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Higher Education Admission Requirements

Pre-Collegiate Curriculum admission standards is a combination of high school courses, primarily in the areas of English, mathematics, natural and physical sciences, and social sciences that Colorado's four-year public colleges and universities require for admission to their schools. The HEAR guidelines do not apply to community colleges or technical schools.  Be sure to check with your prospective colleges to be sure that you are meeting their admission requirements.

ACADEMIC AREA
NUMBER OF UNITS:
   
ENGLISH 4
MATH (ALG 1/Math 1 & HIGHER) 4
NATURAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCES 3
WORLD LANGUAGE(must be the same language) 1-3
ACADEMIC ELECTIVES 2
TOTAL  

**Note:  An academic unit is equivalent to one full year of credit in a specific subject.  For more specific information, see your counselor.  Click on HEAR Course Names for approved Pre-Collegiate high school classes. Be sure to check the GJHS Educational Planning Guide to determine which courses are HEAR approved.

Naviance

Naviance Family Connection is a great tool to help you research colleges, careers, and plan for life after high school.  You can add colleges to your profile, research their admissions requirements, apply on-line, and request your high school transcripts be sent electronically, all through Naviance.  Click the icon to log in using your regular school password and username and get started today.

College Opportunity Fund (COF)

COF is the state's "voucher" or "stipend" which covers $62 per credit hour . All students should register for COF at https://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=gjhs .  Click on the link for COF on the right hand side.  It only takes a few minute but be sure to have your state ID and social security number ready when you register.