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ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
                              SUBSTITUTE COURSES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES




               Areas of
                Study                                   Requirements                                  Credit


                            English 9, 10, 11, and 12 or any AP or postsecondary equivalent option of
               English      these courses.
            Language Arts  or *English Essentials 9, 10, 11, and 12                                     4
                            or **AAS English 9, 10, 11, and 12
                            Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with Trig or Algebra II or their equivalent.
                            Additional course(s) to complete the four credits in mathematics must be
                            chosen from the Alabama Course of Study Mathematics or CTE/AP equivalent
                 Math       courses.                                                                    4
                            or *Algebraic Essentials A & B and Geometry Essentials A & B (students
                            taking Algebraic Concepts in Grade 9 are not required to take Geometry B).
                            or **AAS Mathematics 9, 10, 11, 12
                            Biology and a Physical Science
                            The third and fourth science credits may be used to meet both the science and
                            CTE requirement and must be chosen from the Alabama Course of Study:
               Science                                                                                  4
                            Science or CTE/AP equivalent courses.
                            or *Life Skills Science I, II, III and IV
                            or **AAS Science 9, 10, 11, and 12
                            World History, US History X2, and Government/Economics or AP/Dual
                            Enrollment equivalent courses.
            Social Studies  or *World History for Living, US History for Living 10, US History for Living 11,   4
                            and Economics for Living/US Government for Living
                            or **AAS Social Studies 9, 10, 11 and 12
                            LIFE (Personal Fitness)
               Physical
              Education     One JROTC credit may be used to meet this requirement.                      1
                            or Adapted Physical Education
                            Alabama Course of Study: Health Education
                Health
              Education      or **AAS Pre-Vocational, AAS Vocational, AAS Community Based Instruction,   0.5
                            and/or AAS Elective Course
                            Career Preparedness Course(Career and Academic Planning, Computer
                Career
            Preparedness    Applications, Financial Literacy)                                           1
                            or **AAS Life Skills
              CTE and/or    Students choosing CTE, World Languages, and/or Arts Education are
                World       encouraged to complete two courses in sequence.
              Languages     or *two CTE courses and Workforce Essentials                                3
              and/or Arts   or **AAS Life Skills
              Education
                            *Students earning core credit through the Essentials/Life Skills courses are
                            required to take Cooperative Education Seminar/Work-Based Experience.
               Electives                                                                                2.5
                            **AAS Pre-Vocational, AAS Vocational, AAS Community Based Instruction,
                            and/or AAS Elective Course.
                                                           Total Credits Required for Graduation        24







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