UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ENTRANCE REQUIREMENT
University of California
Requirements (starting 2003)
A-F/G Subject Requirements:
a) College Prep English: 4 years
English that includes frequent and regular
writing and reading of classic and modern literature. Not more than two
semesters of ninth–grade
English can be used to meet this requirement.
b) Mathematics: 3 years (4 recommended)
Geometry, Algebra II)
c) History / Social Science: 2 years required
Includes one year of U.S. History and one year
of World Studies.
*d) Lab Science: 2 years (3 recommended)
CP Integrated Science I, II, and III (Biology,
e) Language (other than English): 2 years (3
(Must be the same
f) Visual and Performing Arts: 1 year
Students must complete a year-long approved
course from a single visual and performing arts subject area (dance, music,
visual arts, or
g) College Preparatory Electives (1 year required)
Additional courses taken in subject requirement a-f above. They are to be chosen from the following subject areas: social science, English, advanced math, laboratory science, foreign language, and visual and performing arts. Also selected elective courses listed on the UC approved list.
SAT I or ACT and SAT II required
Students must submit test scores for either the SAT 1 or ACT and three SAT II tests (Subject Tests including writing, mathematics level 1 or level 2, and one test in one of the following areas - English
literature, foreign language, science, or social science).
* The Science College Requirements must satisfy 1 year life science and 1 year physical science.