HOPE INFORMATION (Including Rigor)

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Students graduating from high school on or after May 1, 2016, must receive at least three credits incourses from the following categories, prior to graduating from high school; students graduating from highschool on or after May 1, 2017, must receive at least four credits in courses from the following categories,prior to graduating from high school. 


1) Advanced math, such as advanced algebra and trigonometry, math III, or an equivalent or higher course;

2) Advanced science, such as chemistry, physics, biology II, or an equivalent or higher course;

3) Advanced Placement courses in core subjects (English, math, science, social studies, and foreign language);

4) International Baccalaureate courses in core subjects (English, math, science, social studies and foreign language);

5) Dual credit courses in Core subjects taken during Dual Credit Enrollment at an Eligible Postsecondary Institution;

6) Courses taken at a unit of the University System of Georgia in core subjects (English, math, science, social studies and foreign language) where such courses are not remedial and developmental courses; or

7) Advanced foreign language courses.