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Think of high school as six semesters rather than three years (eight 5-credit courses makes a full schedule). Grade 10 students usually take two core classes in each semester, and fill the rest with electives (and may not have spares). Explore a wide range of electives! In high school, you pass courses, not grades.

Alberta Education diploma requirements

credits (minimum)
 required course (minimum)
English Language Arts
  ELA 30-1 or 30-2
Social Studies   Social 30-1 or 30-2 
Additional Grade 12 credits 10 30-level courses and/or CTS 3000-level courses, other than ELA or Social
Physical Education 3 Physical Education 10
Career & Life Management 3 CALM 20
Math 20-1 or 20-2 or 20-3 
Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20 
Other 10 CTS, Fine Arts, Second Language, Phys Ed 20 and/or 30
Minimum of 100 Total Credits

Note: Students must be able to fulfill the Alberta diploma requirements, as above, to qualify for participation in Bellerose graduation activities. A high school diploma does not necessarily grant admission to post-secondary institutions.

Bellerose Composite High School