To view the University of California's approved course list for Santa Barbara High School, please visit their website at:
- HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE
Two year-long courses or four semesters of history/social science courses are required. Coursework must include World History, Cultures, and Geography and US History/American Government.
Four year-long courses or eight semesters of college preparatory composition and literature are required.
Three one-year courses of college preparatory mathematics are required.
- LABORATORY SCIENCE
Two one-year courses of laboratory science are required. (Three are recommended.) Must include fundamental knowledge in at least two of these three core disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics.
- LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH
Two one-year courses in a single language. Three years recommended.
- VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
One year-long course or two semesters required in any of the following categories: dance, drama/theatre, music, or visual art.
- COLLEGE PREPARATORY ELECTIVE COURSES
One year or two semesters required. Can be taken in grades 9-12, but must fall within the following subject areas: visual and performing arts, history, social science, English, advanced mathematics, laboratory science, and languages other than English.
SEE YOUR COUNSELOR EARLY FOR A
PERSONALIZED COLLEGE PLAN!