A college education builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier years. If you plan to attend a public college or university in Oklahoma, it's best for you to start planning a high school course schedule early.

These courses are required for a "standard" high school diploma. they'll prepare you for college, and you'll learn  valuable skills in case you decide to get a job right out of high school.

Subject Units Course Examples
English 4 units grammar, composition and literature
Mathematics 3 units Algebra1, Algebra 2, geometry, math, analysis, trigonometry, pre-calculas (must have completed geometry and Algebra 2), calculas and Advanced Placement statistics
Laboratory Science 3 units biolegy, chemistry, physics or any lab science certified by the school district; general science courses don't qualify
History and Citizenship Skills 3 units Including 1 unit of American history, goverment, geography, economics, civics and/ or non-Western culture
Other 2 units   from any of the subjects above or from computer science or foreighn language
Total 15 units  

Remember requirements may change, and they may be different for private institutions, so alway check with your counselor for details.