Alberta High School Diploma

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The chart below outlines one way of achieving Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements, in English.  Course sequencing and selection will vary for individual students. The complete chart, including footnotes, is available in the Guide to Education: ECS to Grade 12.

ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (ENGLISH)

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 LEVEL
(English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2)

SOCIAL STUDIES – 30 LEVEL
(Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2)

MATHEMATICS – 20 LEVEL
(Pure Mathematics 20, Applied Mathematics 20 or Mathematics 24)
(Mathematics 20-1, Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics 20-3)

SCIENCE – 20 LEVEL
(Science 20, Science 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)

CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)

10 CREDITS IN ANY COMBINATION FROM:

  • Career and Technology Studies (CTS) courses
  • Fine Arts courses
  • Second Languages courses
  • Physical Education 20 and/or 30
  • Knowledge and Employability courses
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
  • Locally developed/acquired and authorized courses in CTS, fine arts, second languages, or Knowledge and Employability occupational courses

10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE
(IN ADDITION TO A 30-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND A 30-LEVEL SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE)

 

These courses may include:

  • 30-level locally developed/acquired and authorized courses
  • Advanced level (3000 series) in Career and Technology Studies courses
  • 30-level Work Experience courses
  • 30-level Knowledge and Employability courses
  • 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program courses
  • 30-level Green Certificate Specialization courses
  • Special Projects 30