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Graduation Requirements - Summary

B.C. Secondary School (80-credit) Graduation Requirements



Required Courses (Core Requirements 48 credits)
You need one from each row
Credits
  • English 10
4
  • English 11
  • Communications 11
4
  • English 12
  • Communications 12
4
  • Social Studies 10
4
  • Social Studies 11
  • BC First Nations Studies 12
4
  • Foundations Math & Pre-Calculus 10
  • Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10
4
  • Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 or 12
  • Foundations of Math 11 or 12
  • Pre-Calculus Math 11 or 12
4
  • Science 10
4
  • Physics 11 or 12
  • Biology 11 or 12
  • Chemistry 11 or 12
  • Science and Technology 11
4
  • Planning 10
4
  • Physical Education 10
4
  • Fine Arts 10, 11, or 12
  • Applied Skills 10, 11, or 12
4
Total Required Course Credits: 48

 

 




Elective Courses (28 credits required) Credits

Students must earn at least 28 elective credits. These credits can be for: 

  • Additional Grade 10, 11 or 12 Ministry Authorized courses
  • External Credentials
  • Board / Authority authorized (BA) courses
  • Post-secondary credits and/or Independent Studies
 
Elective 1 4
Elective 2 4
Elective 3 4
Elective 4 4
Elective 5 4
Elective 6 4
Elective 7 4
Total Elective Credits: 28

 



Graduation Transistions (4 credits required) Credits
Graduation Transitions completed 4
OVERALL TOTAL 80
Of the 80 credits needed for graudation, at least 16 must be at the Grade 12 level, including a Grade 12 Language Arts course and 12 other credits. These May be from the Required​ Courses or Elective credits. Students do not earn credits for locally developed course in the 2004 Graduation Program. Revised: Fall 2007​​​​ ​