BHS Diploma Options and Requirements

BELMONT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OPTIONS

BHS Diploma - 26 credits


Required Subjects

Credits

English

4 Credits

Math

4 Credits - including Alg. 1 and Geometry

Physical Science

1 Credit

Biology

1 Credit

Science Elective

1 Credit

Civics (Global Citizenship starting with class of 2019)

½ Credit (1 credit for Global Citizenship)

World History

1 Credit

US History

1 Credit

Social Studies Elective

½ Credit (not required if Global Citizenship is completed)

Health Education

½ Credit

Economics

½ Credit

Art Education

1 Credit

ICT

½ Credit

Technology Elective

½ Credit

Physical Education

1 Credit

Open Electives

8 Credits

Total


26 Credits (beginning with class of 2018)


BHS Diploma of Distinction - 32 Credits

Required Subjects

Credits

English

4 Credits

Math

4 Credits - including Alg. 1, Geometry and Algebra II

Physical Science

1 Credit

Biology

1 Credit

Chemistry

1 Credit

Physics

1 Credit

Civics

½ Credit (or Global Citizenship 1 credit)

World History

1 Credit

US History

1 Credit

Social Studies Elective

½ Credit (not needed if Global Citizenship completed)

Foreign Language

2 Credits

Health Education

½ Credit

Economics

½ Credit

Art Education

1 Credit

ICT

½ Credit

Technology Elective

½ Credit

Physical Education

1 Credit

Open Electives

11 Credits

Total

32 Credits

In addition, students must:

  • Submit a plan and receive approval for a community service project (see attached)
  • Earn 14 of the required 32 credits as Honors, AP, and/or RS level courses
  • Have a cumulative B+ average

 

 

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