Jul 16, 2019  
2011-2012 College Catalog 
    
2011-2012 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Addendum B


The Alabama High School Diploma (as defined by the Alabama Department of Education) shall be defined as an award officially entitled “The Alabama High School Diploma” made to a student as the result of successfully completing all requirements for graduation from high school in the state of Alabama.

For purposes of admission under Section B, Types of Admission, the equivalent of The Alabama High School Diploma shall be defined as an award to a student as the result of successfully completing all requirements for graduation from high school including, as a minimum, the following number and distribution of courses and credits:

Courses Credits
English Language Arts 4
  Four credits to include the equivalent of:  
  English 9 1
  English 10 1
  English 11 1
  English 12 1
     
Mathematics
 
4
  Four credits to include the equivalent of:  
  Algebra I 1
  Geometry 1
     
Science 4
  Four credits to include the equivalent of:  
  Biology 1
  A Physical Science 1
     
Social Studies 4
  Four credits to include the equivalent of:  
  Social Studies 1
  World History 1
  US. History 1
  Government ½
  Economics ½
     
Any combination of courses in the disciplines of Physical Education, Health Education, and/or Fine Arts 2
Computer Applications* ½
Electives 5 ½
   
TOTAL 24
   

*May be waived if competencies have been mastered as a unit of another course. The designated one-half credit will then be added to the electives, making a total of six electives.