a-g Requirements

  • The following a-g Admission Requirements are required to enroll in a UC or Cal State University:

    1. Social Science: 1 year U.S. History, 1 year World History
    2. English: 4 years (1 year of ELD 5 will count towards ninth grade English)
    3. Mathematics: 3 years including Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2)
      (4 years recommended)
    4. Laboratory Science: 2 years college prep science with laboratory (life and physical)
      (3 years recommended)
    5. Foreign Language: 2 years in the same language
      (3 years recommended)
    6. Visual & Performing Arts: 1 year art, dance, drama, or music
    7. Electives: 1 year of an academic, college prep elective

    Note: For the newest information on entrance requirements, students should consult your counselor or visit www.collegeboard.org.