AP Statistics, Pre-Calculus Honors, AP Calculus A/B, Financial Algebra

UC/CSU:  Three years including Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 (Four years recommended)

d.  Science

 

 

2 Years Required

(1 yr. Physical        and 1 yr. Life)

 

3 Years Recommended

                                     d - Science (Laboratory)

Life Science:  Biology 1,  AP Biology,  Marine Biology, Anatomy & Physiology,

                         (M) Principles of Biomedical Sciences (9th)

                         (M) Human Body Systems (10th)

                         (M) Medical Interventions (11th)

Physical Science:  Chemistry,  Honors Chemistry, AP Chemistry,

                                    Physics, Physics Honors

Life & Physical Science:  AP Environmental Science

e.  LOTE

Language other than English

2 Years Required

 

3 Years

Recommended

                               e – Language Other Than English

Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 3, AP Spanish 4 Language and Culture,                     AP Spanish 5 Literature and Culture, French 1,  French 2,  French 3,

AP French 4 Language and Culture,  Honors French 5  

f.  VAPA

Visual and     

Performing

Arts

1 Year

Required

                             f - VAPA  Visual and Performing Arts

(E) Introduction to Design (9th), Art 1,  Art 2, Art Design,  Art and Animation (ROP),             AP Studio Art, AP Art History,  Computer Graphic Arts (ROP), Ceramics 1,      Dance 1, (A) Beginning Drama,  (A) Advanced Drama,  Video Production 1,         Film Study Introduction, Photography Arts 1,  Photography Arts Advanced,    Guitar Beginner,  Jazz Band,  Symphonic Band,  Orchestra (String),                    Wind Ensemble, AP Music Theory,  Concert Choir, Concert Choir Advanced,  Treble Choir (Women’s Ensemble)

g.  College

Preparatory

Electives

 

Any extra

A-F =G

 

1 Year

Required

College Prep Course

                                g – College Preparatory Electives

Earth Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Journalism 1, Public Speaking 1, Public Speaking 2, AP Computer Science, Sports Medicine (ROP), (M) Biomedical Innovation(12th), Developmental Psychology of Children (ROP), Psychology, Sociology, AP Psychology, Economics, AP Microeconomics, Creative Writing,

(E) Principles of Engineering (10th), (E) Civil Engineering & Architecture(ROP) 11th (E) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ROP)12th

Academy Specific Electives:  A-=Clayton Arts / E = Engineering/ M = Medical Careers                 Last Update: 12/8/2016