High school course planning chart

This chart can be used to plan your classes for the next four years. First plan your 9th-grade classes and then pencil in the classes you expect to take in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. These choices may change later, depending upon your interests and career plans.

Check with your counselor to make sure your schedule meets your high school's graduation requirements. Be sure to plan for any additional requirements for admission to a four-year public college or university or a tech prep educational program at a community college.

English--Language Arts (4 years) 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         
Writing, reading, listening, and speaking


Mathematics (3 years) 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         
First-year algebra, geometry, second-year algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus


Sciences (3 years) 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         
Biology, chemistry, physics


Social Studies (3 years) 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         
History, sociology, psychology


Foreign Language -- Second Language 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         


Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, Drama, Dance, Computer Science 9th 10th 11th 12th
         
         
         
         
         


Physical Education (state requirements vary) 9th 10th 11th 12th