Graduation Requirements

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HUSD Diploma / Arizona Board of Regents Requirements

Subject Area

HUSD Credits Required

ABOR Credits Required

English

4.0 4.0

Mathematics

4.0 4.0

Science
(Biology is required)

3.0 3.01

American/Arizona History

1.0 1.0

World History

1.0 *2

Physical Education

1.0 0.0

World Language

0.0 2.03

Career and Technical Education (CTE)
-or-
Fine Arts

1.0 1.0

Economics

0.5 *2

Government

0.5 *2

Electives

6.0 0.0

Total Credits Required

22.0

16.0

Additional Requirements

Required Assessment

American Civics Test

Required Training

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Mathematics

For the Class of 2022 and beyond, all students must take a Math Course each year during grades 9 - 12.

Notes

  1. Science: One unit from any three of the following: biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, integrated lab science.
  2. Social Studies: In addition to a credit of American History, an additional credit must come from the following subjects: European/world history, economics, sociology, geography, government, psychology, anthropology.
  3. World Language: Both credits must be earned in the same language.

HUSD Advanced Honor for Excellence in Academics Diploma

Subject Area

Credits Required

Courses Required

English

4.0
  • Honors English 9
  • Honors English 10
  • AP English 11
  • AP English 12

Mathematics

4.0
  • Honors Geometry
  • Honors Algebra II
  • Advanced Math Course1

Science

4.0
  • Honors/AP Biology
  • Honors/AP Chemistry
  • Advanced Science Course2

American/Arizona History

1.0

World History

1.0

World Language

2.0

Same language for both credits

Physical Education

1.0

Career and Technical Education (CTE)
-or-
Fine Arts

1.0

Economics

0.5

Government

0.5

Electives

4.0

Total Credits Required

23.0

Additional Requirements

Grade Point Average

3.75+ (Weighted)

Advanced Placement

At least 4 credits must be earned in Advanced Placement (AP) classes

Required Assessment

American Civics Test

Required Training

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Notes

  1. Advanced Math Course: A math course that has Algebra II as a prerequisite.
  2. Advanced Science Course: Any of the following courses: Honors Anatomy and Physiology, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C - Mechanics, AP Physics - Electricity and Magnetism
  • A total of 22 credits are required to graduate (HUSD Diploma Requirements)
     
    4 credits of English
     
    4 credits of Math 
     
    3 credits of Lab Science, one of which must be Biology
     
    1 credit of American/Arizona History
     
    1 credit of World History
     
    1 credit of Physical Education
     
    1 credit of Career and Technical Education (CTE) or Fine Arts
     
    .5 credit of Economics
     
    .5 credit of American/Arizona Government
     
    6 credits of elective courses
     
    HUSD Diploma Requirements: 22 credits
     
    All students are required to pass the state-mandated Civics Test.
     
    All students in the graduating class of 2022 and beyond are required to take a Math course each year during grades 9 – 12.