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Graduation Requirements

English_-_40_credits Card IconEnglish - 40 credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Eight semesters in English shall include two semesters in the following courses: ELA 9, ELA 10, ELA 11, ELA 12
English Language Development (ELD) courses for English Language Learners can substitute for a maximum of one course per year. (cf. 6142.91) 
 

Science_-_20_credits Card IconScience - 20 credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Two semesters in a biological science
Two semesters in a physical science
 

Visual/Performing_Arts/Foreign_Language_-_10_Credits Card IconVisual/Performing Arts/Foreign Language - 10 Credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Two semesters in visual and performing arts or foreign language
 

Health_-_5_credits Card IconHealth - 5 credits

One full semester of health class
 

Electives_-_65_credits Card IconElectives - 65 credits

Required during grades 9-12; classes may be selected from course offerings in any department. 
 

Technology_Requirement Card IconTechnology Requirement

Must demonstrate proficiency in current technology or competency on the district technology challenge test or pass at the minimum one semester technology course.
(TRUSD AR 6155)
 

Mathematics_-_30_credits Card IconMathematics - 30 credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Two semesters shall meet or exceed state academic content standards for Algebra I (Education Code 51224.5)
Four semesters of math in addition to Algebra/ Integrated Math 1
 

Social_Studies_-_30_credits Card IconSocial Studies - 30 credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Two semesters of United States history
Two semesters of world history
One semester course in American government and civics
One semester course in economics

Physical_Education_-_20_credits Card IconPhysical Education - 20 credits

(Education Code 51225.3)
Two semesters in PE course 1
Two semesters in PE course 2 or 3 (Unless the student has been otherwise exempted pursuant to other sections of the Education Code).
The principal of alternative schools has the option to waive up to 10 credits of Physical Education, excluding grade 9 Physical Education.