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Course Planning Guide 2020-2021

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students require a minimum of 80 credits to graduate.

Of these 80 credits:

·       At least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12 level, including a required Language Arts 12

·       At least 28 credits must be elective course credits 

·       52 credits are required from the following: 

o   Career-Life Education (4 credits), and Career-Life Connections (4 credits) 

o   Physical and Health Education 10 (4 credits)

o   Science 10 (4 credits), and a Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)

o   Social Studies 10 (4 credits), and a Social Studies 11 or 12 (4 credits)

o   A Math 10 (4 credits), and a Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)

o   A Language Arts 10, 11 and a required 12 (12 credits total)

o   An Arts Education 10, 11, or 12 and/or an Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies 10, 11, or 12 (4 credits total) 

In addition, students must also complete three new graduation assessments:

·       The new Grade 10 Graduation Numeracy Assessment was introduced in 2018

·       The new Grade 10 Graduation Literacy Assessment will be introduced in 2019/20

·       The New Grade 12 Graduation Literacy Assessment will be introduced in 2020/21 

 

Career Life Education:

For 2019/20 and beyond, the following career education courses will be used in all BC schools:

·       Career Life Education

·       Career Life Connections

Students on the B.C. Graduation Program will be able to meet the career education graduation requirement with any of the following combinations: 

·       Planning 10/Graduation Transitions

·       Planning 10/Career Life Connections 

·       Career Life Education/Graduation Transitions

·       Career Life Education/Career Life Connections


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