grad requirements

Credit Requirement: 215 credits Semester course: 5 credits
ALL LEARNERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING WITH A GRADE OF "D-" OR HIGHER
SUBJECT AREA CREDITS MORE INFORMATION
ENGLISH 40

4 years (40 credits)

For English Learner students, 10 credits of ELD English (Intro to English) will count for English credit for graduation purposes only

SOCIAL SCIENCE 30

World History (10 credits)

US History (10 credits)

Economics (5 credits)

American Government or Political Science (5 credits)

SCIENCE 20

Life Science course (5 credits)

Earth Science or Physical Science course (5 credits)

One additional year of science (10 credits)

MATHEMATICS 20 2 years (20 credits) of mathematics required, must include Math I
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20 2 years (20 credits)
VISUAL/PERFORMING ART, WORLD LANGUAGE, OR CTE 10 Either a Visual or Performing Art, World Language, or Career Technical Education (CTE) course (10 credits)
HEALTH 5 1 semester (5 credits): Can be fulfilled during the school year, during IUSD Summer School, or via IUSD Blended Learning Program
GENERAL ELECTIVES 70 Can be fulfilled by completing credits above and beyond minimum graduation requirements specified above

 

A-G Requirements

California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) Requirements

ALL LEARNERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING A-G MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS WITH A GRADE OF "C-" OR HIGHER TO BE UC/CSU ELIGIBLE
HISTORY (A):

2 years of history/social science, including:

  • 1 year of World History
  • 1 year of US History or 1/2 year of US History and 1/2 a year of Economics (Passion Project) or Political Science (Amer. Civics)
ENGLISH (B): 4 years of college preparatory English (Literature & Language)
MATHEMATICS (C): 3 years required, 4 recommended including Math I, II, and III
SCIENCE (D):

2 years of laboratory science (life/physical) required, 3 years recommended including:

  • CSU: Living Earth, Chemistry of the Earth
  • UC: Living Earth, Chemistry of the Earth, Physics, etc.
WORLD LANGUAGE (E):

2 years required of the same language, 3 years recommended

VISUAL & PERFORMING ART (F):

1 year required

  • Examples: Dance, Drama, Art, Music, etc.
COLLEGE PREP ELECTIVE (G):

1 year required in addition to those required in "A-F"

  • Examples: Level 3 World Language, Pre-Calculus, etc.

STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Either the SAT or ACT (additional writing test highly recommended)

SAT Subject Tests may be recommended/required for certain majors (i.e. Math Level 2 for Engineering Major)

Note: Requirements are for UC/CSU schools only. Please research requirements for other schools to determine if additional credits are necessary