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Requirements for High School Graduation:

Twenty-two credits are required for graduation.  Required credits are as follows:

  • 4 credits in Bible, includes:
    • ½ credit in Life Management
  • 4 credits in English
  • 3 credits in Mathematics, includes:
    • 1 credit in Algebra 1
  • 3 ½ credits in Science, includes:
    • ½ credit in Health
    • 1 credit in Physical Science
    • 1 credit in Biology
  • 3 ½ credits in Social Studies, includes:
    • 1 credit in American History
    • 1 credit in World History
    • ½ credit in Economics
    • ½ credit in American Government
    • ½ credit in Geography
  • 4 credits in Electives, includes:
    • Home Economics/girls
    • Physical Education/boys

If a student fails a course required for graduation, or is short any required credits, he or she may have to make them up in summer school.


Elective Courses

In addition to the required courses, students must have at least 4 credits from courses of their choice.  Students are allowed, and encouraged, to take more than six credits each year, but each credit over six must be done by home-study courses under the supervision of the Administration.  The available elective courses and their credit value are listed below:

Bible

  • Hebrew History 1 credit
  • Bible Doctrines 1 credit
  • Jesus and His Followers .5 credit
  • Genesis .5 credit
  • Revelation and Church History .5 credit
  • Foundations for Living .5 credit

Language Arts

  • Composition .5 credit
  • Speech .5 credit
  • Essentials of Communication .5 credit

Social Studies

  • Michigan History .5 credit
  • The Story of the Constitution .5 credit
  • Mankind: Anthropology and Sociology .5 credit
  • Our American Heritage .5 credit

Mathematics

  • Consumer Math 1 credit
  • Algebra 2* 1 credit
  • Business Math 1 credit
  • Plane Geometry 1 credit
  • Accounting 1 credit
  • Advanced Math* 1 credit

Science

  • Chemistry* 1 credit
  • Physics* 1 credit
  • Astronomy .5 credit
  • Geology .5 credit
  • Creation Science .5 credit

Foreign Language

  • Any language can be taken available through Rosetta Stone 1 credit
  • American Sign Language .5 credit

Miscellaneous Courses

  • Keyboarding 1 credit