In the state of South Carolina, we are allowed to issue High School credit starting at Grade 7. Please document and give your students credit for the classes they have taken.
HCU Accountability Association follows the South Carolina Public School Standards.
High School Courses and Requirements
South Carolina Board of Education (SBE) Regulation 43-234 lists requirements for public high school students to graduate with a South Carolina High School Diploma.
English: 4 Credits
U.S. History: 1 Credit
Economics: .5 Credit
Government: .5 Credit
Other Social Studies: 1 Credit
Mathematics: 4 Credits
Sciences: 3 Credits
Computer Science: 1 Credit
Physical Education or JROTC or Marching Band with PE: 1 Credit
World Language or Career and Technology Elective: 1 Credit
Personal Finance: .5 Credit
Electives: 6.5 Credits
Total: 24 Credits
For a complete explanation of all graduation requirements, provisions for granting high school credit and dual credit, please refer to SBE Regulation 43-234: Defined Program, Grades 9-12 and Graduation Requirements please visit the website below.
Regardless of the year you took a class, you can place that grade in whichever year you choose.