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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

In grades 9 through 12, one credit is awarded for each one-year course completed with a passing mark of D-. One half-credit is earned for a one-semester course. A minimum of 25 credits is required for graduation. Students may transfer no more than 8 credits per year from another school. To qualify for graduation, students must be at CAC their entire senior year.

Subject
Recommended College
Prep Course of Study
 
Graduation Requirements
for Class of 2005 onwards
English

Social Studies*

Mathematics

Science

World Languages

Health

Physical Education

Visual & Performing Arts

Electives**

Total
4 credits

3-4 credits

3-4 credits

3-4 credits

2-3 credits

.5 credit

1.5 credits

2-3 credits

6-7 credits

26-28 credits

4 credits

3 credits

3 credits

3 credits

2 credits

.5 credit

1.5 credits

2 credits

6 credits

25 credits

* US History is required for all US passport holders.  This requirement is waived for full IB diploma candidates.

** A student who transfers to CAC and enrolls in the full IB diploma program is expected to fulfill as many graduation requirements as possible as permitted by the schedule.  In some cases, if a course will not fit in with the schedule, a credit of Art/PE may be waived.
*** Any course taken beyond the number of units required in a given subject area is regarded as an elective in that subject area.

HELPFUL COLLEGE LINKS

Universities in the United States:

US Universities in an alphabetical listing by university

ULinks comprehensive list of college and universities 

The Common Application one application for over 500 colleges/universities

FairTest: The National Center for Fair and Open Testing see which colleges do not require you to submit SAT/ACT scores

Additional sites to assist in your search for the best fit:

CollegeBoard's Big Future

College Confidential (try the Super Match)

College View

Unigo

Colleges That Change Lives

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COLLEGE PROCESS

The internet is filled with thousands of web sites related to college, i.e. majors, financial aid, admission testing, careers, and much more. In today's digital world, the information highway is expanding at a phenomenal rate, and we must use our 21st Century Skills to assess the validity of the content we are presented on the internet.  The CAC Counselors have provided the links to some of their favorite web sites to assist you in your research.

Career Planning
College Planning
College Finder sites
Admission Testing- Online registration
On Line Applications
Financial Aid
Rankings
Others

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