Graduation Requirements

Students at BCCHS, upon graduation, should be able to:
  • Access and organize information
  • Communicate effectively
  • Solve problems thoughtfully
  • Act responsibly

 

Birmingham Community Charter High School Graduation Requirements (Class of 2016-2019):

Subject

Credits (230 total)

Social Studies

30 credits

English

40 credits

Mathematics

20 credits

Lab Science

20 credits

Visual/ Performing Arts

10 credits

Electives

75 credits

Applied Technology

10 credits

Physical Education

20 credits

Health

5 credits

Computer Literacy

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BCCHS Grad Requirements

Class of 2020

 

 

Credits

Courses

A Requirement

Social Studies

20

World History

US History

B Requirement

English Language Arts

40

English 9

English 10

Am Lit-Cont. Comp/AP Eng. Lang

ERWC/AP Eng. Lit

C Requirement

Mathematics*

30

Algebra 1

Geometry

Algebra 2

D Requirement

Science

20

Biology

Chemistry/Physical Geology

E Requirement

LOTE

20

Spanish 1/French 1

Spanish 2/French 2

F Requirement

Visual and Performing Arts

10

Various courses

G Requirement

Electives

10

American Government

Economics

Other Requirements

 

20

Physical Education

5

Health

5

Computer Literacy

10

CTE course

40

Electives

0

Community Service**

 

 

230*

 

 

Students must earn a D or better in all courses.

UCOP validation rules will apply for Math, LOTE, Chemistry.

A single course may be used to satisfy more than one requirement.

*Students With Disabilities must attempt, but are not required to pass a third year of math, and a second year of LOTE in order to qualify for a BCCHS diploma.

**Students must complete ten hours of community service for every year that the student is enrolled at BCCHS.

***If BCCHS changes from a block schedule, the number of credits will revert to 210 credits.