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A-G Requirements

Requirement Area High School Graduation Requirement Credits University Application Requirement
Minimum Credits 220 High School Diploma
(a)  ELA credits 40 40 (C or  higher)
(b) History/Social Science 30 20 (C or higher)
(c) Math*

40 (meet or exceed Algebra 1-2)

D or higher each semester of Algebra 1-2

C or higher in Algebra 1-2, Geometry, & Intermediate Algebra
PE 20 NA
(d) Science 20 (10 life science, 10 physical/earth)

2 years lab science with at least 2 of the following: 

biology, chemistry, and physics

(f) World Language


(g) Visual & Performing Arts


20 World Language with a C or higher


10 including including dance, drama/theater, music, or visual art

Elective 60 minimum

10 college prep with C or better chosen from (a) - (f) above

or course designated as a "g" course.

* All students must pass both the ELA and math California High School Exit Exam to graduate from high school.