The University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) systems established the A-G requirements for determine eligibility for college admissions.
While these requirements are specific for UC and CSU schools, they are very similar to what is needed for many four-year universities. We recommend visiting the websites for schools you are interested in to determine admissions requirements.
You may contact your counselor if you have any questions regarding A-G or college admissions.
|A) Social Science||2 years required|
|B) English||4 years required|
|C) Math||3 years required, 4 years recommended|
|D) Lab Science||2 years required, 3 years recommended|
|E) Language other than English||2 years required, 3 years recommended|
|F) Visual and Performing Arts||1 year required|
|G) College Prep Elective||1 year required|
Students must earn a grade of C- or better to maintain their A-G requirements
California Community College (CCC) System
The CCC system has 116 campuses statewide. A great place for you to start your college journey.
CCC Annual Application Window:
Spring (typically February – June)
Private and Out-of-State Schools
If you are looking at a private school or a school out-of-state, the are two “one stop shop” applications that can help: The Common App and the Coalition for College App.
Both applications are connected to 100s of schools nationwide, and you can apply to many of them by using these applications.
Contact your school counselor if you have questions.
Annual Application Window:
Deadlines can vary depending on school