High School Course Requirements for 4-Year Degrees
Minimum high school course requirements for admission to baccalaureate (four-year) degree programs are listed below. Keep in mind that specific programs may have additional requirements or recommendations.
Four years of Language Arts
English I, II, III and IV
Three years of Mathematics
The equivalent of Algebra I, Geometry and a third-year course in either Algebra II or a rigorous course based in Probability/Statistics
Three years of Science
The equivalent of Biology (with lab), Chemistry (with lab) and any other inquiry-based lab or technical science course such as Physics, Engineering, Environmental or Earth Science
Three years of Social Studies
Civics, U.S. History, World History, Geography and Economics.
These requirements apply to students graduating in 2013 and beyond.