Arkansas - Graduation Requirements: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2013
Summary: 

Arkansas requires 3 credits of social studies for graduation.

Body: 

Effective beginning with the Class of 2014 (both Smart Core and Core), graduation requirements specify that of the 3 units, there must be:
-1 unit each of world history and U.S. history;
-0.5 units of civics; and,
-0.5 units of economics which may count either towards the 3 units of social studies or toward the 6 career focused elective credits.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/14/2016