Provo High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Provo High School
1125 N. University Ave.
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 373-6550 ext. 337


English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
American Literature
American Literature H
AP Literature and Composition
College Writing H
Creative Writing H
English 1, 1 H, 2, 2 H
Junior Great Books
World Literature

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
Earth Systems
Human Biology
Physiology/Medical Health
Practical Chemistry
Principles of Technology
Science Research Paper
Zoology H

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

Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 2- A and B
AP Advanced Calculus 2
AP Calculus
Geometry A and B
Pre-Calculus A and B

History: 1 year* American history and government (processes and structure of democratic governance).
AP US History
US Government and Economy
US History
US History H

Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
American Sign Language
AP French 4, 5
AP German 4, 5
AP Spanish 4, 5
French 1, 2, 3 H
German 1, 2, 3 H
Japanese 1, 2,3 H
Russian 1, 2, 3 H
Spanish 1, 2, 3 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.
Advanced Communication
Advanced Writing-Journalism
American Problems
Ancient History
AP Art History
AP Psychology
AP Studio Art
Geography
Middle Eas
Modern History
Psychology
Russian/Eastern European History


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