Michigan Merit Curriculum

  • Michigan Merit Curriculum
    High School Graduation Requirements
    for more information go to www.geneseeisd.org

    Subject Area Description

    English Language Arts

    4 credits

    • English 9
    • English 10
    • English 11
    • English 12

    Mathematics

    4 credits

    • Algebra 1
    • Geometry
    • Algebra 2
    • 1 additional math or math-related credit
      NOTE: One of the four mathematics credits must be in the senior year.

    Science

    3 credits

    • Biology
    • Chemistry or Physics
    • 1 additional Science credit (Integrated Science lab)

    Social
    Studies

    3 credits

    • .5 Civics
    • .5 Economics
    • U.S. History and Geography
    • World History and Geography

    Health and
    Physical
    Education

    1 credit

    • .5 Health
    • .5 Physical Education
      NOTE: Recommended to take in the freshman year.

    Visual,
    Performing,
    Applied Arts

    1 credit

    • 1 credit in any one category of Arts

    World
    Languages

    2 credits

    Begins with the Class of 2016

    • Credits earned in Grades 9-12
      or
    • An equivalent learning experience in grades K-12