Graduation Requirements

  • 24 units, including 1 unit of computer science
  • The computer science requirement may be met by completeing 1 unit from the courses listed (or other computer science courses which may be approved by the SC State Department of Education at a later date) :
    • Grade 8: Keyboarding
    • Grades 9-12: Keyboarding Applications, Business Computer Applications, Computer Technology I, Computer Technology II, Computer Programming I
  • Passing the current HSAP Exit Exam

Breakdown of Credits

Content Area Clover School District Occupational Diploma Two Year College/Workforce SC State Diploma Four Year College/University SC State Diploma
English 4 units Employment English 4 units 4 units
Math 4 units Employment Math 4 units 4 units to include Algebra 1, 2, Geometry, and 1 higher level math course
Science 3 units Life Skills Science 3 units to include Biology 4 units to include 3 lab sciences in 2 different fields and 1 unit of Biology
Social Studies 1 unit 3 units to include: 1 unit - US History; 1/2 unit - Government; 1/2 unit Economics, and 1 unit - elective 3 units to include: 1 unit - US History; 1/2 unit - Government; 1/2 unit - Economics; and 1 unit - elective
Computer Science 1 unit 1 unit 1 unit
Health & PE; AFROTC 1 unit PE or ROTC 1 unit PE or ROTC; *Clover School District also requires 1/2 unit in Health* 1 unit PE or ROTC; *Clover School District also requires 1/2 unit in Health*
World Language No requirement 1 unit of Foreign Language OR CATE course 2 - 3 units depending on individual college requirements
Career & Technology 4 units Career Prep 1 unit of CATE course OR Foreign Language Optional
Arts Education (Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts) Optional Optional 1 unit
Electives 6 units Electives include courses of interest to the individual student that lead to the accomplishment of a career major. Electives include courses of interest to the individual student that lead to the accomplishment of a career major.
Exit Requirements 24 units; Community Based Training (4 units) 24 units; Students must pass the South Carolina High School Assessment Program Exam with a score of 200 or better. 24 units; Students must pass the South Carolina High School Assessment Program Exam with a score of 200 or better.
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