In order to graduate with a Dogwood, every student in the Graduation Program has to pass certain basic courses which are outlined below:
Graduation requirements are introduced in Career Education 10.
Career Life Education 10
An English Language Arts 10
An English Language Arts 11
English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
A Mathematics 10
A Mathematics 11 or 12
A Fine Arts or an Applied Skill 10, 11 or 12
Social Studies 10
A Social Studies 11 or 12
A Science 10
A Science 11 or 12
Physical and Health Education 10
Students must earn at least 28 elective credits.
Additional Grade 10-12 credits *
Students must earn 4 credits for Graduation Transitions
* Of the 80 credits required for graduation, at least 16 must be at the grade 12 level including English Studies 12. Others may be required or elective courses.
For more information on graduation, please visit the Ministry site. There is a very useful document called "A Parent's Guide to the BC Graduation Program" available in English, French, Chinese and Punjabi.
For more Heritage Woods information, please see our counselling website.