Planning for College (A-G)

  • A-G

    Planning for college begins when you start high school.  Some colleges and college systems, such as University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) have specific entrance requirements.  All Encina Preparatory High School students are strongly encouraged to take courses that met college entrance requirements, known as A-G.

    A-G Requirements
    (UC & CSU Eligibility Requirements)

    Subject Years
    A-History/Social Science 2
    B-English 4
    C-Math (Algebra I and II, Geometry) 3
    D-Lab Science (1 year physical 1 year biological) 2
    E-Foreign Language 2
    F-Visual Performing Arts 1
    G-college Preparation Elective (elective chosen from any approved 'a-f' course) 1
    You must earn a "C" or higher in all A-G courses
    Tests
    SAT I or ACT for CSU and UC
    SAT II for UC (two subject tests)
    Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA)
    2.0 for CSU
    3.0 for UC
Last Modified on May 17, 2014