Graduation Requirements

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TOPS University Diploma Graduation Requirements* 
Required for Louisiana 4-year colleges and universities

ENGLISH = 4 Units 
1 unit each: English I, II, III, & IV 

MATH = 4 Units 
1 unit: Algebra I
1 unit: Geometry
1 unit: Algebra II

1 unit: Algebra III, Advanced Math Functions, Probability and Statistics, AP Statistics, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, or AP Computer Science A

SCIENCE = 4 Units 
1 unit: Biology I
1 unit: Chemistry I 
2 units: AP Biology II or Human Anatomy and Physiology; AP Chemistry II, Earth Science, AP Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics I, AP Physics
 
SOCIAL STUDIES = 4 Units
1 unit: American History or AP US History 
1 unit: Civics or AP Government
2 units of the following courses: World Geography or AP Human Geography; World History or AP World History; AP European History, AP Psychology
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION = 1 ½ Units* 

HEALTH = ½ Unit*
*JROTC I and II may substitute for P.E. I, P.E. II, and Health
It is a school requirement that students complete P.E. and Health credits before they enter senior year.
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE = 2 Units
2 units: Foreign Language (2 units in the same language) 
 
FINE ARTS = 1 Unit
1 unit: Design Fundamentals, Pottery, Drawing, Painting, Studio Art, Music, Drama, AP Art History, or AP Music Theory
 
ELECTIVES = 3 Units

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION = 24

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*This is a modified version of the graduation requirements.  It indicates only courses offered at Magnet

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