The BC Curriculum

The Ministry of Education sets the education standards for students in grades K to 12 through the provincial curriculum.

To graduate, students 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:

Subject Area Minimum Credits
Language Arts 10, 11 & 12 12
Math 10 4
Math 11 or 12 4
Science 10 4
Science 11 or 12 4
Social Studies 10 4
Social Studies 11 or 12 4
Planning 10 4
Physical Education 10 4
Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills 10,11 or 12 4
Career Life Connections (Capstone Project) 4
Required Credit Total 52
Elective Credits
Students must earn 28 credits from elective courses in Grades 10-12.
Elective Credit Total 28
Credits to Graduate 80