University of Utah
College Prep Course Requirement List
Realms of Inquiry
1140 S. 900 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
English: 4 years* emphasizing composition and literature.
American History or Government: 1 year* American history and government (processes and structure of democratic governance).
Mathematics: 2 years* beyond elementary algebra (selected from geometry, intermediate algebra,
trigonometry, college or advanced algebra, or calculus).
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).
** Two of the courses must be taken from these.
Other: 4 years* from at least two of the following: history, English, mathematics beyond
intermediate algebra, laboratory science, foreign language, social science, fine arts.
*1 One year’s work is approximately equivalent to 150 clock hours.