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Course Requirements

SRVUSD Graduation Requirements and College Admission Requirements

Subject Requirements SRVUSD Cal State University University of California Private/Out of State

English

4 years

(40 Credits)

4 years College

Preparatory (CP)

(40 credits)

4 years College

Preparatory (CP)

(40 credits)

Admission requirements will vary at each private college or university.  See University of California requirements for college prep curriculum. In addition to the UC requirements, some schools may require additional year(s) of world language and science.
Math

2 years

(20 Credits)

Algebra 1

Geometry

Algebra 2

Algebra 1

Geometry

Algebra 2

4 yr. recommended

 
Social Studies

(35 Credits)

World Geography

World History 1/2

US History 1/2

Gov't/Econ

2 years:

1 yr. World History

1 yr. US History

or

1 yr. World History

1 sem. Gov't

1 sem. US History

2 years:

1 yr. World History

1 yr. US History

or

1 yr. World History

1 sem. Gov't

1 sem. US History

 
Science

2 years (20 credits)

1 yr. life science

1 yr. physical science

2 years of CP lab science

(e.g., Biology, Chemistry

Physics, etc.)

2 years of CP lab science-

3rd year recommended

(e.g., Biology, Chemistry

Physics, etc.)

 
World Language*

(20 credits required from

any two fields

2 years of the same

language

2 years of the same

language - 3rd year recommended

 

Visual/Perf. Arts*

see world language 1 year 1 year  
Voc. Applied Arts/CTE* see world language None None  
Health 1 semester (5 credits) None None  
Physical Education 2 years (20 credits) None None  
Electives (80 credits)

1 year (2 semesters) of additional college prep

courses)

1 year (2 semesters) of

additional college prep

courses)

 
Total Credits 240 Credits

Grade of C or higher in all

college prep courses

Min GPA: 2.00 to apply

Grade of C or higher in all

college prep courses

Min GPA: 3.00 to apply

 
Test Requirements -------------------------------

SAT Reasoning Test plus writing or

ACT Assessment plus writing

ACT Assessment plus Writing or SAT Reasoning Test plus writing.  Beginning in 2012, SAT Subject Tests are no longer required, however they will still accept these scores.   
  * = Two of three areas required for SRVUSD graduation      

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