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    Graduation Requirements
     
     

     

     

    Georgia Graduation Requirements

     

    Below are the current graduation requirements for Georgia public high school students who enter ninth grade for the first time in the 2008-2009 and subsequent school years.                                      

     

    Areas of Study:

     
     

    Credits

     

    I.  English/Language Arts

    4

    II.  Math

    4

    III.  *Science

    4

    IV.  Social Studies

    3

    V.  **Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE), and/or Modern Language/Latin, and/or Fine Arts

    3

    VI.  Health & Physical   Education

    1

    Electives (4 units)

    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.