Graduation Plans and Endorsement Options

Miller Grove ISD offers the following graduation plan endorsement options: STEM, Arts and Humanities, and Multidisciplinary Studies.

 

Sample Four-Year Graduation Plan with a STEM Endorsement

Criteria

 

A student may earn STEM endorsement by completing foundation and general endorsement requirements including Algebra II, Chemistry, and Physics and:

 

A coherent sequence of courses for four or more credits in CTE that consists of at least two courses in the same career cluster/pathway and including one advanced CTE courses in one of the following areas:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Pre-Engineering Dual Credit
  • Robotics Engineering

 

OR

A coherent sequence of four credits in computer science selected from the following:

  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobile App Development
  • Pre-AP Computer Science
  • AP Computer Science

 

OR

A total of five math credits including Algebra II and two additional math courses for which Algebra II is a prerequisite.

OR

A total of five credits in science by successfully completing Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and two additional science courses.

OR

In addition to Algebra II, Chemistry, and Physics, a coherent sequence of three additional credits from no more than two of the above categories.

Sample Four-Year Graduation Plan with an Arts and Humanities Endorsement

Criteria

 

A student may earn an arts and humanities endorsement by completing foundation and general endorsement requirements and:

 

  • A total of five social studies credits

OR

  • Four levels of the same language in a language other than English

OR

  • Two levels of the same language in a language other than English and two levels of a different language in a language other than English

OR

  • Four levels of AMerican Sign Language

OR

  • A coherent sequence of four credits by selecting courses from one or two categories or disciplines in fine arts

OR

    • Four English elective credits by selecting from the following:
      • English IV
      • Creative Writing
      • Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition

 

  • International Baccalaureate Language Studies A1 Higher Level

 

Sample Four-Year Graduation Plan with a Multidisciplinary Studies Endorsement

Criteria

 

A student may earn multidisciplinary studies endorsement by completing foundation and general endorsement requirements and:

 

Four advanced courses that prepare a student to enter the workforce successfully or postsecondary education without remediation from within one endorsement area or among endorsement areas that are not in a coherent sequence

OR

Four credits in each of the four foundation subject areas to include English IV and Chemistry and/or Physics

OR

Four credits in advanced placement International Baccalaureate, or dual credit selected English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Economics, languages other than English, or Fine Arts