Louisiana - Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
The two types of diplomas are the College and Career Diploma or the 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. To complete the LA Core 4, 4 credits of social studies are required. To complete the Basic Core, 3 credits of social studies courses are required. To complete the Career Diploma, 3 credits of social studies courses are required.