University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Payson High School
1050 S. Main
Payson, UT 84651
English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
English 10 H, 11 H
English 9, 10, 11, 12
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).
Medical Anatomy/ Physiology
Physical Earth Science
Principles of Technology
** Two of the courses must be taken from these.
History: 1 year* American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
AP US History
Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7
French 1, 2, 3, 4
German 1, 2, 3, 4, AP
Japanese 1, 2, 3
Russian 1, 2, 3, 4
Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4
Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra,
trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 2, 2 H
Other: 4 years* from at least two of the following: history, english, mathematics beyond
intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
Art Foundations 1, 2
Drama 1, 2
Mixed Chorus 9
Painting 1, 2
*1 One year’s work is approximately equivalent to 150 clock hours.