Requirements - HS Graduation / CSU / UC

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    High School Subject Area

    San Juan Graduation Requirements

    CSU Requirements
    for Freshman Admissions

    UC Requirements
    for Freshman Admissions

    English

    Four years

    Four years of approved courses

    Four years of approved courses

    Mathematics

    Two years, including Algebra I beginning in 2003-04.

    (EC 51224.5)

    Three years, including algebra, intermediate algebra, and geometry or IM 1, IM 2 and IM 3

    Three years, including algebra, geometry, and intermediate algebra.

    Four years recommended.

    Social Science

    3.5 years of history/social science, including

    · one year of U.S. history

    · one year of World history

    · one semester of Am. Govt.

    · one semester of economics.

    · one semester of social
      science.

    Two years, including one year of U.S. history or U.S. history and government and one year of other approved social science.
     

    Two years of history/social science, including one year of U.S. history or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of civics or American government; and one year of world history, cultures, and geography.

    Science

    Two years, including biological and physical sciences.

    Two years, including one year of biological and one year of physical science with lab.

    Two years with lab required, chosen from biology, chemistry, and physics.
    Three years recommended.

    Foreign Language

     

    Two years in the same language required.

    Two years in the same language required.
    Three years recommended.

    Visual and Performing Arts

    One year of a Visual and Performing Art

    One year of visual and performing arts chosen from the following: dance, drama/theater, music, or visual art.

    One year of visual and performing arts chosen from the following: dance, drama/theater, music, or visual art.

    Phys. Ed.

    Two years

     

     

    Electives

     

    One year**  

    One year**

    Community Service

    Some schools require community service.

     

     

    ** Must be chosen from approved academic courses in history, English, advanced mathematics, lab science, foreign language, social science, or fine arts. See University of California A-G course list (Outside Source)for approved courses at your high school.

    UC/CSU schools do not accept “D” grades in any required college entrance course.

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Last Modified on September 1, 2017