Credit Requirements Total Credits: 22
Math: 4 credits – Including Algebra I, II, Geometry and a fourth higher level math course
(Students must be enrolled in a mathematics course each school year.)
English: 4 credits
Science: 3 credits – Including Biology, Chemistry or Physics, and a third lab course
Social Studies: 3 credits – Including U.S. History and Geography, World History and Geography, U.S. Government and Civics, and Economics
Physical Education and Wellness: 1.5 credits
Personal Finance: 0.5 credits – Three years of JROTC may be substituted for 0.5 unit of Personal Finance if the JROTC instructor attends the Personal Finance training.
Foreign Language: 2 credits – May be waived for students not going to a university to allow for additional elective focus.
Fine Arts: 1 credit – May be waived for students not going to a university to allow for additional elective focus
Elective Focus: 3 credits – Math and Science, Career and Technical Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB)
At The Connection, our mission is to offer a wide range of courses at a level that prepares students for the next level of their education.