County students who entered high school in the 2009-10 school year are
required earn 26 credits to obtain a regular high school diploma. The
number of required credit has changed as a result of the Tennessee
||4 credits-English I, II, III, and IV are all required
||4 credits: Must have Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry,
and a fourth math course; students must earn a math credit each of their
||3 credits: Must have Biology, Chemistry OR Physics, and a third lab science.
||3 credits: U. S. History, Economics and US Government
required plus one additional history course. Beginning in the 16-17
school year, students must have U.S. History and Geography, World
History and Geography, and U.S. Government and Civics.
||2 credits (must be the same language)
|1 credit (music, art, drama, choir, etc.)
| Student must earn three credits within an approved Program of Study or Elective Focus
minimum of 4 additional electives
Contact your school's counselor for available options for the fourth year math course and approved Programs of Study.
NOTE: Beginning with incoming Freshmen, 2014, the requirements for
Social Studies have changed. Students must have the following required
courses: World History & Geography; United States History &
Geography; Economics (1/2 credit); and U.S. Government and Civics (1/2