Program Of Studies

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Credits and Graduation Requirements  

Credits are units that determine grade placement and academic progress. QLA requires a total of 24 credits to graduate. Students have the opportunity to earn between 6 to 7 credits per year.  Grade Level Placement The following number of credits will be used to determine a student’s grade placement.  

Freshman (Grade 9) 1-4 Credits  

Sophomore (Grade 10) 5-11 Credit  

Junior (Grade 11) 12-18 Credits  

Senior (Grade 12) 19-25  

Required Courses  

Minimum Credits Required to Graduate 

Minimum Recommended for College 

English 

4.0 

4.0 

Mathematics 

4.0 

4.0 

Science 

4.0 

4.0 

Social Studies  

2.0 

4.0 

World Language (Arabic) 

4.0 

3.0-4.0 

Physical Education for Health 

1.0 

1.0 

Qatar Heritage/History 

1.0 

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Islamic Studies  

2.0 

------- 

Leadership  

1.0 

------- 

Electives  

1.0 

3.0 

Minimum Total Credits  

24 

 

Students must earn 24 units of credit in Grades 9 through 12 to qualify for an QLA Diploma. There are no exemptions to these requirements.