High School Graduation Requirements                                       

The chart below outlines one way of achieving Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements from YKCS. Course sequencing and selection will vary for individual students.

 

YKCS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (ENGLISH)

The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain a YKCS Graduation Certificate.  The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

115 CREDITS 

including the following:

RELIGIOUS STUDIES – 30 LEVEL

(Religious Studies 35)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 30 LEVEL

(English Language Arts 30-1, 30-2)

SOCIAL STUDIES – 30 LEVEL

(Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2)

MATHEMATICS – 20 LEVEL

(Mathematics 20-1, 20-2 or 20-3)

SCIENCE – 20 LEVEL

(Science 20, Science 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)

CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)

10 CREDITS IN ANY COMBINATION FROM:

• Career and Technology Studies (CTS)

• Fine Arts

• Second Languages

• Physical Education 20 and/or 30

• Locally developed/acquired and locally authorized courses in CTS, fine arts, second languages, Knowledge and Employability or IOP

• Knowledge and Employability or IOP occupational courses

• Registered Apprenticeship Program

10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE

(IN ADDITION TO A 30-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND

A 30-LEVEL SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE)

• These courses may include:

• 35-level Locally developed/acquired and locally authorized courses

• 3000 Series; Advanced Level in Career and Technology Studies Courses

• 35-level Work Experience

• 30-4 level Knowledge and Employability course or 36-level IOP course

• 35-level Registered Apprenticeship Program

• 30-level Green Certificate Specialization

The complete chart, including footnotes, is available in the Guide to Education:

ECS to Grade 12 at http://www.education.alberta.ca/media/15225880/guide_to_ed_2015.pdf