The following table is a comparison of Holy Martyrs Armenian Elementary & Ferrahian High School graduation requirements, the California State graduation requirements, and the University of California (UC) system and California State University (CSU) admissions requirements.

 

 

Subjects

State

Graduation

Requirements

UC

Admissions

Requirements

CSU

Admissions

Requirements

Ferrahian

Graduation

Requirements

History/

Social Studies

 

3 yrs.

– World History

– U.S. History

– Amer. Gov. (1sem)

– Economics (1sem)

2 yrs.

– World History

– U.S. History or

– U.S History (1sem) & Gov.   or Civics (1sem)

2 yrs.

– U.S. History

– one other course

 

3 yrs.

– World History

– U.S. History

– Government (1sem)

– Economics (1sem)

English 3 yrs. 4 yrs. 4 yrs. 4 yrs.
Math

2 yrs

– Algebra I

– one other course

3 yrs., 4 yrs. recommended

Alg. I, Geo., Int. Alg.

 

3 yrs.

Alg. I, Geo., Int. Alg.

 

4 yrs.

Alg. I, Geo.,. Alg.II

Pre Calc or Int. Alg

Laboratory

Science

2 yrs.

– Biological Science

– Physical Science

2 yrs. with lab

3 yr.s recommended

– Biology

– Chemistry

– Physics

2 yrs. with lab

 

– Biological Science

– Physical Science

3 yrs. with lab, from

 

– Biology

– Chemistry

– Physics

Language Other

Than English

 

1 yr LOTE

or

1 yr. of Art (Visual & Performing)

2 yrs., 3 yrs. recommended

same language

 

2 yrs.

same language

 

4 yrs.

Armenian language

 

Visual and

Performing Arts

1 yr of visual and performing arts from dance, music, drama/theatre, visual art 1 yr of visual and performing arts from dance, drama, music, visual art

1 yr

– Visual Art

Elective 0 1 yr. 1 yr 2 yrs.
Arm. History 0 0 0

2 yrs.

 

Physical Education

2 yrs.

 

0 0 2 yrs.
Health 1 sem.

Total

Course Work

(yearlong courses)

13 15 (7 in the last two yrs.) 15 26

UC and CSU elective “g” requirement is also met by most of the courses offered in Grades 10-12.

Please see UC Approved Course list for details.