A-G REQUIREMENTS PLANNING FOR 7TH GRADERS


A-G REQUIREMENTS PLANNING SHEET


A.  History/Social Science

Courses include US History, World History, Government, Geography

Required Number of Years:  2 Required, 3 Recommended

Ninth Grade
1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Tenth Grade
1st Semester:  World History
2nd Semester: World History

Eleventh Grade
1st Semester: U.S. History (AP)
2nd Semester: U.S. History (AP)

Twelfth Grade

1st Semester: Government (AP)
2nd Semester: Economics (AP)


B. English/Composition and Literature


Required Number of Years:  4 Required

Ninth Grade
1st Semester: English 9 (H)
2nd Semester: English 9 (H)

Tenth Grade
1st Semester: English 10 (H)
2nd Semester: English 10 (H)

Eleventh Grade
1st Semester: English 11 (H/AP)
2nd Semester: English 11 (H/AP)

Twelfth Grade
1st Semester: English 12 (H/AP)
2nd Semester: English 12 (H/AP)


C. Mathematics
Courses include Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2. Advanced courses like Trigonometry and Calculus are also recommended.

Required Number of Years: 3 Required, 4 Recommended

Ninth Grade

1st Semester: Algebra 1 or Geometry
2nd Semester: Algebra 1 or Geometry

Tenth Grade
1st Semester: Geometry or Algebra 2
2nd Semester: Geometry or Algebra 2

Eleventh Grade
1st Semester: Algebra 2 or Math Analysis
2nd Semester: Algebra 2 or Math Analysis

Twelfth Grade
1st Semester: Math Analysis or Calculus
2nd Semester: Math Analysis or Calculus


D. Laboratory Science

includes biology, chemistry and physics & integrated-coordinated science.

Required Number of Years:  2 Required, 3-4 Recommended


Ninth Grade

1st Semester: Biology
2nd Semester: Biology

Tenth Grade

1st Semester: Chemistry (H/AP)
2nd Semester: Chemistry (H/AP)

Eleventh Grade

1st Semester: Physics (H/AP)
2nd Semester: Physics (H/AP)

Twelfth Grade

1st Semester: AP Biology (H/AP)
2nd Semester: AP Biology (H/AP)


E. Language Other Than English

includes Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese and Russian , etc.

Required Number of Years:  2 Required


Ninth Grade

1st Semester: Language Other Than English 1
2nd Semester: Language Other Than English 1

Tenth Grade
1st Semester: Language Other Than English 2
2nd Semester: Language Other Than English 2

Eleventh Grade

1st Semester: Language Other Than English 3
2nd Semester: Language Other Than English 3

Twelfth Grade

1st Semester: Language Other Than English 4 (AP)
2nd Semester: Language Other Than English 4 (AP)


F. Visual and Performing Arts

includes drama, orchestra, photography, art, etc.

Required Number of Years:  1 Required


Ninth Grade

1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Tenth Grade
1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Eleventh Grade
1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Twelfth Grade
1st Semester:
2nd Semester:


G. College Preparatory Electives

Required Number of Years:  1 Required


Ninth Grade

1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Tenth Grade

1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Eleventh Grade

1st Semester:
2nd Semester:

Twelfth Grade

1st Semester:
2nd Semester:


EXAMS:  PSAT, ACT/SAT Critical Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests


Required Exams


Ninth Grade

1st Semester: PSAT (October)
2nd Semester:

Tenth Grade
1st Semester: PSAT (October)
2nd Semester:

Eleventh Grade
1st Semester: PSAT
2nd Semester: SAT Critical Reasoning (February), SAT Subject Tests (June)

Twelfth Grade

1st Semester: SAT Critical Reasoning (Oct, Nov, or Dec), SAT Subject Tests
2nd Seme