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Graduation Requirements

Students who receive a diploma from Western Sierra Collegiate Academy will satisfy the a-g course requirements for admission to the University of California post educational system.
 

SUBJECT AREA

UC a-g Subject Areas

WSCA Courses necessary to meet graduation requirements

Credits

Social

Science

a

3 years

·   World Geography

·   AP World History

·   AP US History

 

 

30 Credits

English

b

4 years

·   English 9

·   English 10

·   AP English Literature

·   AP English Language

 

 

40 Credits

Mathematics

c

3 years

·   Integrated 1

·   Integrated 2

·   Algebra 2 or

Integrated 3/PreCalculus

 

 

30 Credits

 Laboratory

Science

d

3 years

·   Biology

·   Chemistry

·   Physics

 

 

30 Credits

 World Language

e

             Completion of 2nd Level
            ·  Spanish I or Mandarin I
               ·  Spanish II or Mandarin II

 

20 Credits

Fine Arts f

2 years

 

20 Credits

Electives g

5 year-long courses

50 Credits

Senior Year

6 courses or equivalent

 

 

 

220 Credits

 

Community Service

 

60 Hours

 

Goal:

15 hrs/year