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Graduation Requirements

SC High School Diploma Requirements

The SC General Assembly has established the requirement for a high school diploma in South Carolina at 24 credits.


A student must earn a total of 24 units of credit distributed as follows:

English/Language Arts 4 Units
U.S. History and Constitution 1 Unit
Economics (1/2 Unit), Government (1/2 Unit) 1 Unit
Other Social Studies 1 Unit
Mathematics 4 Units
Science 3 Units
Physical Education or ROTC 1 Unit
Computer Science (Including Keyboarding) 1 Unit
Foreign Language or Occupational Education 1 Unit
Electives 7 Units