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Graduation Requirements

Tallulah Academy awards a state of Louisiana diploma and offers both the Basic Core option (required for technical and 2-year colleges) and the Core 4 option (required by 4 year colleges).

**The Basic Core and Core 4 Diploma options are available through the graduating Class of 2017.

For requirements of TOPS University Diploma for Class of 2018 and beyond, see http://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/course-choice/college-diploma-requirements-with-course-codes.pdf?sfvrsn=14

Basic Core Diploma = 24 credits

English - 4 units:  English I, English II, English III, English IV

Math - 4 units:  Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, Financial Math, or Advanced Math.

Science - 3 units:  Biology, Physical Science, and 1 units from Chemistry, Biology II, or Environmental Science.

Social Studies - 3 units:  U.S. History, Civics, and World Geography or World History.

Health and P.E. - 2 units

Electives - 8 units

 

Core 4 Diploma = 24 credits

English - 4 units:  English I, English II, English III, English IV

Math - 4 units:  Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Financial Math or Advanced Math

Science - 4 units:  Biology, Chemistry and 2 units from Physical Science, Biology II, and Environmental Science.

Social Studies:  4 units:  Civics, U.S. History, 1 units of World History or World Geography and 1 units from World History, World Geography, Sociology, Psychology.

Health and P.E. - 2 units

Foreign Language: - 2 units in the same foreign language.

Arts: - 1 unit - Fine Arts Survey

Electives- 3 units