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Graduation Requirements

Grossmont Union High School District Graduation Requirements

And UC A-G Subject Requirements for

University of California and

California State University Admission


COURSE AND UNIT REQUIREMENTS:        220 Credits


SUBJECT AREA

Units Required of
All Students

Units Required for
CSU/UC College Admission

1.

English

40

40

2.

Mathematics

30

 30 (40 recommended)

3.

Science

20

20 (30 recommended)

4.

Social Science

35

20

5.

Physical Education

20


6.

Visual or Performing Arts

10

10


and/or Foreign Language

10

20 (30 recommended)

7.

Technology

5


8.

Electives

60

10


Total Units Required for Graduation

220






NOTE - (Numbers correspond to subject area listed above)

2. This requirement includes one year of algebra, as well as, a year long course beyond algebra.

3. One year of Life Science and one year of Physical Science.

Students at Valhalla High School must complete three years of science per board policy.

4. One semester of Geography (9th), one year of World History (10th), one year of U.S. History  (11th), one semester of American Government and one semester of Economics (12th).

6. Ten units of Foreign Language or Visual and Performing Arts required for graduation (examples of Visual or Performing Arts courses include art, theater or music).  Student wishing to attend a four-year university need twenty units of Foreign Language with thirty recommended.

Additional Requirements

  • Technology requirement met in full year Geography or Geography/Tech course.

  • Post-Secondary Plan met through Guidance/Counseling

  • Grades earned in UC A-G courses must be "C" or higher (excludes validation rules)


Limitations

  • A maximum of forty credits in P.E., twenty credits of Office Experience/Library Assistant and/or twenty credits from Adult School may be counted toward meeting the graduation requirements.