College Pathways - Freshman

COMPARISON of REQUIREMENTS 2009-2010
 
Graduation
 
California State Universities (CSU)
Universities of California (UC)
Private Independent
 
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SocialScience
Contemporary World Studies
Mod. World
History 1-2
Mod. World
History 1-2
   
Mod. World History 1-2
AND
AND
2 YEARS
Any 1 of the
following
 
U.S. History 1-2
U.S. History 1-2
U.S. History 1-2
 
 
Government & Economics
       
English
4 YEARS
4 YEARS
4 YEARS
4 YEARS
(1) High School Diploma
Math
3 YEARS
3 YEARS
3 YEARS
3 YEARS
(2) GED Certificate
 
To include Algebra 1-2
(Alg 1-2, Geom 1-2, Alg 3-4)
(Alg 1-2, Geom 1-2, Alg 3-4)
(Alg 1-2, Geom 1-2, Alg 3-4)
(3) CHSPE Certificate
Science
2 YEARS
2 YEARS of Lab Science
2 YEARS of Lab Science
 2 OR 3 YEARS of Lab Science
(4) 18 years old
   
  LAB SCIENCES (at SMHS) :  Biology 1-2 & 3-4AP, Biotechnology 1-2 & 3-4,
 
 
1 Year of Physical Science
Chemistry 1-2 & 3-4 AP, Physics 1-2 & Physics B 1-2 AP
 
1 Year of Biological Science
CSU ONLY: Applied Chemistry 1-2 OR Applied Biology 1-2 MAY be used to satisfy part of this requirement
   
ForeignLanguage
1 YEAR
2 YEARS 
2 YEARS 
2 YEARS 
 Foreign Language
(through level 3-4)
(through level 3-4)
(minimum through level 3-4)
 
10 credits
 
* 3 years recommended
* 3 years recommended
Visual &PerformingArts
(VPA)
 
1 YEAR
1 YEAR
1 OR  2 YEARS
1 YEAR
     
Visual & Performing Arts
 3-D Art, Art, Drawing, Drama, Musical & Technical Theatre, Dance Beg, Int & Adv. Dance
 
 
10 Credits
Chorus, Cinema and Society, Marching Band (Aux), Jazz Band, Int. Band, Adv. Orchestra,
 
 
         
Electives
to meet 220 credits
1 YEAR of College Prep Elective
1 YEAR of College Prep Elective
1 OR 2 YEARS of College Prep Electives
   
(minimum)
(minimum)
(minimum)
         
   
Applied Chemistry,  Applied Biology, additional year of a Lab Science;
   
Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics AP; Psychology, Government CP/AP, Economics CP/AP;
   
 3rd year of the same foreign language, 2 years of an additional Foreign Language
 
 
Tests
California High School Exit Exam
 
 SAT I OR ACT
 SAT I OR   ACT   
English and Math
   
SAT I  OR  ACT
AND
AND
Placement tests given
Credits
220
 
SAT II (2 subjects)
SAT II (2 subjects)
by Community College
   
"C" grades are necessary to satisfy college admissions required courses