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History and Social Sciences

The Standard Diploma mandates three history courses, including World History I or II, Virginia and United States History, and Virginia and United States Government. Meanwhile, the Advanced Studies Diploma entails four history courses, allowing substitutions with Advanced Placement courses. Weighted grades are indicated with a # for AP, DE, and IB courses. Please note that course availability might vary among schools due to enrollment and resource constraints.

Courses encompass a range of options, such as general course sequences, advanced placement courses, dual enrollment courses, Commonwealth Governor's School courses, International Baccalaureate Courses, and elective courses.