Welcome to the "a-g" Guide! Here you will find comprehensive information, helpful tools and useful resources on everything "a-g".

New institutions & programs

California high schools, online schools serving California students, programs and online course publishers can establish an "a-g" course list if they meet UC's institutional requirements.

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Developing an "a-g" course?

Learn more about the University’s criteria and requirements for courses seeking “a-g” approval, and access sample approved courses, workshop materials and other resources.

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Updating your course list

Schools, districts and programs are responsible for updating their "a-g" course list annually. Course lists should reflect the "a-g" courses being offered by a high school for the given year.

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Career Technical Education (CTE)

UC supports educators in designing courses that integrate academics and career-technical content and meet the requirements for “a-g” approval. To assist in developing these integrated courses, UC has provided curriculum tools, resources and professional development opportunities.

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Online learning and the “a-g” subject requirements

The University accepts online courses to fulfill most of the “a-g” subject requirements. Review the online course policy and criteria before offering or enrolling in an online course.

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UC freshman admissions requirements

Review the coursework and testing requirements students need to meet to be considered for admission to the University of California.

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Navigating the A-G Course Management Portal

Quick-start guides, video tutorials and more are available to help you navigate the new A-G CMP.

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Questions? We have answers!

The High School Articulation staff is available to answer questions by e-mail or voicemail during regular business hours

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