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Adult Diploma Program


About the Program

Students may benefit from the Adult High school diploma Program if they:

Students should not apply to the Adult High School Diploma Program if they:

Note for Utah Residents: Utah residents who take and pass the GED test after June 30, 2009, are no longer eligible to apply for the Adult High School Diploma Program. The GED becomes their Utah High School Completion diploma. Current students who choose to take the GED and pass the test will be withdrawn from the program. Students who fail the test may apply to or remain in the Adult Diploma Program. This policy change does not affect those living in other states who either pass or fail the test.

Adult Diploma Program Application

Required Courses

English
(4 credits)
Complete any eight of these courses:

English: ENGL 041, ENGL 043, ENGL 045, ENGL 047, ENGL 051, ENGL 053, ENGL 055, ENGL 057, ENGL 059
Literature: LIT 045, LIT 047, LIT 051, LIT 061
Writing: WRIT 41, WRIT 043, WRIT 045, WRIT 047
Math
(3 credits)
Complete three of these sequences:

Pre-Algebra: ALG 041 and 43, (These courses are recommended prerequisites to ALG 51 and ALG 53.)
Algebra: ALG 051, 53, 55, 57
Applied Math: MATH 047 and 49
Business Math: BMATH 041 and 43
Geometry: GEOM 041 and 43
Intermediate Algebra: MATH 097
Trigonometry: TRIG 041 and 43
Precalculus: CALC 041 and 43

Science
(3 credits)
Complete the following courses:

Biology: BIOL 041 and 43

Complete four courses from any of the following categories:

Chemistry: CHEM 041, CHEM 043, CHEM 061, CHEM 063
Biology: BIOL 049
Earth Science: EARTH 041, EARTH 043, EARTH 051, ENVRN 041
Physics: PHSCS 041, PHSCS 043
Social Sciences
(3.0 credits)
Complete the following courses:

US History: HIST 041, HIST 043
Geography: GEOG 041

Complete one course in each of these areas:

US Government: GOVT 041, GOVT 043
World Studies: HIST 066, HIST 067, SOCSC 041

Complete one of the following Social Science Elective courses:

Business Law: BLAW 041
Economics: ECON 041
History: HIST 051, HIST 052, HIST 053, HIST 054
Psychology: AP PSY 059, AP PSY 060, SOSC 055
Sociology: SOCSC 041, SOCSC 051

Note: Effective July 1, 2015, Adult Diploma students must complete 0.5 social science elective credit.
Career & Technology Education
(1 credit)
Complete any two of these courses:

ART 061 - Photography
AUTO 043 - Automotive Basics
BLAW 041 - Business Law
BMATH 041 - Business & Consumer Math, Part 1
BMATH 043 - Business & Consumer Math, Part 2
BMRKT 041 - Marketing
CHILD 041 - Child Development, Part 1
CHILD 043 - Child Development, Part 2
CHILD 051 - Preparing for Responsible Parenthood
CLOTH 041 - Clothing Construction
CLOTH 047 - Clothing Fashion Fundamentals
COMMS 041 - English for Life and Work: Career Preparation
ENGN 041 - Small Engine Repair
FOODS 041 - Food and Nutrition, Part 1
FOODS 043 - Food and Nutrition, Part 2
GARD 041 - Home Gardening
INFOP 041 - Keyboarding, Part 1
INTDE 041 - Interior Design, Part 1
INTDE 043 - Interior Design, Part 2
MEDIC 051 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Health/PE
(2 credits)
Complete the following course:

HLTH 041 (0.5 credit)

Complete one of these PE courses:

AEROB 045
BOWL 041
CYCLE 041
FIT 049
GOLF 041
HLTH 042
JOG 041
SWIM 043
TEN 041
WTRNG 041

Complete any two of these Health courses, including any previously listed Health and/or PE courses:

FIT 045
HLTH 043 (0.25 credits)
HLTH 045 (0.25 credits)
OCCUP 041

Fine Arts
(1.5 credits)
Complete any three of these courses:

ART 041 - Art Appreciation 10,000 BC to 1900
ART 043 - Art Appreciation 1900 to Present
ART 045 - Drawing
ART 051 - Calligraphy
ART 053 - Italic Handwriting
ART 059 - Introduction to Commercial Art
ART 061 - General Photography
GUITR 041 - Beginning Guitar
MUSIC 041 - Introduction to Music
PIANO 041 - Beginning Piano
Computer Tech
(0.5 credits)
Complete the following course:

CTECH 041 - Computer Technology
Financial Literacy
(0.5 credits)
Complete the following course:

FINL 041 - Financial Literacy
Student Development
(0.5 credit)
Complete the following course:

STDEV 051 - Online Prep: Tools For Success!

Electives
(5.0 credits)
Complete 5.0 credits of elective courses:

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Note: An elective course is any non-required course offered that has not previously been taken. Courses that may fulfill the requirements for two or more subjects can only be counted once. If you are planning on attending college, it is recommended that you take 2.0 credits of a world language sequence as part of your elective courses.
Total Credits=24

Recommended Course of Study

9th Grade:
10th Grade:
11th Grade:
12th Grade:
1.0 English
1.0 English
1.0 English
1.0 English
0.5 Career & Tech Ed
1.0 Math
1.0 US History
0.5 US Gov’t
1.0 World Geog/World Hist
0.5 Career & Tech Ed
1.0 Science
1.0 Science
1.0 Math
0.5 Health/PE
0.5 Health/PE
0.5 Fine Arts
0.5 Stud Dev
0.5 Financial Lit
1.0 Fine Arts
0.5 Com Tech
0.5 Health
1.5 Electives
1.5 Electives
1.5 Electives
0.5 PE
1.0 Science
 
1.0 Math
1.0 Elective
 
 
 

Tutor Information:

Biology/Science: isbioltutor@byu.edu
English/Writing: isengltutor@byu.edu
Spanish: isspantutor@byu.edu
Statistics: isstattutor@byu.edu
History: ishisttutor@byu.edu
Math: ismathtutor@byu.edu
Philosophy: isphiltutor@byu.edu
Arabic: isarabic@byu.edu