Texas - Graduation Requirements: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2012
Summary: 

Texas requires 2 credits of science courses to graduate.

Body: 

The credits must consist of Biology and Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC). A student may substitute a chemistry credit (Chemistry, AP Chemistry, or IB Chemistry), or a physics credit (Physics, Principles of Technology, AP Physics, or IB Physics) and then must use the second of these two courses as the academic elective credit.

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