Graduation Requirements for Georgia Public High School Students

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Below are the graduation requirements for Georgia public high school students.

Areas of Study Credits
English/Language Arts 4
Math 4
*Science 4
Social Studies 3.5
**Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE), and/or Modern Language/Latin, and/or Fine Arts 3
Health & Physical   Education 1
Electives 4
TOTAL UNITS 23

* The 4th science unit may be used to meet both the science and elective requirement.

** Students must complete three units in a pathway to complete a CTAE pathway and take an end of pathway assessment.

***Students interested in attending a University System of Georgia college/university must complete two years of the same foreign language to be admissible as a freshman.

 

9th Grade ELA OR Honors 9th Grade ELA
10th Grade ELA OR Honors American Literature
American Literature OR AP Language & Composition
Multi-Cultural Literature OR AP Lang/ Com OR AP Lit/ Comp

GSE Algebra I OR Acc Alg I/Geom A OR Honors Geometry
GSE Geometry OR Acc Geom B/Algebra II OR Honors Algebra II
GSE Algebra II OR Acc Pre Calculus
GSE Pre-Calculus OR College Readiness Math OR Math Finance OR AP Calculus OR AP Statistics

Earth Systems OR Environmental OR Chemistry OR AP/AB
Biology OR Honors Biology
Physical Science OR Physics
4th Any Fourth Science

* The 4th science unit may be used to meet both the science and elective requirement.

American Govt. OR Honors American Govt. (½ credit)
World History OR AP World History
US History OR AP US History
Economics OR AP Macroeconomics