To satisfy requirements to graduate from high school in WJCC and to receive a Virginia Advanced Studies Diploma, a student must complete 28 credits with 9 verified credits, grades 9 through 12. Those students who meet the state requirements will be eligible to receive the appropriate State Board of Education Seal on the diploma.

English 4 2
Mathematics (Algebra I or above, no more than 1 unit Computer Science) 4 2
Laboratory Science (from at least three different science disciplines) 4 2
Social Studies

World Studies (2)

VA & U.S. History (1)

VA & U.S. Government


World Language3 Health & Physical Education2 Fine Arts1 Technology1 Economics & Personal Finance1 Electives (including two sequential electives)4 Student Selects Verified Credits 1Total Units289

Effective with first time ninth graders in 2013-14 and beyond:

  • A student must successfully complete one virtual course, which may be non-credit bearing, to graduate with a Standard or Advanced Studies Diploma.
  • A student must earn a career and technical education credential that has been approved by the Virginia Board of Education to graduate with a Standard Diploma.