TSD Course Description Guide
The Course Curriculum Guide offers a detailed description of all courses offered in the Troy School District and departmental flow charts to guide students through the appropriate sequence of courses.
TSD Seal of Michigan Biliteracy
Michigan Seal of Biliteracy is an award presented to students who have demonstrated proficiency in English and at least one other world language by high school graduation. Michigan schools promote world languages, English language development, and heritage language maintenance. Students interested in applying for this award should see their guidance counselor.
Sample Four Year Plans
These samples provide a variety of options for four year plans for students. No plan is permanent; all are considered working documents that can be adjusted year to year.
Troy School District Graduation Requirements
English (4 credits):
9 Literature and Composition 1 and 2 (1 credit)
10 Literature and Composition 1 and 2 (1 credit)
11 Literature and Composition (0.5 credit)
and English elective (0.5 credit)
12 Literature and Composition 1 and 2 (1 credit)
Science (3 credits):
Biology (1 credit)
Chemistry or Physics or Introductory Physics (1 credit)
Science elective (1 credit)
Social Science (3 credits):
World History/Geography 1 (0.5 credit)
American History/Geography 1 and 2 (0.5 credits each)
Economics (0.5 credit)
Government/Civics (0.5 credit)
World History/Geography 2 (0.5 credit)
Mathematics (4 credits):
Algebra 1* (1 credit)
Geometry* (1 credit)
Algebra 2* (1 credit)
Fundamentals of Algebra 2A and 2B (2 credits)
Math elective (1 credit)
*High school math credits may be earned in middle school, but 4 credits must still be earned in high school.
*A grade earned in middle school will be calculated into the high school GPA.
*A full year of math or math-related credit must be taken during the final year of high school.
Physical Education (1 credit):
Intro to Physical P.E. - 0.5 credit
P.E. elective - 0.5 credit
Health (0.5 credits)
World Language (2 credits)
*These credits can be earned in middle school.
Fine Arts/Applied Arts/Career and Tech (1 credit):
Visual/Performing or Applied Arts or CTE (1 credit)
*Applied Arts include courses in Business, Life Skills, and Industrial Career and Technical Technology Departments.
Online Learning Experience:
A 20-hour online learning experience is required for graduation. This is a non-credit requirement.
The Online Learning Experience is embedded into the middle school and high school experience.
State Assessment Program:
Complete participation in the State Assessment Program (M-STEP) is required for graduation.
Total required credits are 22.5 or more.