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Graduation/A-G Requirements

 
 
 
Courses from California high schools used to satisfy the "A-G" Subject Requirements must be approved by the University of California and appear on the institutions "A-G" course list.  These courses are academically challenging, involving substantial reading, writing, problems, and laboratory work (as appropriate), and show serious attention to analytical thinking, factual content and developing student's oral and listening skills. 
 
To access the 2022-2023 A-G course list for Baldwin Park High School, click here.
 
Printable copies of the worksheets are available below for download. 
 
 
 
NCAA Course Work Requirements
Student-athletes who plan to participate in Division I and Division II college sports programs must complete the appropriate course work in order to qualify for NCAA programs.
 
Course work requirements for NCAA athletics and NCAA scholarships.
Division I:
16 Core Courses
Division II:
16 core courses
4 years of English 3 years of English
3 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher) 2 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher)
2 years of natural/physical science (including 1 year of lab science, if offered) 2 years of natural/physical science (including 1 year of lab science, if offered)
1 extra year of English, math, or natural/physical science
3 extra years of English, math or natural/physical science
2 years of social science 2 years of social science
4 years of additional core courses (from any category above, foreign language, comparative religion, or philosophy) 4 years of additional core courses (from any category above, foreign language, comparative religion, or philosophy)
*Not all high school classes count as NCAA core courses. Click High School Portal to find the BPHS list of NCAA core courses.
 
Academic Eligibility
Division I: Division II:
Complete 16 core courses. (see table above) Complete 16 core courses. (see table above)
Complete 10 core courses, including 7 in English, math, or natural/physical science, before your 7th semester.  Once you begin your seventh semester, you may not repeat or replace any of those 10 courses to improve your core-course GPA  
Earn at least a 2.3 GPA in  your core courses. Earn at least a 2.2 GPA in  your core courses.
Earn a SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division I sliding scale, which balances your tests score, core-courses GPA.  If you have a low test score, you need a higher core-course GPA to be eligible.  If you have a low core-course GPA, you need a higher test score to be eligible. Earn a SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division II sliding scale.
 
For more information visit the NCAA Website.
Download and Eligibility Flyer & NCAA Worksheet (Division I&II) below.
 
COVID-19 Response:  Click here to view the adjustments to the certification process for student initially enrolling in an NCAA Division I or II school during the 2023-2024 school year. The NCAA Eligibility Center COVID-19 Response FAQ Flyer is available for download below.