A-G Course List

  • Courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” 
      
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    "A" - SOCIAL SCIENCE; U.S. HISTORY/GOVERNMENT

    • California State University (C.S.U.) Requirement: 2 YEARS
    • University of California (U.C.) Requirement: 2 YEARS
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • American Government
      • Contemporary World Studies (C.W.S.)
      • C.W.S. S.H.
      • Advanced Placement (A.P.) European History 1-2 
      • A.P. Government & Politics U.S.
      • Modern World History 1-2
      • Modern World History 1-2 S.H.
      • U.S. History 1-2
      • U.S. History 1-2 S.H.
      • A.P. U.S. History 1-2

     

    "B" - ENGLISH

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 4 YEARS
    • U.C. Requirement: 4 YEARS
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • English 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 
      • English 1-2 Advanced Standing (A.S.)
      • English 3-4 A.S.
      • English English Learning Development (E.L.D.) 3-4
      • A.P. English Language 1-2
      • A.P. English Literature 1-2

     

    "C" - MATHEMATICS

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 3 YEARS REQUIRED; 4 YEARS RECOMMENDED
    • U.C. Requirement: 3 YEARS REQUIRED; 4 YEARS RECOMMENDED
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • Algebra 1-2
      • Algebra 1-2 S.H.
      • Algebra 3-4
      • A.P. Calculus A.B. 1-2 
      • A.P. Calculus B.C. 1-2 
      • Integrated Math 1-2
      • Finite Math & Statistics 1-2
      • Geometry 1-2
      • Integrated Math 3-4
      • Pre-Calculus 1-2
      • A.P. Statistics 1-2

     

    "D" - LABORATORY SCIENCE

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 2 YEARS
    • U.C. Requirement: 2 YEARS REQUIRED; 3 YEARS RECOMMENDED
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • Biology 1-2
      • Biology 1-2 S.H.
      • A.P. Biology 1-2
      • Biotechnology 1-2, 3-4
      • Chemistry 1-2
      • A.P. Chemistry 1-2
      • A.P. Environmental Science 1-2 
      • Physics 1-2
      • A.P. Physics 1

     

    "E" - LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 2 YEARS
    • U.C. Requirement: 2 YEARS REQUIRED; 3 YEARS RECOMMENDED
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • Chinese 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 H
      • French 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 H (7-8 H submitted for approval)
      • Spanish 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 H
      • A.P. Spanish Language & Culture 1-2
      • Spanish for Native Speakers 5-6

     

    "F" - VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 1 YEAR
    • U.C. Requirement: 1 YEAR
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • Art 1-2
      • Art Advanced
      • Art & Multimedia 1-2
      • Art & Multimedia Advanced
      • Art 3-D 1-2
      • Drawing 1-2
      • Drawing Advanced
      • Chamber Singers
      • Chorus 1-2
      • Concert Band
      • Concert Choir 
      • Cinema and Society 1- 2
      • Dance 1-2
      • Dance Intermediate
      • Dance Advanced
      • Digital Photo 1-2 & Advanced
      • Drama 1-2
      • Drama Advanced
      • Jazz Ensemble
      • Marching Band 
      • Musical Theater 1-2
      • A.P. Studio Art Drawing 1-2 
      • A.P. Studio Art 2-D 1-2
      • A.P. Studio Art 3-D 1-2
      • Symphonic Band

     

    "G" - COLLEGE PREPARATORY ELECTIVES

    • C.S.U. Requirement: 1 YEAR
    • U.C. Requirement: 1 YEAR
    • San Mateo High School Courses Which Meet C.S.U. and U.C. Requirement:
      • Applied Chemistry 1-2
      • A.P. Computer Science A 1-2
      • Economics
      • Foods & Nutrition 1-2
      • Journalism 1-2
      • Journalism Advanced
      • A.P. Macroeconomics
      • Psychology
      • A.P. Psychology
      • Publications 1-2 
      • Sociology

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