Alberta High School Diploma
A student must earn a minimum of 100 credits to graduate from high school with an Alberta High School Diploma. Some workplaces or post-secondary institutions may require additional credits and/or specific courses. High school students in Alberta are encouraged to take a wide range of courses.
Provincial exams (Diplomas) are required in English 30-1 and 30-2, Social Studies 30-1 and 30-2, Mathematics 30-1 and 30-2, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 and Science 30. Final marks in these courses represent a blend of school and provincial exam marks. For information about Diploma Examinations, please visit Alberta.ca.
Our Dr. Anne Anderson students are encouraged to connect with Student Services for more information about diploma requirements, as listed below (this is subject to change by Alberta Education):
EARN A MINIMUM OF 100 CREDITS AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
- English 30-1 or 30-2; and
- Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2; and
- Mathematics 20-1 or 20-2 or 20-3; and
- Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20*; and
- Physical Education 10; and
- Career and Life Management (CALM 20); and
EARN 10 CREDITS, IN ANY COMBINATION, FROM:
- Career and Technology Studies (CTS)
- Fine Arts
- Second Languages
- Physical Education 20 and/or Physical Education 30
- Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)
- Knowledge & Employability courses; and
EARN 10 CREDITS IN ANY 30-LEVEL COURSE (IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIES), IN ANY COMBINATION, FROM:
- 30 level Mathematics, Science, Fine Arts, Second Languages, CTS, or Physical Education and/or
- 30 level locally developed course (learn more about these course options through your high school) and/or
- 35 level Work Experience and/or
- 35 level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and/or
- 30-4 level Knowledge & Employability courses.
*The science requirement may also be met with a 10-credit combination of Science 14 and Science 10.
myBlueprint provides our students with many online resources to explore and plan life both inside and outside school. Use myBlueprint to build course plans and track your graduation progress. Take surveys and explore your personality, interests and more, and then see what courses, jobs and post-secondary programs might be a great fit.
myPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for high school students to:
- View and print diploma exam result statements
- Order transcripts
- And more
Visit myPass.alberta.ca to request access.