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South Carolina High School Graduation Requirements

The Student must earn a total of 24 units or credit in state approved courses.  The unit requirements are distributed as follows:

Subjects        

Units Required

English/ Language Arts         4.0
Mathematics    4.0
Science3.0
U.S. History & Constitution    1.0
Economics0.5
U.S. Government0.5
Other Social Sciences1.0
Physical Education or Jr. ROTC    1.0
Computer Science
(Including Keyboarding)    
1.0
Foreign Language or
Career Technology Education
1.0
Electives7.0

Total    

24



  • Students in a College Prep program to meet the state high school diploma requirements one unit must be earned in a foreign language.
  • 4 year colleges require a minimum of 2 years of the same foreign language.
  • Students in a Tech Prep program one unit must be earned in career technology education.
  • Students must perform computer literacy prior to graduation.
  • Students must complete and pass the exit examination.