Academic Guidelines

Alberta High School Diploma Minimum Requirements

100 Credits

100 credits must include successful completion of the following courses:

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

100 credits must also include 10 Credits in the following areas:

  • CTS courses
  • Fine and Performing Arts
  • Second Languages
  • Physical Education 10 and/or 30
  • Knowledge & Employability courses
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) courses
  • Locally Developed and Authorized courses in CTS, fine arts, second languages or K&E occupational courses

100 credits must also include 10 more credits in any 30-level course (in addition to ELA and Social):

  • 30-level Math, Science, Fine Arts, Second Languages or PE
  • Advanced level (3000 series) CTS courses
  • 30-level Locally Developed and Authorized courses
  • 30-Level Work Experience courses
  • 30-Level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) courses
  • 30-Level K&E courses
  • 30-Level Green Certificate courses
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