College Admission Requirements

 

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Four Year College and University Recommendations

The University of Wisconsin System requires three years of Math for admission, but it is important to understand that the three years start with Algebra as the first course.  As a minimum, students will need to take Algebra, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra.  (Please check specific college admissions and requirements.)  Additional math is recommended, if possible, and may be required for some programs.

College-bound students should consider a high school program that will prepare them for university work.  Rank in class, pattern of subjects taken and results of college admission test scores are factors that admission offices strongly consider.  Since each college may have different requirements, it is important to check specific questions with the college.  Most colleges require a minimum of 17 academic units.  

Entrance Recommendations for a Standard Four Year College

English (Literature and Composition, Literature and Composition II, American Literature, Speech, Composition, a Literature course4.5 credits
Math (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II)3.0 credits
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)3.0 credits
Social Studies (Economics, World History, Citizenship, U.S. History)3.0 credits
World Language (Single Language)2.0 credits
College Bound Electives2.0 credits
Total17.5 credits

Competitive College and University Entrance Recommendations

English (Literature and Composition, Literature and Composition II, American Literature, Speech, Composition, a Literature course)   4.5 credits
Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Advanced Math)  4.0 credits
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)  4.0 credits
Social Studies  (Economics, World History, Citizenship, U.S. History)4.0 credits
World Language (Single Language) 3+  credits
Additional Academic/Visual and/or Performing Arts 2.0 credits
Total21+credits


Vocational/Technical School Entrance Recommendations

English   4.0 credits
Math     3.0 credits
Science        3.0 credits
Social Studies   3.0 credits
Computer Science and Literacy                                                              0.5 cr recommended
Vocational Education                                                                              2-4 cr recommended
Careers, Work and the Workplace                                                          0.5 cr recommended
Total15-17 credits
Oconomowoc High School
641 East Forest
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-560-3100
Nondiscrimination: The Oconomowoc Area School District provides assurance that no student is discriminated against because of the student's sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability.
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