College Preparation

Classes Needed

Rigorous college preparatory courses required for all Upward Bound participants include:

English: 4 years

Math: Minimum of 3 years, including Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II or a higher level class such as Data Analysis and/or Statistics

Science: Minimum of 3 years, including one year each of at least two of the following courses: Biology, Chemistry, or Physics

Social Studies: Minimum of 3 years

Foreign Language: Minimum of one year of a language other than English

Upward Bound Participants are expected to maintain a regular class load of rigorous college preparatory courses that will enable them to meet all graduation requirements and graduate from high school within four years.

Upward Bound participants are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of  2.5 or above.