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General Amherst High School
Graduation Requirements
You must complete 40 Community Service Hours as required by the Ministry of Education. Many community service opportunities are available in the guidance office. Check it out!
  • 18 Compulsory and 12 Elective Courses for a total of 30 Credits.
  • 4 credits in English
  • 3 credits in Math (at the senior level - Grade 11 or 12)
  • 1 credit in Canadian Geography
  • 2 credits in Science
  • 1 credit in Canadian History
  • 1 credit in French as a Second Language
  • 1 credit in Arts
  • 1 credit in Health and Physical Education
  • 0.5 credit in Civics and 0.5 credit in Career Studies
  • 1 credit in either Social Sciences and the Humanities OR Canadian and World Studies (at the senior level) OR 1 additional credit in English
  • 1 credit in Business OR 1 additional credit in Health and Physical Education
  • 1 credit in Technological Education OR 1 additional credit in Science (at the senior level)
Remember to check with Guidance or the Ministry of Education to be sure of up to date graduation requirements or if you have any questions.