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Units of Credit



Units of credit range from one-half (0,5) credit to one (1.0) or two (2.0) credits that may be earned in courses of study. Some activity programs grant one-eighth (1/8) of a credit.

One-semester course. This type of course covers one semester only and may be offered the first semester of the school year beginning in August or the second semester of the school year beginning in January. One-half (0.5) credit is earned for the semester.

Year course. This kind of course covers two semester of work that may earn one full credit toward graduation requirements. 0.5 credit is posted on the student's transcript for each semester completed satisfactorily. Course work begins in August, and the student remains in the course for both semester.

1 or 2 (One to two credits). One-year courses meeting daily for one period five times per week and requiring students to make daily preparation grant one credit. Interdisciplinary course, such as American Studies, Development of Western Thought, Integrated Language and Social Sciences I: Cultures and Societies, and Integrated Biology with Mathematics allow two credits per school year.

Vocational Courses. These courses earn two (2) credits per school year:

Advanced Automotive Technology
Career Automotive Technology
Industrial Coop Education
Home Economics Coop Ed/HERO
Cooperative Work Training
Marketing Cooperative Education
Business Careers Coop

School Publication. Juniors and seniors enrolled in one period five times per week in the school newspaper (MURAL or PROVI) or the yearbook (PROFILE or PAGEANT) earn one-eighth (1/8) credit per semester not to exceed one-half (0.5) credit.

Audio Visual Technology. Students enrolled in this activity one period five times per week earn one-eighth (1/8) credit per semester not to exceed one (1) credit.


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