Recommended Courses to Take in High School

The following is a guide to use while you go through high school. The following lists of courses to take in high school are recommended and required for Nevada college applicants and to qualify for the Millennium Scholarship.

History / Social Sciences- 3 years (required)

Foreign Language -2 years (recommended)

Mathematics -4 years (required)

English- 4 years (required)

Science -3 years (required)

Visual & Performing Arts – 1 year (recommended)

Appropriate Electives – (recommended)

  • Civics
  • Geography
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. History
  • World Cultures
  • World History
  • Social Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Precalculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Composition, Reading and Writing
  • American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics

*Two years of laboratory science is required for university admission

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Health Education
  • Physical Education