Graduation Requirements/Course Offerings
Course Category Credits Required Classes that may be offered. Visit the Staff page for current teaching assignments.
Classes in bold are required for graduation from NCHS
Bible 1 year for each year at NCHS Bible 9 (O.T. & N.T. survey), Bible 10 (Intro to Apologetics), Bible electives - Understanding the Times, Living Life God's Way, Romans & Gospel of John English 4 years English Enhancement, English 9 & 10, Introduction to Literature, American Literature, Honors American Literature, British Literature, Honors British Literature, Creative Writing Math 3 years (4 years for Honors Diploma) Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus, Statistics, Discrete Mathematics Science 3 years (4 years for Honors Diploma) Physical Science, Physics, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Biology, AP Biology, Anatomy & Physiology Social Studies 3 years US History, AP US History, World History,Government/Economics Foreign Language 2 years Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4 Fine Arts 2 years of performing or visual art Art 1&2, Choir, Guitar, Photography Public Speaking 1/2 year Public Speaking Health and Fitness
Physical Education, completion of a sport season (0.5 credit to a maximum of 1.5 credits), Health 0.5 Occupational Education 1 year Office Skills, Teaacher Assistant, Culinary Art, Technology, Leadership, Consumer Business Electives 1 or more years Any classes taken beyond the other requirements. Examples are: Publication, Technology, Band, Creative Writing, Choir, Art, Culinary
NCHS & Beyond
- 25.5 credits minimum required to graduate with a standard diploma.
- 27.5 credits minimum required to graduate with an honors diploma. Students are required to have 4 years of Math and 4 years of Science for the additional credits, and a minimum 3.5 GPA.
- Cross enrollment & Running Start can be credited as part of your coursework.
- Approved education programs taken outside school may be considered for credit