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Graduation Requirements

40 credits
20 credits, including one year of integrated math
20 credits
10 credits - Physical Science
10 credits - Life Science
Social Science
30 credits
10 credits - World History/Culture and Geography
10 credits - U.S. History
5 credits - American Government
5 credits - Economics
Physical Education
20 credits
10 credits recommended to be taken in both the 9th and 10th grades.
Postponements will be considered on an individual basis.
Computer Technology
5 credits
Or pass the CJUHSD computer proficiency test (no credits issues)
World Language or Fine Arts
10 credits
World Language or Fine Arts (includes all classes in Visual/Performing Arts)
Focus Area Requirement

20 additional credits shall be taken in a specific area of focus as follows:

  • Fine Arts (includes all Visual/Performing Arts Classes)
  • Business Education
  • Home Economics
  • Industrial Technology
  • JROTC (not available at all schools)
  • World Language
  • Academic/College
    • 20 credits in core academic areas that enable a student to meet the A-G course entrance requirements for the UC and CSU system.
    • Students may use ROP courses to satisfy the 20 credit requirement if the course work is within one of the above focus area categories as an approved career pathway. Work Experience courses up to 10 credits may count toward the focus area requirement if the work experience is within a focus area and the objective of gaining advanced knowledge in the area.


65 or 70 credits
If the computer technology requirement is met by examination, the student will be required to complete 70 elective credits.