Credit Requirements Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma
English 8 8
Social Studies 8 8
    Global History 4 4
    American History 2 2
    Economics 1 1
    Participation In Government 1 1
Science (including lab) 6 6
    Life Science 2 2
    Physical Science 2 2
    Life Science or Physical Science 2 2
Mathematics 6 6
Visual Art, Music, Dance, and/or Theater 2 2
Second Language 2 6
Health and Physical Education 5 5
   Physical Education* 4 4
   Health Education 1 1
Elective Areas 7 3
Total 44 44
  Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma
Regents Exam Requirements Score Score
Comprehensive English ≥ 65 ≥ 65
Integrated Algebra ≥ 65 or ≥ 65
Geometry ≥ 65 or ≥ 65
Algebra II/ Trigonometry ≥ 65 ≥ 65
Global History and Geography ≥ 65 ≥ 65
U.S. History and Government ≥ 65 ≥ 65
Science ≥ 65 (any science) ≥ 65 (Life Science)
Science   ≥ 65 (Physical Science)
Language other than English   ≥ 65

* Students are required to take and pass physical education each semester. Any student failing physical education must repeat the course.

Retakes of Regents Examinations

At BSGE retakes of previously taken Regents Examinations occur only in January and June.