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Graduation Requirements (For the Classes of 2006 & 2007):

The minimum high school graduation requirements for each student in the Birmingham City Schools Systems are twenty-four (24) Carnegie Units and a passing score on all score of the Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE). The Birmingham Board of Education will issue and Advanced Academic Diploma, a Standard Diploma, or a Special Education Certificate to each eligible student.  The following minimum requirements are currently in effect:

Advanced Diploma (Minimum Requirements)
English
4.0
Carnegie Units
Mathematics
4.0
Carnegie Units
Science
4.0
Carnegie Units
Social Studies
4.0
Carnegie Units
Foreign Language
2.0
Carnegie Units*
Physical Education/Health
1.5
Carnegie Units
Speech
0.5
Carnegie Unit
Computer Applications
0.5
Carnegie Unit*
Fine Arts
0.5
Carnegie Unit
Electives
3.0
Carnegie Units**

Standard Diploma (Minimum Requirements)
English
4.0
Carnegie Units
Mathematics
4.0
Carnegie Units
Science
4.0
Carnegie Units
Social Studies
4.0
Carnegie Units
Physical Education/Health
1.5
Carnegie Units
Computer Applications
0.5
Carnegie Unit*
Fine Arts
0.5
Carnegie Unit
Speech
0.5
Carnegie Unit
Vocational Technology
4.0
Carnegie Units
Electives
3.0
Carnegie Units**

* Requirements may be met through completion of an acadmeic or voactional course including computer application content.  When that option is used, one-half is added to the elective category.
 
** Electives may be selected from PE, Drivers Ed, fine arts, foreign languages, vocational/technical education and additiona courses from the four core curriculum areas.

 
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