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Graduation Requirements & College Recommendations

Graduation Requirements

Red Bud High School requires 22 total credits for students to meet graduation requirements, with the following specific credits earned.

4.0 credits of English

3.0 credits of mathematics

2.0 credits of science

2.5 credits of social science*

1.0 credit of music, art, vocational courses, or foreign language

0.5 credit of health

0.5 credit of consumer education**

*1.0 credit of global studies, 1.0 credit of American History, and 0.5 credit of American Civics.  Students must also pass tests of the flag, U.S. & IL Constitutions.

**Requirement can also be satisfied with 1.0 credit Agribusiness Management, 2.0 credits CEO, 0.5 credit Family Living, 1.0 credit Business Technology Concepts, or 0.5 credit Economics.


College Recommendations

College admission requirements vary by school.  It is important to visit the undergraduate admissions page of the college or university website for the most current admission requirements.  The minimum recommendation for college admission consideration is listed below.

4 years English

3 years math (Algebra I and higher; senior year math class strongly recommended.)

3 years lab science

3 years social science (emphasizing history and government)

2 years music, art, and/or foreign language

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