Minimum High School Course Requirements
To be considered for admission, students must successfully complete these minimum high school course requirements. Any college prep courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, and world language can also be used in calculating your Regent Admission Index (RAI) score.
|4 years||4 years||4 years|
|World Languages||2 years in a single language*||2 years in a single language*||4 years in a single language or 2 years each in two languages|
|Natural Science||3 years||3 years with at least one year each in chemistry and physics||3 years, including one year each of biology, chemistry and physics|
|Social Studies||3 years||2 years||3 years|
|Algebra||2 years||2 years||2 years|
|Geometry||1 year||1 year||1 year|
|Higher Mathematics||—||1 year||—|
* Liberal Arts and Sciences students must complete 4 years in a single language to graduate from the university; Business students must complete 4 years in one language or 2 years each in two languages. Students who have taken the requisite years in high school have fulfilled these requirements.