El Dorado High School

Academic Planning

EDHS Course Offerings  |  EDHS Graduation Requirements  |  CSU / UC Admission Requirements  |  Contact Information

EDHS Course OfferingsGo To Top of Page

All El Dorado High School class offerings are listed in the EDUHSD Course Directory. If you have any questions about the classes offered, please contact your Counselor.

Juniors & Seniors age 16 and older with a minimum gpa of 2.7 who would like to take classes at Folsom Lake College should make an appointment to talk with their Counselor.

EDHS Graduation RequirementsGo To Top of Page

English 40 credits
Social Science 30 credits
World History (10)
US History (10)
American Government (5)
Economics (5)
Mathematics (must include Algebra 1)
30 credits
Science 20 credits
  Life Science (10)  
Physical Science (10)
Visual and Performing Arts, Career Technical Education OR World Language 10 credits
Physical Education 20 credits
Health   5 credits
ICT Foundations   5 credits
Electives 80 credits
Total Credits Required 240 credits

CSU / UC Admission RequirementsGo To Top of Page

English 4 years
Social Science 2 years
US History, 1 yr required
World History OR Amer. Gov. /Econ
(4 years recommended for UC)
Must include Algebra 1, Geometry & Algebra 2
3 years
Science with lab
(3 years recommended for UC)
2 years
1 year of Life Science
1 year of Physical Science
(Biology, AP Biology, Physiology, APES
Chemistry, Chem A, Physics, MedArtsII)
Visual and Performing Art
1 year
Language other than English 
(3 years recommended for UC)
2 years
College Prep Electives 1 year
- All courses required for admission must be passed with a C or better.
- For CSU and/or UC admission, you must take the SAT Assessment Test + Reasoning/Writing or the ACT Assessment Test +Writing.
- For UC admission, you may consider taking SAT subject tests. Refer to the UC website for details.

Contact InformationGo To Top of Page

Counselors are available to work with students and parents on creating or updating a four-year plan. Please call the Counseling Office at 622.3634 x1028 to set up an appointment time.