Graduation Requirements

GENERAL PLAN (210 CREDITS):

SUBJECT / REQUIRED CREDITS

English 40

World Geography 10

World History 10

US History 10

Government 5

Economics 5

Mathematics 20

(includes 10 credits of Algebra)

Science 20

(10 credits each: life & physical)

Fine Arts/Foreign Lang 10

Practical Arts 10

Health 5

Electives/P.E. 65

TOTAL 210

ACADEMIC PLAN (230 CREDITS):

SUBJECT / REQUIRED CREDITS

English 40 40

World Geography 10

World History 10

US History 10

Government 5

Economics 5

Mathematics 20

(includes 10 credits of Algebra)

Science 20 20

(10 credits each: life & physical)

Fine Arts/Foreign Lang10

Practical Arts 10

Health 5 5

Electives/P.E. 85

TOTAL 230

**required U.C. and
Cal St. laboratory science and
foreign language
classes will need to be
completed concurrently at
community colleges.


ACADEMIC PLAN (230 CREDITS):

This plan is designed for students preparing to attend U.C. or California State Universities or other colleges with equivalent entrance requirements, or who are planning to return to San Marcos or Mission Hills High Schools. Students entering this program will be taking college preparatory courses in English, Math, Social Studies and Economics.

GENERAL PLAN (210 CREDITS):

This plan is designed for students preparing to enter the work force or attend vocational training programs after graduation. Although focused on general level courses, students may take college preparatory classes in English, Math, and Social Studies if desired.

California High School Exit Exam

In addition to the diploma requirements, note that beginning with the graduating class of 2006, all students must also pass the California High School Exit Exam. (CAHSEE) in order to graduate.

PALOMAR COLLEGE: Start earning college credits while satisfying your high school credit requirements at the same time. Ask your supervising teacher about Palomar's fee tuition waiver program.