C.S.H.M. High School provides a full four year college preparatory curriculum in accordance with the requirements of the University of California, California State University, and all other major four year colleges and universities. Because we are a California high school, our college preparatory curriculum is aligned specifically with that of California universities.
|YEARS REQUIRED / RECOMMENDED BY U.C. & CSU SYSTEMS||CSHM REQUIRES|
|A. History / Social Sciences||2 to 3 Years||3 years|
|B. English / Composition and Literature||4 Years||4 Years|
|C. Mathematics||2 to 4 Years||3 Years|
|D. Laboratory Science||2 to 3 Years / 4 is Recommended||2 Years|
|E .Language other than English||2 to 3 Years / 4 is Recommended||2 Years|
|F. Visual & Performing Arts||1 Year||1 Year|
|G. College Electives||1 Year||1 Year|
* Meeting the “A—G requirement” is programmed into the CSHM college preparatory curriculum.
FOR THE U.C. SYSTEM, ALGEBRA 2 MEETS MINIMUM REQUIREMENT
*Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all Math classes to progress to the next level in Math.
Sophomores take Biology or Honors Biology;
Juniors take Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Chemistry Fundamentals, or Physics;
Seniors take Physics or AP Biology.
*Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in laboratory classes (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) and meet math requirement to progress to the next level in science.
Freshmen may select Studio Art, Band, Chorus, or Drama;
Sophomores may take Band; selected Sophomores enroll in Drama II;
Juniors and Seniors may take any Fine Art from C.S.H.M.’s list of courses, including AP Studio Art and AP Music Theory
A grade of “D” in any of the above courses must be made up or the course cannot be used to satisfy the University of California “A—G requirement.”