Classes

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Classes
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ACADEMIC PROGRAM

 
Union Springs Academy offers three diplomas and a certificate of attendance. 
• The General Diploma meets the  class credit requirements for graduation as outlined by the NY State Department of Education and the Atlantic Union Conference Office of Education.
• The College Preparatory Diploma requires 7 credits in laboratory sciences and analytical mathematics, and three credits of a foreign language.  The College Preparatory Diploma or the Honors Diploma provides the best preparation for SAT and ACT tests and for college admissions.
• Candidates for the Honors Diploma must meet requirements for the College Preparatory Diploma as well as what is listed under “Honors Diploma”.

 
 

GENERAL DIPLOMA
 
Religion 4 (One credit for each year in attendance)
English 4
Social Studies 4 (2 cr. US History, Gov., and Econ.)
Mathematics 3 (May include consumer and technology)
Science 3 (May include technology)
Health 0.5
The Arts 1
Physical Education 2 (0.5 credit for each year in attendance)
Foreign Language 3 (or 1 cr. with 5 cr. art or 5 cr. in technology)
Computer Applications 1
Electives 1
Total Credits 26.5 (22.5 non Bible credits)

 
COLLEGE PREP DIPLOMA
 
Religion 4 (One credit for each year in attendance) 
English 4
Social Studies 4
Foreign Language 3
Mathematics 3 (through Algebra 2)
Science 4 (or 3 with Precalculus or Calculus)
Health 0.5
Computer Applications 1
Fine Arts 1
Physical Education 2 (0.5 credit for each year in attendance)
Electives 1
Total Credits 27.5 (23.5 non Bible credits)
 

HONORS DIPLOMA
 
1. College Preparatory requirements listed above
2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
3. At least two classes completed within the Honors program.
4. At least one honors research project with written and presentation portions (or approved alternative).