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Some classes at HHS count for graduation credit only and some count for both graduation and college a-g creditView the A-G course list for HHS  to see which HHS courses count for A-G credit.  a-g requirements must be fulfilled for any student wishing to continue on directly at a four-year university. 

Q: I'm going to Chabot.  Do I need to fulfill the a-g requirements?
A: While students starting out at a two-year community college such as Chabot do not need to fulfill the A-G requirements they are encouraged to still pursue a rigorous high school curriculum consisting of as many a-g courses as possible, particularly in English and Math so that they can place into college-level English and Math classes.

Comparison of Graduation and A-G Requirements

    Only A, B, and C grades count for college!
SUBJECT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION UC & CSU                                   
A-G Requirements
SOCIAL SCIENCE 10 credits World History 10 credits World History        
  10 credits US History 10 credits US Hist / Gov
  10 credits Gov / Econ  
ENGLISH 40 credits 40 credits          
MATHEMATICS 30 credits 30 credits (Alg., Geom., Alg.II/Trig)
  must include 10 credits Alg. P (40 credits recommended)
SCIENCE 10 credits Physical Science 10 credits  Chem P / H
  10 credits Life Science 10 credits  Bio P
  10 credits additional Science (30 credits recommended)
ELECTIVES 30 elective credits  
  from 2 of the following 3 categories: 20 credits of the same World Language
  1) World Language (30 credits recommended)
  2) Visual & Performing Arts (VAPA)
10 credits Visual & Performing Arts (VAPA)
  3) Vocational (i.e. Business, Wood)                        
Other Electives  35  credits 10 credits College Prep Elective *   
    (see website below for qualifying classes) 
PE 20 credits PE N/A
Health 5 credits Health  
     
Total credits required: 220 credits  
    "D" grades do not count for college!
10 credits (5 in Fall + 5 in Spring) = 1 year *See UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 
      www.ucop.edu/doorways for the
    HHS A-G Course List
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