"Core" College Prep Courses

"Core" is a suggested minimum set of courses in important subjects. Taking these courses in high school will give you the best chance to succeed in college.

These courses include:

When you think about what courses you should take, consider the content, level, and challenge of those courses, too.

Successfully completing additional courses like Speech, Trigonometry, Calculus, Physics, and advanced history courses can result in higher ACT scores.

Higher ACT scores tell colleges you're more likely to do well in typical first-year college courses.