Junior & Senior High Guides
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ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta High School Diploma. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and
work places may require additional and/or specific courses.
Including the following:
|ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – 30 LEVEL
(English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2)
|SOCIAL STUDIES – 30 LEVEL
(Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2)
|MATHEMATICS – 20 LEVEL
(Mathematics 20-1, Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics
|SCIENCE – 20 LEVEL
(Science 20, Science 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20)
|PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (3 CREDITS)|
|CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT (3 CREDITS)|
|10 CREDITS IN ANY COMBINATION FROM:
|10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE
(IN ADDITION TO A 30-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND A 30-LEVEL SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE)
These courses may include:
These courses emphasize learning through doing and include components of career awareness and career development. Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels are offered in each area. Credit for the first year of apprenticeship may be obtained. Each module is one credit. Various courses including Foods and Woods, for example, are available, depending on demand.
Number of credits available: 40
- HCS3000 and recommended HCS3010
Application fee: $35 (non-refundable)
Students must have a workplace in mind for a RAP placement, or they can choose one that is advertised through Careers Next Generation. Student applications are sent to Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training, who approves the apprenticeship.
Number of credits available: 30
- HCS3000 or Workplace Readiness 10-4
Application fee: no
After being accepted for work experience, students then apply to pre-arranged work placements. If students currently have a job they wish to use for work experience, the workplace must be approved. Not all workplaces may qualify.
All students are encouraged to investigate the websites listed below and determine whether they are eligible for awards.
Every year, thousands of scholarships are unclaimed. If you require assistance, please see your academic advisor: Mrs. Hooey, Mr. Sekulich, or Mrs. Gardiner.
- Student Awards
- TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
- ALIS – Alberta Learning Information Service Scholarships & Bursaries
PHSD school board’s mission is to deliver an excellent education to our students so they become ethical and responsible citizens. The board therefore recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with two Citizenship Awards.