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The Oregon Diploma is designed to prepare each student for success in all aspects of their life, including college and career, citizenship, and life-long learning.
To earn a diploma, students need to successfully complete the following:
Notes (See subject area pages for more information)
The graduation requirement for "English Language Arts" was revised to "Language Arts" with the passage of Access to Linguistic Inclusion in 2021
Must be Algebra I and above
Courses aligned to the adopted Algebra, Geometry, and Data Reasoning standards meet this requirement
Must include Scientific Inquiry and Lab Experiences as outlined in the standards
Lab experiences can take place outside of school, in field-based experiences
Must include at least 0.5 credit from Civics and inclusive instruction in Tribal History/ Shared History, Holocaust/ Genocide, and Ethnic Studies, starting with students graduating in 2026
Career and Technical Education
Credits may come from any of these content areas
Personal Financial Education
Higher Education and Career Path Skills
As Oregon students work to be successful in their next steps (e.g., postsecondary education and training, workforce entry, career school, apprenticeship, military) the Department of Education is committed to ensuring a variety of options are available to meet all students’ needs.
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