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ACADEMICS
BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CHECKLIST
A minimum of twenty-four (24) credits are required to graduate. Specific requirements are listed below. The remaining credits will be considered as electives and may be selected from other courses offered.

LANGUAGE ARTS – 4 CREDITS

Required: English I, English II, English III

Other content classes include, but are not limited to English IV, MCC English Comp I*, MCC English Comp II*, Public Speaking*, Debate*, Creative Writing*, Film Studies*

SOCIAL STUDIES – 3 CREDITS

Required: World Cultures, U.S. History, Government*

Other content classes include, but are not limited to Psychology*, Sociology*

MATH – 3 CREDITS

Content classes include, but are not limited to Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, MCC College Algebra, MCC Statistics, MCC Trigonometry

SCIENCE – 3 CREDITS

Required: Earth Science

Other content classes include, but are not limited to Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology

PHYSICAL HEALTH – 1 CREDIT

Required: Phys Ed* and Health*

Physical Ed may be substituted with Advanced Fitness or with the completion of 2 sports within one academic year

FINE ART – 1 CREDIT

Classes include, but are not limited to Band, Drumline, Choir, Art Discovery, Intermediate Art, 3D Art, Advanced Art

CAREER AND TECHNICAL ED (CTE) – 2 CREDITS

Required: Intro to PC*

Other classes include, but are not limited to Intro to Ag, Plant Science, Animal Science, Ag Business, Ag Mechanics, Construction, Entrepreneurship, Adobe Photoshop*, Graphic Design*, School-Based Enterprises (Yearbook), Intro to Business*, Web Design*, Business Marketing Essentials, Career-Prep Work, Personal Finance, Principles of Accounting

FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 2 CREDITS (RECOMMENDED IF COLLEGE-BOUND)

Spanish I, Spanish II

ELECTIVES – 7 CREDITS

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*Semester Classes

You can print off a copy of the Graduation Requirement Checklist for your own use. You can also email Miss Shutte at dshutte@burlingtonk12.org to request a copy of your Graduation Requirement Checklist or to answer any questions.

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