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
4 units, one of which may be speech or debate; 2 units emphasizing composition or writing skills are required.
3 units (high school level Algebra I and beyond).
3 units, one of which MUST be a laboratory course.
1 unit (Art, Music and Theater).
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
4 units (Algebra I and higher).
NOTE: 1 unit equals 1 year.