Science Requirements
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
SCIENCE 9 - 12 10 Credits: Two semesters of life science
               9 - 12 10 Credits: Two semesters of physical science
 
TOTAL CREDITS
REQUIRED: 20
 
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
"A-G" SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
 
d - LABORATORY SCIENCE (2 units) two years of laboratory science providing basic knowledge in at least two of the fundamental disciplines of biology, chemistry, and/or physics.
 
f - College preparatory electives (2 additional units) approved courses chosen from the following areas: visual and performing arts, history, social science, English, advanced mathematics, laboratory science, and language other than English.
 
According to CollegeBoard (prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success—including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®.)
 
Science:
 
Science teaches you to think analytically and apply theories to reality. Colleges want to see that you’ve taken at least three years of laboratory science classes. A good combination includes two semesters of each of the following sciences:
Biology
Chemistry or physics
Earth/space science
 
More competitive schools expect you to take four years of lab science courses. You can add two semesters in one of the following subjects:
Chemistry or physics (the science you didn’t already study)
Advanced biology
Advanced chemistry
Advanced physics