High School Graduation Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Completion of the last semester of instruction at Foothill Technology High School, except by special action of the Ventura Unified Board of Trustees.

  • Satisfactory completion of a program of instruction totaling a minimum of 230 semester credits and the Community Service hour requirement.

ENGLISH 40 CREDITS REQUIRED

  • English 9 – 10 credits

  • English 10 – 10 credits

  • English 11 – 10 credits

  • English 12 – 10 credits

SOCIAL SCIENCE 35 CREDITS REQUIRED (30 credits starting with class of 2020)

  • Geography – 5 credits (9th) (not required starting with class of 2020)

  • World Hist/Cult/Geo – 10 credits (10th)

  • U S History/Geo – 10 credits (11th)

  • American Democracy – 5 credits (12th)

  • Economics – 5 credits (12th)

 

MATH 30 CREDITS REQUIRED*

 

SCIENCE 20 CREDITS REQUIRED**

  • Physical Science – 10 credits

  • Life Science – 10 credits

 

HEALTH 5 CREDITS REQUIRED

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20 CREDITS REQUIRED

 

FINE ARTS 10 CREDITS REQUIRED

Art, Digital Photography, Music, Film Making, Foreign Language, Oral Interpretation of Literature (drama), Visual Communications.

 

APPLIED ARTS 10 CREDITS REQUIRED

Education in a Digital Age (EDA)., Digital Animation, Digital Art and Design, Web Design, Journalism, Yearbook, any ROP Offerings.

 

ELECTIVES 60 CREDITS REQUIRED (65 credits starting with the class of 2020)

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED TO GRADUATE = 230

 

*Additional math credits may be required as a student MUST pass a full year of Algebra 1/ Math 1.

** Students at FTHS will be required to take science in grades 9, 10, and 11 unless their IEP dictates otherwise