Credit Courses for

Ontario Secondary School Diploma  

Compulsory Credits

Students must earn 18 compulsory credits to obtain Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

• 4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)

• 1 credit in French as a second language

• 3 credits in Mathematics (at least 1 credit in Grade 11 or      12)

• 2 credits in Science

• 1 credit in Canadian History

• 1 credit in Canadian Geography

• 1 credit in the Arts

• 1 credit in Health and Physical Education

• .5 credit in Civics and .5 credit in Career Studies

In addition to the compulsory credits listed above, all students must complete the following:

• 1 additional credit in English, or a Third Language, or a Social Science and the Humanities, or Canadian and World Studies

• 1 additional credit in Health and Physical Education, or the Arts, or Business Studies

• 1 additional credit in Science (Grade 11 /12) or Technological Education (Grades 9- 12)

Optional Credits (12)

In addition to the 18 compulsory credits, students have to earn 12 optional credits by selecting courses from the list available at Global Education Academy.

G10/ G11/12 Credit Course Available   

Course                                                             Course Code

English, G10                                                        ENG2D

Science, G10                                                       SNC2D

Principles of Mathematics                                   MPM2D

Canadian History, G10                                        CHC2D

Career Studies, G10                                            GLC2O

Civics, G10                                                          CHV2O

Health and Physical Education, G12                   PPL2O

Visual Arts, G10                                                   AVI2O

Introduction to Business, G10                             BBI2O

English, G11                                                        ENG3U

Functions, G11                                                    MCR3U

Biology, G11                                                       SBI3U

Chemistry, G11                                                   SCH3U

Physics, G11                                                      SPH3U

Visual Arts, G11                                                  AVI3M

Media Arts, G11                                                 ASM3M

Economics, G11                                                 CIE3M

Communication Technology, G11                     TGJ3O

English, G12                                                       ENG4U

Advanced Functions, G12                                 MHF4U

Calculus and Vectors ,G12                                MCV4U

Biology, G12                                                      SBI4U

Chemistry, G12                                                 SCH4U

Physics, G12                                                     SPH4U

Data Management, G12                                    MDM4U

Visual Arts, G12                                                 AVI4M

Media Arts/ Graphic Arts, G12                          ICS4M

Economics, G12                                                CIA4U

International Business Fundamentals, G12       BBB4M

Computer Science G12                                     ICS4M

Communication Technology, G12                     TGJ4M