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Olympus High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Olympus High School
4055 S. 2300 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(801) 646-5400
Fax # (801) 646-5402


English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
AP English Language
AP English Literature
English 1-2, H, GT
English 10
English 11
English 12
Creative Writing
Intro Writing (Eng 1010)
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).
**AP Chemistry
**AP Physics
**Biology 1, 2, 1-2 H
**Chemistry 1-2-H
**APEnvironmental Science
**Physics 1-2-H
Earth Systems
Human Biology
Wildlife Biology

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

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

Language: First and second year (level) of the same foreign language taken during grades 7 through 12.
French 1, 2, 3, 4, AP
German 1, 2, 3, 4, AP
Italian 1, 2, 3
Japanese 1-3
Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4, AP

Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 2, 3- Trig
AP Calculus AB, BC
College Prep Math
Intermediate Algebra H
Pre-Calculus/ Trig 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.
AP Art History
AP European History
AP Statistics
AP Studio Art
AP Theory and Harmony 
Art History and Criticism
Contemporary American Social Issues
Film Studies
Geography for Life
Historical Personalities (Philosophy)
Latin American History
Law and Courts
Music Listening/Literature
Psychology, AP
World Civilizations


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

Last Updated: 7/13/18