University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Granite Peaks High School
3305 S. 500 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
English: 4 years*, emphasizing composition and literature.
College Prep English
English 3, 4, 3H, 4H, 5H, 6H
Mathematics: 2 years*, beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra,
trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Int. Algebra/Trig H
Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7
French 1-2, 3-4, 5-8 AP
German 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Spanish 1-2, 3-4, 5-8
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 Earth Science
** Two of the courses must be taken from these.
History: 1 year*, American history and government (processes and structure of democratic government).
American Studies 1-2
AP American History
Other: 4 years*, from at least two of the following: history, english, mathematics beyond
intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
Debate 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Drama 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Psychology 1, 2
World Studies 1-2, H
*1 One year’s work is approximately equivalent to 150 clock hours.