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OSSD = Ontario Secondary School Diploma:安省中学毕业证书



18 个必修课学分,12个选修课学分,通过安省语言能力测试 (OSSLT)和40个 小时的社区义工工作.


What you need to graduate from High school in Ontario

18 Compulsory Credits:(18个必修学分)

  • 4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)*

  • 3 credits in mathematics (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

  • 1 credit in French as a second language

  • 0.5 credit in career studies

  • 0.5 credit in civics

Plus one credit from each of the following groups:

Group 1:

  • English or French as a second language**

  • A native language

  • A classical or an international language

  • Social sciences and the humanities

  • Canadian and world studies

  • Guidance and career education

  • Cooperative education***


Group 2:

  • Health and physical education

  • The arts

  • Business studies

  • French as a second language**

  • Cooperative education***


Group 3:

  • Science (Grade 11 or 12)

  • Technological education

  • French as a second language**

  • Computer studies

  • Cooperative education***


In addition to the compulsory credits, students must complete:

  • 12 optional (elective) credits†(12个选修学分)

  • 40 hours of community involvement activities(40个 小时的社区义工工作)

  • The provincial literacy requirement(通过安省语言能力测试)



*A maximum of 3 credits in English as a second language (ESL) or English literacy development (ELD) may be counted towards the 4 compulsory credits in English, but the fourth must be a credit earned for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.


**In groups 1, 2, and 3, a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language can count as compulsory credits, one from group 1 and one from either group 2 or group 3.


***A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as compulsory credits.


†The 12 optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit courses.



More details can be found at this Ministry of Education webpage:



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