|CSUS Graduation Requirements||University of California A-G Requirements|
|ENGLISH: 4 years of English, one taken each year
||ENGLISH: 4 years required|
|HISTORY: 3 years (including World and U.S. History)
||HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE: 2 years required, including one year of world history, cultures and geography; and one year of U.S. history or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of civics or American government.|
|LANGUAGE: Through Level III of World Language (with a minimum of two years of consecutive WL taken in high school)
||LANGUAGE other than English: 2 years required, 3 years recommended. Two years of the same language other than English.|
|MATHEMATICS: Through Level III (at least three years in high school recommended)
||MATHEMATICS: 3 years required, 4 years recommended|
|LABORATORY SCIENCE: 3 years
Note: Astronomy counts as a lab science at CSUS, but not for UC’s where it is considered a college prep elective
|LABORATORY SCIENCE: 2 years required, 3 years recommended.
Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in two of these three core disciplines: biology, chemistry and physics.
|ARTS: 2 years of Fine Arts (one full year of UC-approved fine arts)||ARTS: Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) – 1 year required.
A single year-long approved arts course from a single VPA discipline: dance, drama/theater, music or visual art.
|COLLEGE QUEST (not for credit)
P.E./FITNESS/HEALTH: 3 years (for credit but ungraded)
SENIOR PROJECT (not for credit)
|COLLEGE PREP ELECTIVES: 1 year required
Note: All CSUS students fulfill the college prep elective requirement by taking a third year of lab science. The other courses that count for this category can be found at: