CHSS Academic Planning

Course Selection for 2022-23 begins on March 7th, 2022

Course Selection is due on March 18th, 2022

 

Find our Course Catalogue here: http://courses.chss.io

 

2018 Graduation Requirements    

* New- Students currently in grade 9 and 10 are required to take at least one 4 credit Indigenous focused course to fulfil the graduation requirements for a Dogwood Diploma. The following courses fulfil the requirements:

  • English First Peoples 10
  • English First Peoples 11
  • English First Peoples 12
  • BC First Peoples 12
  • Contemporary Indigenous Studies 12
  • Sm’algyax 10
  • Sm’algyax 11
  • Sm’algyax 12

                                                                                                       

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation or “Dogwood Diploma” is awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements. If you are entering Grade 10 or 11 in 2017/18 or later you are on the 2018 Graduation Program. To graduate, you will require 80 credits total – with a minimum of 16 at the Grade 12 level, and 28 elective course credits. 52 credits are required from the following:

  • Two Career Education courses (8 credits total)
  • Physical and Health Education 10 (4 credits)
  • Science 10 (4 credits), and a Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)
  • Social Studies 10 (4 credits), and a Social Studies 11 or 12 (4 credits)
  • A Math 10 (4 credits), and a Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)
  • A Language Arts 10, 11 & 12 (12 credits)
  • An Arts Education 10, 11, or 12 and/or an Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies 10, 11, or 12 (4 credits)

In addition, students on the 2018 Graduation Program must also complete the two new Graduation Assessments: 

  • Numeracy Assessment
  • Literacy Assessment – The Literacy Assessment will be introduced in the 2021-22 school year (students graduating in the 2021-22 school year and beyond will take a Language Arts 12 course and associated provincial exam to satisfy this graduation requirement for the 2018 Graduation Program).

NOTE: Students on the 2018 Graduation Program will be able to meet the career education graduation requirement with any of the following combinations: 

  • Career Life Education (4 credits)
  • Career Life Connections + Capstone (4 credits)