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Walnut High School


Graduation Requirements VS. UC/CSU A-G Requirements



Walnut High School


A- Social Science

30 Credits

World History (10)

US History (10)

Civics & Econ (10)

2 Years required

World History

US History or

1 semester US History and 1 semester Am Gov’t

B- English

40 Credits

4 Years required

C- Mathematics

20 Credits

10 credits of math in 9th or 10th grade

10 credits of math in 11th or 12th grade

All students must complete Algebra 1

3 Years required

(4 years recommended)

D- Science

20 Credits

1 Year of Biology (Life Science)

1 Year of Physical Science

2 Years required

(3 years recommended)



E- World Language


F- Fine Arts

10 Credits

Students may take world language, fine art, or CTE (Career Technical Education) to fulfill this graduation requirement.

Language other than English

2 years required (of the same language)

(3 years recommended)    AND

Visual & Performing Arts

1 Year required

G- Elective

50 Credits

College Prep. Elective

1 year required

Physical Education (PE)

20 Credits

Not applicable

Applied Arts

15 credits

Not applicable

State Requirement Course

5 credits (1 semester)



Not applicable

Credits Needed to Graduate

220 Credits


Special Note: See UC A-G Course List for

updated courses:



College requires a grade of “C” or higher.



Maximum acceptable credits toward graduation for Work Experience- 20 credits.

Maximum acceptable credits toward graduation for Student Assistant- 20 credits

No course shall satisfy more than one requirement simultaneously.



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