Graduation Requirements

50 credits are required to graduate from BHS including the following:


8 credits (one senior elective needs to be a writing course: Communication Methods, Advanced Composition, DMACC ENG 105/106)


6 Credits


6 Credits

Social Science

6 credits (including 2 credits of American History, and 1 credit of American Government)

Financial Literacy

1 Credit

Physical Education

Students are required to take 1 semester/1 credit of PE each year, unless the student is eligible for a waiver during senior year.  (Please see PE waiver under General Course Information for eligibility information)

CTE/ Fine Arts Requirements

Career and Technical Education: 2 Credits

Fine Arts: 1 Credit

Post Secondary Seminar: 1 Credit




Career and Technical Education: 1 Credit

Fine Arts: 2 Credit

Post Secondary Seminar: 1 Credit


CTE Courses :  Human Services; Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing; Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management; Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Health Science; Information Solutions

Fine Arts Courses :  All Music Courses, All Art Courses

Post Secondary Seminar :  Competency-Based Education (.25 credit per year)

Additionally: Class of 2024 and beyond, one course applied toward graduation must be taken online.