West Desert High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
West Desert High School
231 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8500


English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
English 9, 10, 11, AP

Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 2
Math 1010, 1020

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).
Physical Science
**Biology
**Chemistry 1010, 1020
**Physics

** Two of the courses must come from these.

History: 1 year* American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
US History

Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
French
Spanish 1010, 1020, 1030

 

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


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