• Graduation Requirements


    In order to receive a South Carolina High School Diploma you must complete the following 24 credits (also known as units).

    FOUR UNITS OF ENGLISH: Completion of CP or Honors English I, II, III, and IV will meet this criteria.

    FOUR UNITS OF MATHEMATICS

    THREE UNITS OF SCIENCE: Three LABORATORY science credits are needed for 4-year colleges in South Carolina.  Physical Science and Earth Science and any Science not requiring Biology and/or Chemistry as a prerequisite will NOT meet this requirement.

    THREE UNITS OF SOCIAL STUDIES: One unit of U.S. History, one-half unit of Economics and one-half unit in Government are required.

    ONE UNIT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE OR ONE CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY UNIT: Two units of the same foreign language are required to attend a 4-year college in South Carolina. Some schools require more.

    SEVEN UNITS OF ELECTIVE COURSES: One fine arts unit is required for 4-year colleges in Couth Carolina.

    ONE UNIT IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

    ONE UNIT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION OR ROTC