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Graduation Requirements


Tooele High School

Graduation Requirements

 

 1. Earn Total Credits

 

Seniors = 32

Juniors = 34

Sophomores = 34

Freshman = 34

 

High school credit is posted at the end of each term, .25 credits per class with ten credits possible in one year.  Students taking Released Time Seminary (religious instruction) or Release to Parent in their senior year will not earn high school credit for the class.

 

 2. Complete credit in each of the General

     Education Required Courses.

      

These classes are listed under General Education Requirements on the next page.  Any failing grade in a General Education required class must be made up to earn a diploma.

 

 

 3. Pass the Civics Exam

           Study Guide can be found on the Tooele High App. Students>Extras>Civics Study Guide

 

THS General Education Graduation Requirements

 

4.0      LANGUAGE ARTS

Including a full credit in each of the following courses: Language Arts 9, Language Arts 10, Language Arts 11 & Language Arts 12. Courses in AP English Language, AP English Literature, English 1010 or 2010, College Prep English, Language Arts 12, Journalism, Literature, Debate, 3rd level of World Language & Creative Writing can fill all or part of the requirement for Language Arts 12.

 

3.0      MATHEMATICS

Students must complete at least three credits and two different levels of math. The math sequence is Math I, Math II, and Math III.  With parent permission students can take an elective math course to replace Math III for their third math credit.  Students who fail math will be placed in a Math Remediation Course as soon as possible to recover the failed term credit.

3.0     SCIENCE       

To fulfill the requirement a student must take three credits including one course from at least two of these four science core areas: Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

3.0      SOCIAL STUDIES

9th Grade = Geography for Life . . . . . . . . . . .  0.5

10th Grade = World History . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.5

11th Grade = U.S. History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1.0

12th Grade = Civics / Government  . . . . . . . .  0.5

10th - 12th Grade = Social Studies Elective . .  0.5

0.5      HEALTH

1.5      HEALTHY LIFE STYLES (P.E.)

Participation Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.5

Fitness for Life  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.5

Elective P.E. or Sports Participation Credit . . 0.5

1.5      FINE ARTS

Visual Arts or Performing Arts.

2.0      CAREER –TECH. ED

0.5      FINANCIAL LITERACY

0.5      DIGITAL LITERACY

 

Total Credits:

 

        19.5             REQUIRED UNITS TO GRADUATE

+_12.5 or 14.5    ELECTIVE UNITS TO GRADUATE

     32  or  34       TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED         

 

University Admission Requirements or Recommendations Include:

2.0      WORLD LANGUAGE

The University of Utah requires and Utah State University & others recommend two years of the same language.

 

3-4      MATHEMATICS

Minimum requirement = Math I, Math II, Math III. Senior year math (Precalculus, Calculus or Concurrent Enrollment Math) recommended.

 

3-4      SCIENCE                                        

Minimum requirement = at least two core laboratory sciences - Biology, Chemistry, Physics.  Earth Science is not considered a core science for university admissions.  A science with a lab component is usually required.