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Board of Regents – University System of Georgia

Staying on Course:  High School Curriculum Requirements for the University System of Georgia  [4/10/2012]

  • The following courses will satisfy entrance requirements for Students Graduating 2012 or 2013 (pg. 4)

-Mathematics I (or GPS Algebra)
-Mathematics II (or GPS Geometry)
-Mathematics Support III (or GPS Advanced Algebra Support)
-Mathematics III (or GPS Advanced Algebra)

However, the above sequence of courses may not prepare students for admission to all University System of Georgia colleges and universities, particularly those with selective admissions, and is not appropriate for STEM majors.

  • The following courses will satisfy entrance requirements for Students Graduating AFTER 2013 (pg. 1)

Mathematics I (or GPS Algebra)
Mathematics II (or GPS Geometry)
Mathematics III (or GPS Advanced Algebra)
4th Math course from approved list

15 Math Sequencing Scenarios and whether or not they satisfy minimum requirements  9/23/11

Courses that are NOT on the approved list   11/01/11




STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

  • SMART Scholarship – Department of Defense: aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories
  • SanDisk Corporation – up to $10,000 per student to graduating high school seniors or students already enrolled in a STEM-related course of study
  • SAE International – these scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students around the world to pursue their passion for engineering
  • UW Stout Applied Science – NSF Funded: up to $10,000 per year for two years to incoming Applied Science Freshmen
  • Barry M Goldwater Scholarship – established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Goldwater, to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
  • Astronaut Scholarship Foundation – created by the Mercury 7 astronauts: recipients must attend a cooperating educational institution
  • AIAA Foundation – thirty scholarships and thirteen graduate awards annually by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – students must have completed 1 semester and be a member of AIAA


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