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High School Equivalency Diploma - GED/TASC

High School Equivalency Diploma – GED/TASC

Anyone who has resided in New York State for at least thirty (30) days and who is 16 years of age or older (with certain restrictions) on the day of testing may be eligible to take the TASC Test. For more detailed information on eligibility and the required forms you may need, please refer to the NYSED website.

Non-high school graduates who complete 24 college credits within the following distribution are eligible for their New York State high school equivalency diploma.

Course Distribution Requirements

Subject Credits Description
English language arts 6 All college-level English course credits earned at JCC or transfer course credits accepted as a JCC course equivalent.
Mathematics 3 All college-level math course credits earned at JCC or transfer course credits accepted as a JCC course equivalent.
Natural science 3 All college-level credits in AST, BIO (except 1450), CHE, GLG, MET, and PHY or transfer course credits accepted as a JCC course equivalent.
Social science 3 All college-level course credits in ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, SOC, and certain CRI courses with the social sciences attribute or transfer course credits accepted as a JCC course equivalent.
Humanities 3 All college-level course credits earned at JCC with the humanities attribute or transfer course credits accepted as a JCC course equivalent.
College degree program requirements 6 Please see individual college degree program requirements.

Other courses may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Once a student has completed 24 college credits, they should apply for their equivalency diploma through the Registrar’s Office.