La Quinta High School

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College Planning
Subject UC and CSU Admission Requirements
a - Social Science 2 years - 1 year of World History and 1 year of U.S. History or
1/2 year of U.S. History and 1/2 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.
The UC Certified Course list accessed at www.ucop.edu/doorways/list