Grand Traverse Academy 2018-19 Secondary School Course Catalog 13 High School Graduation Requirements Grand Traverse Academy High School students will graduate with the prerequisite academic skills and career orientation for college, technical training and/or quality employment. To this end, our graduation requirements are:  Development of an individual academic/career plan leading to advanced post-high school study and/or employment.  Successful completion of a minimum of 24 academic credits and four advisory credits. Language Arts ............................4 credits Mathematics..............................4 credits Social Studies .............................4 credits Science .......................................3 credits Foreign Language.......................2 credits Physical Education/Health.........1 credit Technology/PLTW......................1 credit Fine Arts.....................................1 credit Electives .....................................4 credits  All students will enroll in seven academic classes/credit hours per year. If a student is participating in a Junior/Senior Year Transition program, the combined schedule must be equivalent to full time.  Students will complete a course for a full semester unless permission to be released is granted by the principal due to unusual circumstances.