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UC/CSU A-G List

Courses that meet requirements for admission to UC/CSU

Underlined denotes extra honors credit: A=5, B=4, C=3

a - HISTORY / SOCIAL SCIENCE
World History
AP European History
U.S. History
U.S. History Honors
U.S. Government
AP Government and Politics United States

b - ENGLISH
English 9
 English 9 Honors)
English 10
English 10 Honors
English 11
AP English Language and Composition
English 12
AP English Literature and Composition

c - MATHEMATICS
Algebra 1
Algebra 1 Honors
Algebra 1 Part 2
Geometry
Geometry Honors
Algebra 2
Algebra 2 Honors
Pre-Calculus
 AP Calculus

d - LABORATORY SCIENCES
Biology
Biology Honors
Chemistry
Chemistry Honors
Physics
Physics Honors

e - LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH
French 1
French 2
Spanish 1
Spanish 1 Heritage Speaker
Spanish 2
Spanish 2 Heritage Speaker
AP Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish I, II CC

f - VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Ceramics and Sculpture
Drama
Visual Arts

g - ELECTIVES
 
Anatomy and Physiology
Economics
Economics Honors
Integrated Science



The A-G College Entrance Requirements

The A-G College Entrance Requirements are a sequence of high school courses that students must complete (with a grade of C or better) to be minimally eligible for admission to the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU).

Area Subject Years
a. History and Social Science (including 1 year of U.S. history or 1 semester of U.S. history and 1 semester of civics or American government AND 1 year of social science) 2
b. English (4 years of college preparatory English composition and literature) 4
c. Math (4 years recommended) including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, or higher mathematics (take one each year) 3
d. Laboratory Science (including 1 biological science and 1 physical science) 2
e. Language Other than English (2 years of the same language; American Sign Language is applicable 2
f. Visual and Performing Arts (dance, drama or theater, music, or visual art) 1
g. College Preparatory Elective (additional year chosen from the University of California "a-g" list) 1