How Many Credits Do You Need to Graduate High School in CA?
CalCaa high school students must successfully earn a minimum of 22 Carnegie units of credit to graduate.
The course credits required to graduate from high school in California include:
- Language arts: 4 credits
- Math: 2 credits (including Algebra)
- Science: 3 credits (including Biology and Physical Science, Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics)
- Social studies: 3 credits (including World History, U.S. History, Government and Economics)
- Health: 0.5 credit
- Physical Education: 2 credits
- Technology: 1 credit
- Humanities and Arts: 1 credit
- Electives: 5.5 credits