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A-G Requirements

A-G Requirements 

The schools in the University of California system and California State Universities specify the minimum eligibility required to apply. These requirements are known as the A-G requirements.

The following website provides further detail about the requirements and the application process to the UC schools. Click Here

Credit Requirements

Pomona Unified School District requires that a student obtain 220 Credits in order to graduate. To see the specific breakdown of credits by academic subject see below.

Graduation Requirements Chart

High School Subject Area

Pomona Unified School District Graduation Requirements

California State Mandated Graduation

Requirements

University of California Requirements for Freshman Admissions

California State University Requirements for Freshman Admissions

English

4 Years =

40 credits

3 Years

4 Years of Approved Courses

4 Years of Approved Courses

Mathematics

3 Years = 30 credits including algebra I

2 Years including algebra I

3 Years Including: algebra, geometry, and intermediate algebra .

4 Years Recommended

3 Years Including: algebra, geometry, and intermediate algebra.

Social Science

3 years = 30 credits Including: world history, culture & geography; US history & geography; American government; economics.

3 Years Including: world history, culture & geography; US history & geography; and 1 semester each of government and economics

2 Years Including one year of US history or 1/2 year of US history and 1/2 year of civics or government; 1 year of world history, cultures and geography.

2 Years Including one year of US history or US history and government and one year of other approved social science.

Science

2 Years = 20 credits including biological and physical sciences

2 Years Including biological and physical sciences.

2 Years with lab required chosen from biology, chemistry and physics.

3 Years Recommended

One year of biological science and one year of Physical Science with one year of lab from either

Foreign Language

 

 

1 Year of EITHER foreign language or visual & performing arts

 

 

1 Year of EITHER Foreign Language or Visual & Performing Arts

2 Years of the Same Language Required.

3 Years Recommended

2 Years of the Same Language.

Visual & Performing Arts

1 Year Chosen from Dance, Drama/Theater, Music or Visual Art.

1 Year Chosen from Dance, Drama/Theater, Music or Visual Art.

Physical Education

2 Years = 20 credits

2 Years

   

Electives

50 credits

 

1 Year**

1 Year**

Applied Arts, Vocational-Technical Arts

1 Year = 10 credits

     

Computer and Multi-Media Literacy

1 Semester = 5 credits

     

Health

1 Semester = 5 credits

     

 

       

Total

220 Credits

     

** Electives to fulfill the UC and CSU requirement must be chosen from approved academic courses in History, English, Advanced Mathematics, Lab Science, Foreign Language, Social Science or Fine Arts.