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Alta High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Alta High School
11055 S. 1000 E.
Sandy, UT 84094
(801) 256-5022

English: 4 years*, emphasizing composition and literature
Basic English 9, 9B, 9H, 10, 10A, 10H, 11, 11A, 11H, 12, 12B
English 1010
English CP, AP
Humanities (SLCC)-if includes writing or literature

Mathematics: 2 years*, beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus). 
Algebra II
AP Calculus A/B, B/C
College Algebra / Trigonometry (SLCC)

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, A, AP
**Chemistry, H, AP
**Physics, AP
AP Environmental Science
Chemistry Conceptualized
Earth Science
Earth Systems II
Human Biology
Medical Anatomy/ Physiology
Physics Conceptualized
Physics/ Electronics
Wildlife Biology

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

Languages: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
American Sign Language
AP French Literature
AP Spanish Literature
French I, II, IIH, IIIH, AP
German I, II, IIH, IIIH, AP
Russian I, II, IIIH
Spanish I, II, IIH, IIIH, AP  

American History or Government: 1 year*, American history and government (processes and structure of democratic governance)
American Problems
AP American Government and Politics
AP American History
US History, A

Other: 4 years*, from at least two of the following: history, English, mathematics beyond intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
AP Art
AP Art History
AP Comparative Government
AP Economics
AP European History
AP Music Theory
AP Psychology
AP Statistics and Probability
Business and Society (SLCC)
Geography and Ancient World Civilizations A
Geography and Ancient World Civilizations
Geography and Ancient World Civilizations H AP
History of War
Humanities (SLCC)
Medical Terminology (SLCC)
PsychologySociology I & II
The Price of Prejudice

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

Last Updated: 7/13/18