½ Credit of each of the following: Health, Fine Arts, Computer Applications (or 1 year of BTA)
5 ½ Additional Electives
Alabama High School Diploma with Career/Technical Endorsement
Students may earn a career/technical endorsement upon the completion of a sequenced program of career/technical courses. The first requirement for this component is Business Technology Application (Computer).
Occupational Diploma courses do not count towards the Regular or Advanced Academic Diploma
Work requirement will be explained during the IEP process.
Alabama High School Diploma with Credit Based Endorsement
Same coursework required for the Standard Alabama Diploma, EXCEPT the student must have at least one full, additional credit for a Career Technical Class (In addition to BTA)
Must pass at least 3 parts of the AHSGE, including Reading and Math
Must Apply for this Diploma type after taking the AHSGE in the spring of the senior year, and not passing 2 of the parts. Must attempt to pass all parts of the AHSGE every time the test is offered through spring of the senior year.
We recommend that all capable students challenge themselves with the most rigorous curriculum possible. Students with an A or a B in the subject area, who are motivated to succeed should take one or more of these courses, with parent approval. Students enrolled in an AP class must take the AP exam.
Dual Enrollment / Dual Credit and Early College Opportunities
Dual Enrollment / Dual Credit agreements with Jefferson State Community College, Central Alabama Community College, Wallace Community College, The University of Montevallo, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham.