The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta High School Diploma. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.
100 Credits Including the following:
- ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 30-1 or 30-2
- SOCIAL STUDIES 30-1 OR 30-2
- MATHEMATICS – 20 LEVEL
- Math 20-C, Math 20-3 or Math 24
- SCIENCE – 20 LEVEL
- Science 20,
- Science 24,
- Biology 20,
- Chemistry 20,
- Physics 20
- PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)
CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)
10 CREDITS IN ANY COMBINATION FROM:
- Career and Technology Studies (CTS)
- Fine Arts
- Second languages
- Physical Education 20 and/or 30
- Locally developed/acquired and locally authorized courses in CTS, fine areas, second languages, Knowledge and Employability or IOP occupational courses
- Knowledge and Employability courses
- Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
- 10 CREDITS IN ANY 30 – LEVEL COURSE.
IN ADDITION TO A 30-LEVEL ENGLISH AND A 30-LEVEL SOCIAL.
COURSE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE
These courses may include:
- 35-level locally developed/acquired and locally authorized courses
- Advanced level (3000 series) in Career and Technology Studies courses
- 35-level Work Experience courses
- 30-4 Knowledge and Employability courses
- 35-level Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
- 30-level Green Certificate Specialized courses
- FURTHER NOTES
- For 30-level courses that have a diploma examination , the final course mark consists of a blend of the school-awarded mark and the diploma exam mark.
F. P. Walshe Graduation Requirements:
In order to participate in the Cap and Gown ceremonies, the grade 12 student must have passed or be in the position to pass * all courses required by alberta learning listed above.
* note: as determined by the school administration.
High School Requirements
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