Georgia - Graduation Requirements: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2011
Summary: 

Georgia requires 4 credits of science to graduate.

Body: 

This includes:
-1 full unit of Biology;
-1 unit of either Physical Science or Physics;
-1 unit of either Chemistry, Earth Systems, Environmental Science or an AP/IB course; and,
-1 additional science unit. The fourth science unit may be used to meet both the science and elective requirements. Any AP/IB science course may be substituted for the appropriate courses listed above.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/16/2016