Indiana CORE 40 Requirements
Indiana CORE 40 With Academic Honors Requirements
Indiana CORE 40 with Technical Honors Requirements
||Class of 2015, see your counselor.
Class of 2016 and beyond
Earn 6 credits in the college and career preparation courses in a state approved College & Career Pathway and one of the following:
Complete one of the following:
2 credits Algebra 1
2 credits Geometry
2 credits Algebra 2
Students in the class of 2016 and beyond must take a math or quantitative reasoning class each year in high school.
2 credits Biology 1
2 credits Chemistry 1
Physics I or Integrated
2 credits any Core 40
|Social Studies||6 credits
2 credits World History &
Civilization or World
Geography & History
of the World
2 credits US History
1 credit US Government
1 credit Economics
|Directed Electives||5 credits directed electives
In any combination from World
Languages, Fine Arts, or
College and Career Pathway
|GPA Requirement||None||3.0 (overall) Must earn a grade of 'C' or above in all courses that will count toward the diploma.||3.0 (overall) Must earn a grade of 'C' or above in all courses that will count toward the diploma|
|TOTAL||40 credits||47 credits||47 credits|
(Note: Pass/Fail courses such as Teacher Assistant (T.A.) do not count toward a CORE 40 or AHD or THD diploma.)
Indiana General Diploma Graduation Requirements
* Note: Students may earn a general diploma if parents and counselors hold an opt-out conference.
|Curriculum Area||Indiana General Diploma Requirements|
Must include 2 credits Algebra 1
Must include 2 credits in Biology 1 and at least one credit must be from a Physical Science or Earth and Space Science course.
|Social Studies||4 credits
(2 credits US History, 1 credit US Government, and 1 credit Economics)
|College and Career Pathway||6 credits|
|Flex Credit||5 credits|
*Students IN THE CLASS OF 2016 AND BEYOND are required to earn 2 credits in a Math or Quantitative Reasoning course during their junior or senior year. Quantitative Reasoning courses do not count as math credits.
**21ST cENTURY SCHOLARS MUST EARN A 2.5 GPA BEGINNING WITH THE CLASS OF 2015.