Utah Student Planning Guide Grades 9-12 - page 8

Sample 4-Year
Required Areas
Credits
9
th
Grade
10
th
Grade
11
th
grade
12
th
grade
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE
ARTS
4.0
English9
English 10
English 11
English 12or
Appliedor
Advanced
MATH
(Course titles are changing
with newCommon Core
Standards)
3.0
Secondary 1,
Algebra 1, or
Geometry
Secondary2,
Geometry, or
AlgebraII
Secondary3, AlgebraII,
Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Concurrent, other
SCIENCE
3.0
EarthSystems or
Biology
BiologyorChemistry
orPhysics
1.0 creditAppliedorAdvancedScience
(student’s choice)
SOCIALSTUDIES
3.5
Geography forLife
WorldCivilizations
United
StatesHistory
USGov. &
Citizenship
(0.5 credit)
CAREER&TECHNICAL
EDUCATION (CTE)
1.0
Interest andcareer related courses taken at yourhigh school or at
a technical center/ATC.
COMPUTER
TECHNOLOGY
.50
ComputerTechnology9
th
or 10
th
Grade
- - - - - -
- - - - - -
FINEARTS
(Art,Music,
Dance,Drama)
1.5
1.5 credits to be completedduringgrades 9–12
GENERALFINANCE
LITERACY
.50
0.5 credit tobe completedduringgrades 9-12
HEALTH
.50
0..5credit tobe completedduringgrades 9-12
PHYSICALEDUCATION
1.5
PE9
(0.5 credit)
Fitness forLife
(0.5 credit)
0.5 credit in grades 11 or 12
ELECTIVES
8.0
Student’s choicebasedon interests, abilities, and talents andmay include: additional
courses offered in required areas; CTE, FineArts,World Languages, Driver
Education, Special Education, andESL courses; andWork/ServiceExperience,
etc.
Graduation
Requirement
s
27
CR
2.0CumulativeCPA
Keep in mind:
Courses
cannot be repeated
for credit.
There are
otherways toearnhigh school credit
outside of
the school day: demonstrated competency assessments in
core areas; coursesUtahElectronicHighSchool; concurrent
enrollment courses taken at your school or at a college or
university.
As you plan choose courses that will:
Complete high school
graduation requirements
.
Connect to your goals and
plans for the future
.
Prepare you for
1, 2, or4 years of education
and training after high school.
Help youmeet
college and university
admissions requirements.
Lead you to Centennial, Regent’s, and/orNew Century
Scholarships
.
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