Malvern Collegiate Institute

Programs

Diploma Requirements

To receive the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), students must:

  • complete 30 credits, including 18 compulsory credits
  • complete 40 hours of community involvement (see passport link, left)
  • pass the standardized literacy test given in grade 10

Courses required for each grade are shown in the Course Planning Chart below.


Credit Requirements

Course Credits Details
English
4
1 credit per grade
Math
3
at least 1 credit in grade 11 or 12
Science
2
 
French
1
 
Canadian History
1
 
Canadian Geography
1
 
The Arts
1
Drama, Music or Visual Arts
Health and Physical Education
1
 
Civics
0.5
 
Career Studies
0.5
 
Additional credit
1
English or
a 3rd language or
Social Studies and the Humanities or
Canadian and World Studies
Additional credit
1
Health and Physical Education or
The Arts or
Business Studies
Additional credit
1
Science (grade 11-12) or
Technology Education (grade 9-12)
Optional credits
12
 
TOTAL
30
 
 

Course Planning Chart

  Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 Returning Grade 12
  8 courses 8 courses min. 7 courses min. 6 courses min. 6 courses
1 English
1D/1P
English
2D/2P
English
3U/3C
English
4U/4C
 
2 Math
1D/1P
Math
2D/2P
Math
3U/3M/3C/3E
   
3 Science
1D/1P
Science
2D/2P
     
4 French
1D/1P
Canadian
History

2D/2P
     
5 Canadian
Geography

1D/1P
Civics
20
 and
Career Studies
20
     
6 Health and
Physical
Education

10
       
7

 

 

       
8

 

 

       


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