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A-G Course List

University of California/California State University
A-G Course Checklist

 

Subject Area

Courses at Foothill

a. History
2 years required
  • World History or H*
  • Human Geography AP
  • European History AP
  • U.S. History or AP
  • American Government  or AP – semester class
  • History of the America IB HL
b. English
4 years required
  • English 1 or H
  • English 2 or H
  • English 3 ,English Language AP, or HL 1 IB
  • English 4 ERWC (Expository Reading and Writing)
  • English Literature & Comp AP
  • English 1 HL 1
  • English HL 2 IB
  • English ELD C
c. Mathematics
3 years required4 recommended
  • Algebra 1 or H
  • Geometry or H
  • Algebra 2
  • Algebra 2/Trigonometry or H
  • Finite Math
  • Pre-Calculus or H
  • Applied Calculus
  • Statistics AP
  • Calculus AB AP or Calculus BC AP
  • Mathematics SL IB
d. Laboratory Science
2 years required3 recommended
  • Biology or  H
  • Biology  AP or  HL 2
  • Chemistry  or H
  • Chemistry AP
  • Physics
  • Physics 1 AP
  • Environmental Science AP
  • Oceanography
  • Forensic Science
e. Foreign Language
2 years required; 3 recommended(must be same language)
  • French 1, 2, 3, 4 H, French Language AP
  • Latin 1, 2, 3, 4H
  • Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4H, Spanish Language  AP
  • Spanish for Native Speakers 2,3
f. Visual & Performing Arts
1 year required
  • Music: Band, Adv, Concert Choir, Treble Choir Adv, Madrigals,  Orchestra, Guitar, Bass Choir , Band
  • Visual Arts: Exploration of Art, Drawing and Painting, Adv. Drawing/Painting, Ceramics, Visual Imagery, Adv Visual Imagery, Digital Video Production, Media Arts & Tech, Graphic Design 1, 2 and 3, Visual Art SL/HL IB
  • Theater Arts:  Drama, Drama Workshop, Adv Theater Arts, Digital Film Making
  • Intro to Engineering Design
g. College Prep Elective
1 year required
  • English: AVID Senior Seminar, Journalism  2,3,4
  • Math: Computer Science A AP
  • History/Social Science: Economics/AP (semester), Psychology (semester), Psychology AP (year) Sociology (semester), Hist. of Am. HL 2 IB, Theory of Knowledge IB
  • Science: Earth Science,  Oceanography, Forensic Science, Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Engineering Design & Development
  • Visual & Performing: Fashion Design 1
  • Culinary Art
  • Fashion 1, 2

C OR Better in A-G Courses for UC/CSU application eligibility.

Also refer to https://doorways.ucop.edu/list/ for a complete list of approved courses.

* Honors

updated 3-6-15