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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
 
The Graduation Program consists of courses at the Grades 10, 11 and 12 levels.  Students in Grades 8 and 9 must take eight courses of which English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Physical Education, Applied Skills and Fine Arts are mandatory.  While most students take a Modern Language for their eighth course, it is not mandatory for graduation.  Students must obtain 80 credits in The Graduation Program in order to receive their Dogwood Diploma as outlined in the table below.
         Required Courses        (52 credits)
 
 
 
English 10,11 and 12
 
 
12 Credits
 
Social Studies 10
4 Credits
 
Social Studies 11 or  Civics 11or BC First Nations 11
4 Credits
 
Mathematics 11 or 12
Mathematics 10
4 Credits
4 Credits
 
Science 10
4 Credits
 
Science 11 or 12
4 Credits
 
Physical Education 10
4 Credits
 
Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11 or 12
4 Credits
 
Planning 10
4 Credits
 
Grad Transitions
4 Credits
 
 
Elective Courses     
(28 Credits)
 
 
Minimum of 16 credits at the Grade 12 level (including English 12).
 
 
Total
80 Credits
 
 
 
Post-secondary institutions often require students to complete specific courses to get into certain programs. All students need to keep in mind the requirements of any post-secondary programs in which they may be interested.