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|Academic Areas||District 211 Graduation Requirements*||Community College Career Programs, Vocational Schools||4-Year Colleges and Universities, Community College Transfer Programs*||Highly Selective Colleges and Universities|
|ENGLISH||4 Years||4 Years||4 Years: Emphasis on written and oral communication and literature||4 Years|
|MATHEMATICS||3 Years including a 300-level course||2 Years||3 Years: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry||4 Years Recommended through Calculus|
|2 Years||2 Years||3 Years: Recommended core areas: Biology, Chemistry, Physics||4 Years: Recommended core areas: Biology, Chemistry, Physics|
|SOCIAL STUDIES||2 Years: U.S. History and Social Science Survey or equivalent||2 Years||3 Years: Emphasis on history and government (requirement varies)||3 to 4 Years|
|WORLD LANGUAGE||1 Year or Vocational Education/Fine Arts||None Required||2 Years **||2 to 4 Years|
|VOCATIONAL EDUCATION or
|1 Year or World Language||None Required||2 Years: ** May include courses in: Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Life and Family Studies, or Music||1 Year recommended|
* Additional District 211 requirements include: health, consumer education, driver education, and 4 years of physical education.
** World language preparation may be recommended or required by colleges or universities. State-supported universities in Illinois may accept vocational education or fine arts courses in lieu of foreign language. Check with a counselor for details.