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Alberta High School Diploma

A student must earn a minimum of 100 credits to graduate from high school with an Alberta High School Diploma. Some workplaces or post-secondary institutions may require additional credits and/or specific courses.

Provincial exams are required in English 30-1 and 30-2, Social Studies 30-1 and 30-2, Mathematics 30-1 and 30-2, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 and Science 30. Final marks in these courses represent a blend of school and provincial exam marks.

Talk to Student Support Services for more information about diploma requirements, as listed below (this is subject to change by Alberta Education):

EARN A MINIMUM OF 100 CREDITS AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • English 30-1 or 30-2; and
  • Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2; and
  • Mathematics 20-1 or 20-2 or 20-3; and
  • Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20*; and
  • Physical Education 10; and
  • Career and Life Management (CALM 20); and

EARN 10 CREDITS, IN ANY COMBINATION, FROM:

  • Career and Technology Studies (CTS)
  • Fine Arts
  • Second Languages
  • Physical Education 20 and/or Physical Education 30
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)
  • Knowledge & Employability courses; and

EARN 10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE (IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIES), IN ANY COMBINATION, FROM:

  • 30 level Mathematics, Science, Fine Arts, Second Languages, CTS, or Physical Education and/or
  • 30 level locally developed course (learn more about these course options through your high school) and/or
  • 35 level Work Experience and/or
  • 35 level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and/or
  • 30-4 level Knowledge & Employability courses.

 *The science requirement may also be met with a 10-credit combination of Science 14 and Science 10.



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