The Basics

You’re on your way to high school, where you’ll start taking college-prep courses. Most colleges and universities require that you complete a specific number of units to be eligible for admission. The information below represents the Louisiana Board of Regents’ core curriculum for higher education. Visit regents.la.gov to learn more.

Here is the basic list:

English [4 units]

  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four

Math [4 units]

  • Algebra (1 unit) or Applied Algebra I or Algebra I-Part 2
  • Geometry or Applied Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Other

Science [4 units]

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Other
  • Other

 

Social Studies [4 units]

  • American History
  • Other
  • Other
  • Other

Foreign Language [2 units]

  • One
  • Two

Arts [1 unit]

  • One