Connecticut - Graduation Requirements: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2014
Summary: 

Connecticut requires 3 credits of science to graduate.

Body: 

The three credits include:
-Biological/Life Science (1 credit);
-Chemistry/Physical Science (1 credit); and,
-Physical Science, Life Science, or Earth Science (1 credit)

1 credit is also required from a STEM electives: Science, Mathematics, Math/Science Tutorial, Technology, Engineering or other STEM course.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
02/24/2015