Course Planning
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BC's secondary school students begin working on their graduation requirements in Grade 10. In order to graduate, students must complete specified courses and write at least five provincial exams. Students have choice and flexibility in how they meet the remaining requirements.


At a Glance


The table below is an overview of what you need to graduate:

48 credits from required courses
28 credits from elective courses (which may include Work Experience, SSA and ACE-IT courses)
4 credits from Graduation Transitions
Required Courses:
Subject Area
Minimum Credits
Planning 10
4
Language Arts 10
4
Language Arts 11
4
Language Arts 12
4
Mathematics 10
4
Mathematics 11 or 12
4
Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills 10, 11, or 12
4
Social Studies 10
4
Social Studies 11 or 12
4
Science 10
4
Science 11 or 12
4
Physical Education 10
4
 
48
Elective Courses:
Students must earn at least 28 elective credits.
Minimum Credits
Additional Grade 10-12 credits*
28 credits
Graduation Transitions
Students must earn 4 credits for Graduation Transitions.
4 credits
Overall Total:
80 credits
* Of the 80 credits for graduation, at least 16 must be at the Grade 12 level, including a Grade 12 Language Arts course. Others may be required or elective courses.
 


Work Experience and Graduation Requirements


To satisfy graduation requirements, all students must complete a minimum of 30 hours of work experience and/or community service. In the Graduation Program 2004, students complete this requirement as part of Graduation Transitions.