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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Subject Cr. Requirements 1 credit in English 9 1 credit in English 10 English 4 1 credit in English 11 1 credit in English 12 1 credit in United States Government 1 credit in World History Social Studies 3 1 credit in United States History 1 credit of Algebra 1 1 credit in Geometry Mathematics 4 2 mathematics elective credits 1 credit Biology 2 credits, including laboratory experience in any of the following areas: o Earth Science Science 3 o Life Science o Physical Science 1/2 credit in Fitness for Life Physical 1 1/2 credit Physical Education Elective Education 1/2 credit Health Education Health 1/2 Basic Basic Technology Requirement 1 Technology Music, Art, Dance, and Theatre Arts courses Fine Arts 1 Any elective course may count Electives 8.5 As rising sixth graders, students begin fulfilling service learning Service requirements as part of their regular program of study. Most students will n/a Learning meet the community service requirement through the curriculum. C OMPLETER P ROGRAM P ATHS Career The student pursues a sequence of courses to develop skills in Completer preparation for employment upon high school graduation. Tech Prep The student pursues a sequence of study beginning in high school and Completer continuing through at least two years of post-secondary education. The student pursues a sequence of courses in preparation for post- University secondary education upon high school graduation. Minimum System of requirements include two years of the same foreign language or two Maryland credits in Advanced Technology courses, and Algebra ! or Applied Math I Completer and II, Geometry, and Algebra II. The student pursues a sequence of courses that fulfills both Career and Dual Completer University System of Maryland requirements. M ARYLAND S TATE H IGH S CHOOL A SSESSMENT (HSA) Students must take the Maryland State HSA tests in order to graduate from high school. S ERVICE L EARNING R EQUIREMENT State graduation requirements for students include a requirement in service learning. Service learning, which is integrated into existing courses, begins in grades 4 and 5. Middle school students must complete 10 hours of service learning in each of the grades 6 through 8. At the high school level, students complete 40 hours of service learning as part of their American Government, English and Science courses. A total of 75 hours is required.
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