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A-G Requirements

A-G Requirements for Colleges
(UC & CSU)
Subject UC and CSU Admission Requirements
a-Social Science 2 years - 1 year of World History and 1 year of U.S. History or
½ year of U.S. History and ½ year of Civics
b-English 4 years college preparatory English
c-Mathematics 3 years including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 or higher levels.
(4 years recommended)
d-Science 2 years lab Science in two of three areas: Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
(3 years recommended)
e-Foreign Language
2 years of the same foreign language (3 years recommended)
f-Fine Arts / Applied Arts
Visual/Performing Arts
1 year-long course in Art, Drama, or Music
g-Specified Electives
College preparatory electives:
1 year, in addition to those required above, chosen from the following areas: History, English, Advanced Math, lab Science, foreign language, Social Science, Visual Arts or Performing Arts.
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