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College Planning/Scholarship Information

Finding resources for college can be overwhelming. The following may help students and families contemplating college entrance.

New scholarships are coming in! Students, please check the bulletin board outside the guidance office and the black crate inside the guidance office regularly!

 

 

College Admission Credit Recommendations and Requirements

The Coordinating Board for Higher Education has approved the following minimum recommended 16-unit core curriculum requirement for admission to all public four-year colleges and universities. The recommended core curriculum will affect all first-time full-time degree seeking college students who graduate from high school in spring 1996 or later.

 

Recommended High School Core Curriculum

English/Language Arts
4 units, one of which may be speech or debate; 2 units emphasizing composition or writing skills are required.

Mathematics
3 units (high school level Algebra I and beyond).

Social Studies
3 units

Science
3 units, one of which MUST be a laboratory course.

Fine Arts
1 unit (Art, Music and Theater).

Electives
3 units, selected from foreign language and/or combinations of the above courses (two units of foreign language are strongly recommended).

 

 

University of Missouri System Requirements

English
4 units

Mathematics
4 units (Algebra I and higher).

Social Studies
3 units

Science
3 units

Fine Arts
1 unit

Foreign Language
2 units

NOTE: 1 unit equals 1 year.