Cottonwood High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Cottonwood High School
5715 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(801) 273-2104


English: 4 years*, emphasizing composition and literature.
Advanced Literature
Advanced Novels
American Literature
Basic Writing
Effective Writing
English 1-2 Core, H
English 3-4 Core, H
English 5-6, Core, H
English Composition CC
English Composition, AP
Humanities English
Novels
Practical English
Sophomore English, H
College Prep English

Mathematics: 2 years*, beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus). 
Algebra II, H
Algebra III / Trig
AP Calculus AB, BC
Pre Calculus H, CC

History: 1 year*, American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
American Studies, H
American Institutions, H
American History AP
American Government AP

Science: 3 years*, two of which are required to be taken from basic core science courses in biology, chemistry or physics (one of the sciences must include a laboratory experience).
**Biology, AP
**Chemistry H, AP
**Physics H, AP
Applied Chemistry
Applied Physics
Bio Earth Science
Earth Systems
Physiology
Wildlife Biology
Zoology

**Two of the courses must come from these.

Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
American Sign Language 1, 2, 3
French 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, AP
German 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, AP
Latin 1, 2, 3
Spanish 1, 2, 3, CC, AP

Other: 4 years*, from at least two of the following: history, english, mathematics beyond intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.

Acapella Choir
American West
Comparative Government AP
Discrete Math/Statistics
European History AP
Foreign Language I-S
Humanities Social Studies
Psychology
Science IS
Sociology
Theory and Harmony AP
Women’s Studies
World Cultures
World History, H


*1 One year’s work is approximately equivalent to 150 clock hours.