TSD Course Description Guide
The Course Description 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.
A comprehensive spreadsheet of graduation requirements is provided as well.
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):
Government/Civics (0.5 credit)
American History/Geography 1 and 2 (1 credit)
Economics (0.5 credit)
World History/Geography 1 and 2 (1 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 (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.