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Note: Although most colleges accept credits from the BYU Independent Study High School Programs, students should always consult with their intended college before enrolling.

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Required Courses

English
(4 credits)
Complete all of these courses:

9th Grade: ENGL 041 & ENGL 043
10th Grade: ENGL 045 & ENGL 047
11th Grade: ENGL 051 & ENGL 053
12th Grade: ENGL 055 & ENGL 057 or WRTG 150 (university level course)
Writing/Literature
(1 credit)
Complete any two of these courses:

LIT 051
LIT 061
WRIT 041
WRIT 043
WRIT 045
WRIT 047
Social Science
(3.5 credits)
Complete the following course:

GEOG 041 (World Geography)

Complete one of these courses

HIST 066, HIST 067

Complete each of these courses:

HIST 041 & HIST 043, or A HTG 100

(university level course)

GOVT 045 & ECON 041, or PL SC 110 (university level course)

World Languages
(2 credits)
Complete any two-year sequence from these courses:

Arabic: ARAB 041 & ARAB 043 or ARAB 101
French: FREN 041 & FREN 043 & FREN 051 & FREN 053
German: GERM 041 & GERM 043 & GERM 051 & GERM 053
Japanese: JAPAN 041 & JAPAN 043 & JAPAN 051 & JAPAN 053
Latin: LATIN 041 & LATIN 043 & LATIN 051 & LATIN 053
Russian: RUSS 041 & RUSS 043 & RUSS 051 & RUSS 053
Spanish: SPAN 041 & SPAN 043 & SPAN 051 & SPAN 053& SPAN 061 & SPAN 063
Math
(4 credits)
Complete four of these sequences:

Algebra 1: ALG 051 & ALG 053
Geometry: GEOM 041 & GEOM 043
Algebra 2: ALG 055 & ALG 057
Trigonometry: TRIG 041 & TRIG 043 or MATH 111 (university level course)
Precalculus: CALC 041 & CALC 043
College Algebra: MATH 110 (university level course)
Science
(3 credits)
Complete each of these sequences:

Biology: BIOL 041 & BIOL 043 or AP BIO 059 & AP BIO 060 or BIO 100 (university level course)

Chemistry: CHEM 061 & CHEM 063

Physics: PHSCS 041 & PHSCS 043 or PHY S 100 (university level course)
Health/PE
(2 credits)
Complete the following Health Course:

HLTH 041

Complete one of these PE courses:

AEROB 045
BOWL 041
CYCLE 041
FIT 049
GOLF 041
HLTH 042
JOG 041
SWIM 043
TEN 041
WTRNG 041

Complete any two of these Health courses, including any previously listed Health and/or PE courses:

FIT 045
HLTH 043, HLTH 045 (0.25 credits each)
OCCUP 041
Computer Tech
(0.5 credits)
Complete the following course:

CTECH 041 - Computer Technology
Financial Literacy
(0.5 credit)
Complete the following course:

FINL 041 - Financial Literacy
Student Development
(0.5 credit)
Complete the following course:

STDEV 051 - Online Prep: Tools for Success!
Electives
(3 credits)
Complete 3.5 credits of elective courses:

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Note: An elective course is any non-required course offered that has not previously been taken. Courses that may fulfill the requirements for two or more subjects can only be counted once.
Total Credits=24

Recommended course of study for grades 9-12

9th Grade: 10th Grade: 11th Grade: 12th Grade:
1.0 English 1.0 English 1.0 English 1.0 English
1.0 Foreign Lang 1.0 Writing/Lit 1.0 US History 1.0 US Gov
1.0 World Geog/World Hist 1.0 Foreign Lang 1.0 Science 1.0 Math
1.0 Math 1.0 Science 1.0 Math 1.0 Science
0.5 Health 1.0 Math 1.5 Electives 0.5 PE/Health
0.5 PE 0.5 PE/Health 0.5 Computer Technology 0.5 Financial Lit
0.5 Stud Dev 0.5 Elective   1.0 Elective
0.5 Elective      

Tutor Information:

Biology/Science: isbioltutor@byu.edu
English/Writing: isengltutor@byu.edu
Spanish: isspantutor@byu.edu
Statistics: isstattutor@byu.edu
History: ishisttutor@byu.edu
Math: ismathtutor@byu.edu
Philosophy: isphiltutor@byu.edu
Arabic: isarabic@byu.edu

AP Information

AP Courses offered
AP BIO 059: AP Biology 1
AP BIO 060: AP Biology 2
AP Biology
Score
3, 4, or 5
College Credits Earned

3 credits total (3 BYU credits that
meet the BYU Bio 100 GE plus
3 elective credits)
AP PSY 059: AP Psychology 1
AP PSY 060: AP Psychology 2
AP Psychology
Score
3, 4, or 5
College Credits Earned

3 BYU General Psychology
elective credits

3 credits that meet the BYU
Psych 111 GE

Concurrent Enrollment Courses:

Concurrent enrollement courses count for one BYU Independent Study high school credit and three BYU university credits. To participate in concurrent enrollment courses students must have completed at least 12 high school credits and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must also submit a Concurrent Enrollment Form for authorization prior to enrolling in the course.
A HTG 100: American Heritage PHY S 100: Physical Science Fundamentals
MATH 110: College Algebra MATH 111: College Trigonometry
BIO 100: Principles of Biology WRTG 150: College Writing and Reading
PL SC 110: American Government and Politics