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SC High School Diploma Requirements - Adult Education 5/20/2015

Graduation Requirements for the

Adult Education High School Diploma Program

The student must earn a total of 24 prescribed units of credit to earn a state high school diploma. The unit requirements are distributed as follows:

English/Language Arts

4 Units


4 Units


3 Units

US History and Constitution

1 Unit


.5 Unit

US Government

.5 Unit
Other Social Studies Course (s)

1 Unit

Computer Science (including keyboarding)*

1 Unit

Electives 9 Units


24 Units


* Keyboarding may count up to one-half unit of the computer science requirement.

Membership in an adult education program shall be limited to individuals eighteen years of age or older who have left the elementary or secondary school, except when the local school board assigns students under the age of eighteen years who are not officially in membership in a regular school. Students under eighteen may be assigned to an adult education program when they exhibit either an unusual educational need or physical, social, or economic problem that can be served more effectively by the adult education program. No student under the age of sixteen may be assigned to the adult education program for any reason.

No student shall be graduated from the adult education program prior to the time that he or she would have graduated from a regular high school unless written approval is granted by the high school principal and the SDE’s Office of Adult and Community Education.

Attendance Verification 12/12/2013

Transcript Request Form 10/29/2013

If you are requesting a transcript of high school units earned from Georgetown County Adult Education, please print this form, complete it, and return it to Howard Adult Center to have your Adult Education transcript sent. Please note there is a $5.00 processing fee. 

 For GED Verification or GED Replacement, please visit:

For students who need GED records, please see the following notice:

Effective September 1, 2015, the South Carolina Department of Education’s GED/High School Diploma Replacement Program Office will no longer accept mail-in requests for duplicate GED diplomas, GED transcripts, or replacement high school diplomas.  A link will be placed on the agency website which will allow orders to be placed and payment made online for all of these requests, as well as verification requests ( The office fax numbers will no longer be in service (803-734-8336 and 803-734-5685).

Walk-in service will require online processing.  Office staff will be available to assist.

No cash, checks or money orders will be accepted after September 1, 2015.

The new pricing schedule will be as follows:

 GED Diploma and Transcript - $10.00 per document

High School Duplicate Diploma - $10.00 per document

Verification of Graduation - $15.00 per document

Transcripts will be mailed through U.S. Postal Service only (no faxes or e-mails).

Verifications will be emailed.

Diplomas may be e-mailed or mailed through U.S. Postal Service.

If you did not participate in the adult education high school diploma program, Georgetown County Adult Education Center will not have a record of your high school transcript.

Orientation Web Quest 9/12/2013

Orientation/Intake Survey 10/14/2013
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After completing the Orientation/Intake process, please complete a brief survey by clicking on the link below:

SCOIS Account Setup 9/11/2013
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