Tennessee - Graduation Requirements: Additional Graduation Requirements

Area: 
Additional Graduation Requirements
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Tennessee requires 8 additional other credits for graduation.

Body: 

This includes:
-1.5 credits of of physical education and wellness;
-0.5 credits of personal finance;
-2 credits of foreign language (May be waived for students not going to a University to expand and enhance the elective focus);
-1 credit of fine arts (May be waived for students not going to a University to expand and enhance the elective focus); and,
-3 credits consisting of Math and Science, Career and Technical Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB)

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/21/2016