Graduation Requirements

NYS & HSMSE Graduation & Diploma Requirements Sept 2016

NYC Graduation Requirements by Year

When to take Regents & Standardized Exams-Testing Schedule June 2016

 

Minimum Number of Credits

Subject Area

Regents Diploma

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

English

8

Social Studies

8
World History: 4
US History:     2
Government:  1
Economics:    1

Mathematics

6

Science

6
Life Science (Biology)
Physical Science (Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science (middle school))
Life or Physical Science

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

2

6

Art & Music

2
Drafting 1& Drafting 2 = One (1) Art credit

Physical Education

4 credits
(7 semesters)

Health

1

Electives

7

3

TOTAL

44

 

New York State Regents Exam Diploma Requirements

Regents Diploma

Regents Diploma
with Honors

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors

English Language Arts English Language Arts English Language Arts English Language Arts
Social Studies (Global or US  History) Global History Global History Global History
Mathematics (one exam) US History US History US History
Science (one exam) Mathematics Mathematics (3 exams):

  1. Integrated Algebra
  2. Geometry
  3. Algebra II/Trigonometry
Mathematics (3 exams):

  1. Integrated Algebra
  2. Geometry
  3. Algebra II/Trigonometry
+1 Options

One additional exam in Social Studies, Math, or Science

 

Science Science (2 exams):

  1. Biological Science

(Living Environment)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Earth Science               (middle school)
Science (2 exams):

  1. Biological Science

(Living Environment)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Earth Science            (middle school)
  Language Other Than English (LOTE) Language Other Than English (LOTE)
Minimum Grade of 65 on each exam 90+ average for five (5) Regents Exams Minimum grade on each of the nine (9) exams:
65
Minimum average of all nine (9) exams:
90

 

HSMSE Endorsed Diploma Requirements
Endorsed by the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools
for Math, Science, and Technology, evidenced by a seal on your diploma

Advanced Engineering
Program

Mt. Sinai Biomedical Research Program

Mathematics Concentration

Advanced Regents Diploma

Advanced Regents Diploma

Advanced Regents Diploma

10 Math Credits

10 Math Credits

12 Math Credits

8 Science Credits

8 Science Credits &
4 Science Research
(Mt. Sinai) credits

8 Science Credits

10 Engineering Credits

4 Engineering Credits

6 Engineering Credits

200 Hours of
Community Service

200 Hours of
Community Service

200 Hours of
Community Service

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