Granite Peaks High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Granite Peaks High School
3305 S. 500 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 481-7154


English: 4 years*, emphasizing composition and literature.
American Literature
British Literature
College Prep English
Creative Writing
Effective Writing
English 3, 4, 3H, 4H, 5H, 6H
Novels
Practical Writing
World Literature

Mathematics: 2 years*, beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus). 
Algebra 2
Algebra 3/Trig
AP Calculus
Geometry
Int. Algebra/Trig H
Pre-Calculus

Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
French 1-2, 3-4, 5-8 AP
German 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Spanish 1-2, 3-4, 5-8

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).
**AP Chemistry
**AP Physics
**Biology 1-2
**Biology 1-2H
**Chemistry 1-2
**Physics 1-2
**Physics 1-2H
Physical Earth Science

** Two of the courses must be taken from these.

History: 1 year*, American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
American Studies 1-2
AP American History

Other: 4 years*, from at least two of the following: history, english, mathematics beyond intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
Debate 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Drama 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Journalism
Psychology 1, 2
Sociology
World Studies 1-2, H


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