Graduation Requirements

 

Graduation Requirements

The following table summarizes the graduation requirements in Nova Scotia. You can download a copy of these requirements in PDF format by clicking here.

Minimum number of credits required

18

Maximum number of grade 10 credits

7

Minimum number of grade 12 credits

5

 

Compulsory Credit Course Requirements

 

1. Language, Communication, and Expression Credits

 


English Language Arts

3

one at each grade level
Fine Arts

1

Drama, Music or Art (any level)

 

2. Science, Mathematics, and Technology

 


Mathematics

2

From two different grade levels
Science

2

 
Math, Science, and/or Technology

2

Eligible Technology Courses

Construction Technology 10,  Exploring Technology 10, Communications Technology 11,  Production Technology 12, Family Studies 10

 

3. Personal Development and Society

 


PAL 11 or Phs Ed 10, 11 or 12

1

 
Can History 11 or Mi'Kmaw 10

1

 
Global Studies

1

Global History 12, Global Geography 12

 

4.  Electives

 


                             5  
     

 

Graduation requirements are also available by checking out the Program of Studies which can be viewed and/or downloaded from the Nova Scotia Department of Education website at: http://doc-depot.ednet.ns.ca