Terrebonne High School

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM AND TOPS

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Graduation Requirements

Students in Louisiana can pursue two types of high school diploma, a College and Career Diploma or a Career Diploma. With a College and Career Diploma, students can opt for one of two courses of study – the more rigorous LA Core 4 or the Basic Core. Students can also earn an Academic Endorsement or a Career/Technical Endorsement.

Students with disabilities can also earn a Certificate of Achievement.

 

Diploma Requirements

Subject

Credits for
LA Core 4

Credits for
Basic Core

Credits for Career Diploma

English

4

Math

4

Physical Education

1.5

Health

.5

Science

4

3

3

Social Studies

4

3

3

Foreign Language

2

-

-

Arts

1

-

-

Electives

3

8*

7**

Total

24

24

23

 

*Students who pursue a Basic Core course of study must complete six credits in career area of concentration.

**Students who pursue a Career Diploma must complete seven credits in career area of concentration.

 

Learn more about Craft Professions



Learn about Craft Professions: http://byf.org/professions

TOPS INFORMATION

What is TOPS?

Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) is a comprehensive program of state scholarships and one of the most innovative and progressive student assistance programs in the

nation. TOPS has four award components.

 

Top Questions and Answers regarding TOPS:

TOPS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

 

TOPS Resources:

http://www.osfa.louisiana.gov/schgrt6.htm

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION (AOC)/CAREER PATHWAYS INFORMATION