Graduation Requirements for OSSD

Compulsory Credits

  • 4 Credits in English (1 credit per grade)
  • 1 Credit in French As a Second Language
  • 3 Credits in Mathematics (at least 1 credit in grade 11 or 12)
  • 2 Credits in Science
  • 1 Credit in Arts
  • 1 Credit in Health and Physical Education
  • 0.5 Credit in Civics
  • 0.5 Credit in Guidance and Career Education
  • 1 Credit in History
  • 1 Credit in Geography
  • Group 1 – 1 Credit in English or French As a Second Language or Classical Studies and International Languages or Social Sciences and Humanities or Canadian and World Studies or Guidance and Career Education or Cooperative Education or Native Languages or Religion (at least 1 credit in grade 11)
  • Group 2 – 1 Credit in Health and Physical Education or Arts or Business Studies or French As a Second Language or Cooperative Education
  • Group 3 – 1 Credit in Science (at least 1 credit in grade 11 or 12) or Technological Education or French As a Second Language or Computer Studies or Cooperative Education

Elective Credits

  • 12 Elective Credits (which includes 4 compulsory religion credits – 1 in each year

Additional Requirements

  • 40 hours of community involvement activities
  • Ontario Secondary School Literacy requirement