Secondary Education/ High School Diploma

Certificate of Competency

The Secondary Education Certificate provides all courses needed to satisfy requirements for a high school diploma, which will increase future employment and higher educational opportunities. High school credits may be granted for previous equivalent courses taken at accredited institutions. Students will complete 160 high school credits with a minimum of 20 residency credits to be completed at Mt. San Antonio College.

For more detailed information regarding course and graduation requirements, please call (909) 274-4937.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will improve overall completion rates of certificates, courses, and transitions to work and college
  • There will be an increase in the number of diplomas earned by Adult High School Diploma students.


Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
High School Biology
High School Chemistry
High School Earth Science
High School Physical Science
High Schools Civics
High School Economics
High School Geography
High School Psychology
High School Sociology
High School U.S. History
High School World History
High School Art and Creative Expression
High School Art 2
High School Music Appreciation
High School Spanish 1
HS Spanish for Native Speakers 1
High School Spanish 2
High School Spanish for Native Speakers 2
High School English 1
High School English 2
High School English 3
High School English 4
High School Expository Writing
Literature and Writing Fundamentals 1
Literature and Writing Fundamentals 2
High School Algebra 1
High School Algebra 2
High School Geometry
High School Pre-Algebra
HS Integrated Math 1
HS Integrated Math 2
HS Integrated Math 3
High School Health

Elective Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
High School Computer Technology
High School Reading
High School Planning and Guidance
High School Study Skills
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