Michigan Merit Curriculum

  • Michigan Merit Curriculum - High School Graduation Requirements

    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 freshman year

    Visual and Performing, Applied Arts - 1 Credit

    • 1 credit in any one category of Arts

    World Langueges - 2 Credits - Requirements begin with the Class of 2016

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


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