Alberta High School Diploma Graduation Requirements

The requirements indicated are the minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta High School Diploma. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses.

  • All students need a minimum of 100 credits.
  • All students must complete and meet the standards in the following courses:
  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Social Studies 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 or Math 20-3
  • Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20
  • Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
  • Career and Life Management (CALM) 20 (3 credits)

 

  • 10 credits, in any combination from:
    • Career and Technology Studies (CTS)
    • Fine Arts
    • Second Languages (French, Spanish, etc.)
    • Physical Education 20 and/or 30

 

  • 10 credits in any 30 level course in addition to English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2

 

In order to successfully complete 100 credits, students should plan on completing:

  • 35 credits – Grade 10
  • 35 credits – Grade 11
  • 30 credits – Grade 12