• Graduations Requirements

    Mountain Brook High School

    Advanced Diploma with Honors

    J-16o

     

    Beginning with the class of 2017, in order to earn an Advanced Alabama High School Diploma with Honors from Mountain Brook High School, students must take a course which includes an online experience AND meet the following requirements:

                                                                                                                                        Credits

    English Language Arts ................................................................................................ 4                                                                         

    Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            English 9............................................................... 1

                            English 10............................................................. 1

                            English 11............................................................. 1

                            English 12............................................................. 1

    Mathematics..................................................................................................................... 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            Algebra I................................................................ 1

                            Geometry……………………………………….. 1

                            Algebra II with Trigonometry…………………1

                            Pre-Calculus or Equivalent…………………...1

    Science.............................................................................................................................. 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            Biology.................................................................. 1

                            Chemistry or Physics........................................ 1

                            Additional Life and/or Physical Science....... 2

                              (2 credits at a higher level)

     

    Social Studies.................................................................................................................. 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            World History....................................................... 1

                            U.S. History.......................................................... 2           

                            Government...................................................... 1/2

                            Economics........................................................ 1/2

    Physical Education........................................................................................................ 1

    Health Education......................................................................................................... 1/2

    Fine Arts...........................................................................................................................1

    Career Preparedness................................................................................................... 1

    Foreign Language**....................................................................................................... 3

    Electives.................................................................................................................... 2 1/2

         

     

    TOTAL............................................................................................................................ 25

     

     

     

    **Three foreign language credits must be consecutive in the same foreign language.

     

    Adopted:  July 13, 2009

    Revised:  May 20, 2013