• Graduation Requirements:
     
    Students must earn a total of 26 high school credits in order to graduate. In addition, many of these credits must come from specific content areas.
     
    Below are the graduation requirements broken down into specific departments. For clarity, specific courses that fulfill the graduation requirements are listed. Please note that many of these classes have grade level or additional restrictions for registration. See the course catalog for more information.
  • Language Arts
    (4.0 Credits)

    • English 9 A&B (1 credit)

    • English 10 A&B (1 credit)

    • English 11 A&B or AP English Language and Composition A&B (1 credit)

     

    • Speaking Course (.5 Credit)
      • Communication Theory & Practice
      • Speech
      • CIS Advanced Public Speaking
      • Argumentation

    • English Elective (0.5 credits)
      • AP English Language & Composition
      • Technical Writing
      • College Prep Composition
      • Writing Workshop
      • Creative Writing
      • CIS University Writing & Critical Reading
      • Literature of the Imagination
      • World Literature
      • Pop Lit in Spanish
      • CIS Intro to Literature
      • Technical Theatre
      • Theatre Directing and Performance
      • Introduction to Media
      • Mass Communication
  • Math (3.0 Credits)

    • Algebra 9 A&B (1 credit)
    • Geometry A&B (1 credit)
    • Algebra II A&B (1 Credit)

    Social Studies 
    (3.0 Credits)

    • Citizenship & Government (0.5 credit)
    • Geography (0.5 credit)
    • World History A&B (1 Credit)
    • U.S. History A&B (1 Credit)

    Economics (0.5 Credits)
    • Economics or
    • CIS Economics
      (Micro or Macro) or
    • Agricultural Economics

    Art: Visual or Performance (1.0 Credits)

    • All art courses
    • All music courses EXCEPT music theory 

    Phy. Ed./Health 
    (1.5 Credits)
    • Physical Education 9
      (0.5 credit)
    • Physical Education 10
      (0.5 credit)
    • Health
  • Science (3.5 Credits)
    Class of 2022 and beyond

    • Physics A&B (1 credit)

    • Chemistry A (0.5 credit)

    • Biology A&B (1.0 Credit)

    • Earth & Space Science (0.5 Credit)

    • Science Elective (0.5 credit)

     

    Science (3.5 Credits)
    Class of 2021

    • Science 9 A&B (1 credit)

    • Chemistry A&B (1.0 credit) or
      Physics A&B (1.0 credit)

    • Biology A&B (1.0 Credit)

    • Earth & Space Science (0.5 Credit)


    Electives (9.5 Credits)
     
    Students must select at least 9.5 credits worth of electives to finish out the 26 credits required for graduation. These electives may come from any and all content areas.