Black Gold Regional Division No. 18
École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School
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Diploma Info

Alberta High School Diploma Requirements

Students in Alberta require a minimum of 100 credits in certain courses to qualify for an Alberta High School Diploma.  The information below shows the specific HS diploma requirements and the ESBCHS courses that meet each particular requirement.


High School Diploma Requirements (shown in blue) 

ESBCHS Courses that meet this requirement (shown in purple)



 English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2

English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2 or English Language Arts 30-1 AP


Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2

Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2


Math – 20-level

Math 20-1, Math 20-2, Math 20-3


Science – 20-level

Science 20, Science 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20


Physical Education

Phys Ed 10 – 3 credit (minimum requirement) or Phys Ed 10 – 5 credit


Career & Life Management (CALM)

CALM


10 credits of course work at the  30-level

(excluding English and Social Studies)

Art 30

Biology 30

Chemistry 30

Drama 30

French Language Arts 30

Forensic Studies 35

Learning Strategies 35

French Second Language 30

Instrumental Music 30

Math 30-1 &/or 30-2 &/or 30-3 &/or 31

Musical Theatre 35

Phys Ed 30

Physics 30

RAP 35

Science 30

Spanish 30

Technical Theatre 35

Western World History 30

Work Ex 35

Note: CTS modules MUST be at the 30-level

HCS3000 module

Comm Tech 30

Cosmetology 30

Fabrication 30

Early Childcare 30

Foods 30

Mechanics 30

Outdoor Ed 30

Photography 30

Sports Science 35

 


10 credits from courses in the following categories: Fine Arts / CTS / Phys Ed 20 & 30 / Second Languages

Fine Arts:

Art, Drama, Music, Guitar, Improvisational Theatre, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre

CTS Courses:

Comm Tech, Cosmetology, Early Childcare, Fabrication, Foods,  Mechanics, Medical Sciences, Photography, Outdoor Ed, Sports Sciences

Physical Education 20, 30

Second Languages:

French Language Arts, French, Spanish

Note: Only 25 credits from any combination of languages may be used towards a high school diploma


54 Other Credits to total minimum 100 Credits

  • All core subjects at grade 10 and grade 11(English, Social, Math & Science)
  • Forensic Science 25
  • Learning Strategies 15, 25
  • Military History 15
  • Work Experience 15, 25( a maximum of 15 credits can be applied to the High School Diploma and 2 modules , HCS3000 and HCS3010)
  • RAP 15, 25
  • Sci Tech 15
  • Any course not used to meet a specific requirement listed above

 

Related links to Alberta Education:

High School Graduation:  http://education.alberta.ca/students/grad.aspx

Preparing for Diploma Exams:  http://education.alberta.ca/students/exams.aspx

Guides for Students:  http://education.alberta.ca/students/exams/guides.aspx

General Information Bulletin & Schedules:  http://education.alberta.ca/admin/testing/diplomaexams/diplomabulletin.aspx