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Payson High School

University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Payson High School
1050 S. Main
Payson, UT 84651
(801) 465-6025

English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
AP English
College Writing
English 10 H, 11 H
English 9, 10, 11, 12

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, AP
**Chemistry, AP
Aquatic Biology
Biological Science
Medical Anatomy/ Physiology
Physical Earth Science
Physical Science
Principles of Technology

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

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

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

Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra, trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
Algebra 2, 2 H
Analytical Geometry/Calculus
College Algebra

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 Music
Art Foundations 1, 2
Concert Band
Concert Choir
Drama 1, 2
Junior Choir
Men’s Chorus
Mixed Chorus 9
Painting 1, 2
Women’s Chorus
World Geography
World History

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

Last Updated: 7/13/18