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Recommended High School Classes

Texas students completing the Recommended or Distinguished High School Graduation Plan, the Distinguished Level of Achievement in the state's Foundation School Program, hold the International Baccalaureate Diploma or an equivalent college preparatory curriculum will meet the high school unit requirements unconditionally.

The following are recommended units for all other students:

  1. English Language Arts (I, II, III, and IV) - 4 credits
  2. Mathematics (Alg I, Geom., Alg II & Advanced Levels)- 4 credits
  3. Science (Biol, Chem, Physics and Advanced Levels) - 4 credits
  4. Social Studies - 3 1/2 credits
  5. Economics - 1/2 credit
  6. Physical Education - 1 1/2 credits
  7. Health Education - 1/2 credit
  8. Fine Arts - 1 credit
  9. Languages other than English - 2 to 3 credits
  10. Speech (Communications Applications) - 1/2 credit
  11. Technology Application - 1 credit
  12. Electives - 3 1/2 credit

NOTE: Individual Reviews take place for any student who does not meet the stated class rank and SAT/ACT or high school graduation plan to determine if the student is still eligible for admission. A portion of each freshman class will include students who have been admitted under this review process. So if the academic credentials are close to the stated requirements, please consider applying and give us a chance to review your application.

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