|English units (Std.)||4|
|Math units (Std.)||3|
|Social studies units (Std.)||2|
Notes/Citation: 1 unit each of American government and American history.
|Science units (Std.)||2|
|P.E./Health units (Std.)||2.5|
Notes/Citation: .5 unit health education and 2 units p.e.
|Arts (Std.)||See notes|
Notes/Citation: Students must complete 1 unit of either "arts and humanities" or "occupational education."
|Foreign language (Std.)||0|
|Electives units (Std.)||7.5|
|Other units (Std.)||See notes|
Notes/Citation: Students must complete 1 unit of either "arts and humanities" or "occupational education" and .5 unit "use of computers."
|TOTAL # units (Std.)||22.5|
|Other diploma options||State offers honors/college prep curriculum option and proficiency-based credit option. Career and technical education endorsement option created by 2005 legislation to be offered at an undetermined date (as of September 2005).|
|Technical notes and citations (Std.)||NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. 386.520, 386.550, /86.584, 389.165; NEV. ADMIN. CODE ch. 389, § 664, 666, 670, 672, 674, 686, 710, 730|
|Planning and Counseling Requirement|
|State requires student to adopt learning plan (not including career pathway requirements)||Yes. 2007 A.B. 212 mandates the development of district policies regarding the development of a 4-year academic plan for each 9th grader. The academic plan must be developed by the student, student's parent and a school counselor, and must "set forth the specific educational goals [the student] intends to achieve" before high school graduation. The academic plan may include "the designation of a career pathway and enrollment in dual credit courses, career and technical education courses, advanced placement courses and honors courses." |
The plan must be reviewed at least once each school year in consultation with a school counselor, and may be revised if necessary.
|Additional Coursework Options and Requirements|
|State has policy on early graduation||No|
|State has policy allowing students to meet coursework requirements through proficiency||Yes. Local board may grant credit towards high school graduation "for a pupil's experiences outside the high school campus if those experiences are equivalent in kind and amount to the educational experiences being offered in the high school." Student may receive credit for a high school course by demonstrating "competence to meet the objectives of the course through ... performance on examinations."|
|Required coursework aligned with college entrance requirements||No|
|All high school students are required to declare a major/career pathway/career focus||No|
|Sources||Learning plan: 2007 A.B. 212|
Proficiency-based credit: NEV. ADMIN. CODE ch. 389, § 670, 674
Alignment: High school graduation requirements: NEV. ADMIN. CODE ch. 389, § 663 and 664; College admissions requirements: Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents Handbook, Title 4, chapter 16