Hawaii - Graduation Requirements: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Hawaii requires 4 credits of Social Studies for graduation.

4 credits, to include 0.5 credit Modern History of Hawaii and 0.5 credit Participation in a Democracy are required to graduate in Hawaii.

Body: 

These credits include:
-1 credit of U.S. History and Government;
-1 credit of World History and Culture;
-0.5 credits of Modern History of Hawaii;
-0.5 credits of Participation in a Democracy; and,
-1 credit of Social Studies basic elective.

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