COLLEGE PREPARATORY/WORK-READY CURRICULUM

Classification

To Be classified as a sophomore, a student must have earned six (6) units. To be classified as a Junior, a student must have earned twelve (12) units. To be classified as a senior, a student must have earned eighteen (18) units.

Graduation Requirements - TPS Regulation 3315-R-Updated July 2016

All Tulsa Public School students must meet the District's graduation requirements which may be higher than the state's graduation plans.

  Graduates of 2018 Graduates beginning with the Class of 2019
English - 
4 units
English I: Grammar & Comp.
English II: World Literature
English III: American Literature
English IV: British Literature
English I: Grammar & Comp.
English II: World Literature
English III: American Literature 
English IV: British Literature
Social Studies - 
3 Units
9th Grade: U.S. Government ½ unit 
Oklahoma History, ½ unit 
10th Grade: World History, 1 unit
11th Grade: U.S. History, 1 unit
U.S. Government, ½ unit
Oklahoma History, ½ unit
U.S. History, 1 unit
1 additional social studies unit
Science -
3 Units
* A physical science (such as Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics
Biology I
One additional unit above Biology
Three units of laboratory science including:
  - A physical science (such as Physical      Science, Chemistry, or Physics)
  - Biology I
  - One additional unit above Biology
Mathematics -
3 units earned in High School
(If Algebra I is taken in Middle
School, the student must take
3 additional math units above
Algebra I in High School to 
meet the 3-unit requirement.)
Algebra I
Geometry
One additional approved Mathematics unit above Algebra I
Algebra I
Geometry
One additional approved Mathematics unit above Algebra I
Computer Technology, 2 units
OR
World Language,
2 units of the same language
Two units approved Computer Technology
OR
Two units of the same World Language 
Two units approved Computer Technology
OR
Two units of the same World Language
Fine Arts
1 units
One unit of approved Fine Arts One unit of approved Fine Arts
 Physical Education -
1 unit
Physical Education or Athletics or
JROTC or Marching Band or Health
 Physical Education or Athletics or
JROTC or Marching Band or Health
Electives - 
6 units
ACE legislation requires one additional unit in one of the following areas: English, Social Studies, Science, Math, Computer Technology, or World Language. This course must be approved to meet college admission requirements. ACE legislation requires one additional unit in one of the following areas: English, Social Studies, Science, Math, Computer Technology, or World Language. This course must be approved to meet college admission requirements.
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 23 UNITS 23 UNITS
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION In order to graduate from an Oklahoma high school, all students:
- must earn 23 units and take state or federal assessments as specified by district policy.
- and demonstrate proficiency on all fourteen (14) modules included in the state mandated Personal Financial Literacy curriculum
- and receive training CPR.
In order to graduate from an Oklahoma high school, all students:
- must earn 23 units and take state or federal assessments as specified by district policy.
- and demonstrate proficiency on all fourteen (14) modules included in the state mandated Personal Financial Literacy curriculum
- and receive training CPR.
 

Any student entering 9th grade in the fall of 2013 through the fall of 2016 (students of the graduation classes of 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020) must take all state assessments required by the State Board of Education in order to graduate. Alternatively, these students must take any nationally recognized high school test the District elects to use instead of the state assessments as authorized by federal law. The requirement to take the assessments in order to graduate is subject to all exemptions, conditions, and accommodations authorized by state or federal law.

Some high schools may have additional requirements to graduate.

* Physical Science, Physics, Physics Pre AP, Physics B AP, Physics C AP, Chemistry, Chemistry 1, Pre AP, Chemistry 2, Chemistry AP, Environmental Chemistry, Earth Science/Geology, Astronomy, Forensics


CORE CURRICULUM

Classification

To be classified as a sophomore, a student must have earned six (6) units. To be classified as a junior, a student must have earned twelve (12) units. To be classified as a senior, a student must have earned eighteen (18) units.

Graduation Requirements - TPS Regulation 3315-R-Updated July 2016

All Tulsa Public Schools students must meet the District's graduation requirements which may be higher than the state's graduation plans. Students graduating on the core curriculum plan must have a signed opt-out letter on file at the school.

  Graduates of 2018  Graduates Beginning with the Class of 2019
English -
4 units
English I: Grammar & Comp.
English II: World Literature
English III: American Literature
English IV: British Literature
English I: Grammar & Comp.
English II: World Literature
English III: American Literature
English IV: British Literature
Social Studies -
3 units
9th Grade: U.S. Government, ½ unit
Oklahoma History, ½ unit
10th Grade: World History, 1 unit
11th Grade: U.S. History, 1 unit 
 U.S. Government, ½ unit
Oklahoma History, ½ unit
U.S. History, 1 unit
1 addition unit of Social Studies 
Science -
3 units
1 unit Biology
Two additional approved Science units
 1 unit Biology
Two additional approved Science units
Mathematics -
3 units earned in High School (If
Algebra I is taken in Middle
School, the student must take 3
additional math units above
Algebra I in High School to meet
the 3-unit requirement.)
Algebra I
Two additional approved Mathematics unit above Algebra I
Algebra I
Two Additional approved Mathematics unit above Algebra I
Computer Technology -
0/1 unit
No unit of Computer Technology
No requirement for World Language
 One unit of Computer Technology
No requirement for World Language
Fine Arts -
1 unit
One unit of approved Fine Arts One unit of approved Fine Arts
Physical Education -
1 unit
Physical Education or Athletics or JROTC or Marching Band or Health  Physical Education or Athletics or JROTC or Marching Band or Health
Electives Eight units Seven units
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION  23 UNITS 23 UNITS
 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION In order to graduate from an Oklahoma high school, all students:
- must earn 23 units
- and take state or federal assessments as specified by district policy
- and demonstrate proficiency on all fourteen (14) modules included in the state mandated Personal Financial Literacy curriculum
- and receive training in CPR 
In order to graduate from an Oklahoma high school, all students:
- must earn 23 units
- and take state or federal assessments as specified by district policy
- and demonstrate proficiency on all fourteen (14) modules included in the state mandated Personal Financial Literacy curriculum
- and receive training in CPR

Any student entering 9th grade in the fall of 2013 through the fall of 2016 (students of the graduation classes of 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020) must take all state assessments required by the State Board of Education in order to graduate. Alternatively, these students must take any nationally recognized high school test the District elects to use instead of the state assessments as authorized by federal law. The requirement to take the assessments in order to graduate is subject to all exemptions, conditions, and accommodations authorized by state or federal law.

Some high schools may have additional requirements to graduate.