University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Orem High School
175 S. 400 E.
Orem, UT 84059
English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
Creative Writing 1
Creative Writing 2
English 9, 9H, 10, 10H, 11, 11H, 12, AP LIT College Writing
Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra,
trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 1, 2, 2H
AP Calculus AB, BC
History: 1 year* American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
Government & Policy
United States Social Studies
US History, H, 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, H, AP
**Chemistry, H, AP
**Physics, H, AP
Biological Agricultural Science
Environmental Science AP
** Two of the courses must be taken these.
Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7
French 1, 2, 3, 4AP, 5AP
German 1, 2, 3, 4AP, 5AP
Russian 1, 2
Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4AP, 5AP
Other: 4 years* from at least two of the following: history, english, mathematics beyond
intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
European History, AP
Latin American History
Middle East History
*1 One year’s work is approximately equivalent to 150 clock hours.