East Side Graduation Requirement

Credits

UC

Credits

CSU

Credits

A

History / Social Studies

Students must pass 3 years of Social Science: 1 year of World History

1 year of US History

1 semester of American Government

1 semester of Economics.

30

Two year, including one year of world history, cultures and historical geography and one year of U.S. history, or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of American government or civics.

20

Including 1 year of U.S. history or 1 semester of U.S. history and 1 semester of civics or American government AND 1 year of social science

20

B

English

Students must pass 4 years of English.

40

Four years of college preparatory English that integrates reading of classic and modern literature, frequent and regular writing, and practice listening and speaking.

40

4 years of college preparatory English composition and literature

40

C

Math

Students must pass 2 years of math:

Algebra I or

Integrated Math 1 Geometry or

Integrated Math 2 (or higher level courses).

20

Three years of college-preparatory math, including or integrating the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra and two- and three-dimensional geometry.

30

3 years (4 years recommended) including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, or higher mathematics (take one each year

30

D

Lab

Science

Students must pass

1 year of biological and

1 year of physical college prep lab science that satisfies the University of California a-g course sequence.

20

Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of the three disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.

20

1 biological science and 1 physical science

20

E

Language other than English

Students must pass a 1 year course in either Fine Arts or Foreign Language.

10

Two years of the same language other than English or equivalent to the second level of high school instruction.

20

2 years of the same language

20

F

Visual and Performing Arts

Students must pass a 1 year course in either Fine Arts or Foreign Language.

One year chosen from dance, music, theater or the visual arts.

10

Dance, drama or theater, music, or visual art

10

G

College Prep Electives

Students must pass elective courses chosen from the following areas: Art, Business, Home Economics, Careers and Technology Education, English, Foreign Language, Math, Music, Industrial Technology Education, P.E., Reading, Science, Social Science, Safety Education, and Work Experience/CCOC/ROP.

80

One year chosen from the “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely in the elective area.

10

One year chosen from the UC “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely in the elective area.

10

Exams

SAT or ACT

SAT or ACT