Required High School Courses*

Students must take the following high school coursework to meet Oklahoma's Promise program requirements.* The Oklahoma's Promise Curriculum Worksheet (XLSX, 24k) can help students record their grades and make sure they have taken the right courses.

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English (grammar, composition, literature; courses should include an integrated writing component)
Lab science (biology, chemistry, physics or any lab science certified by the school district; general science with or without a lab may not be used to meet this requirement)
Mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, math analysis, pre-calculus, statistics and probability [must have completed geometry and Algebra II], calculus, Advanced Placement [AP] statistics)
History and citizenship skills (including one unit of American history and two additional units from the subjects of history, economics, geography, government, non-Western culture)
Foreign or non-English language (two years of the same language)


Computer technology (two units in programming, hardware and business computer applications, such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets and graphics, will qualify; keyboarding or typing classes do not qualify) (1 foreign language and 1 computer course will not meet this requirement.)
Additional course from any of the subjects listed above or psychology, sociology or any concurrent liberal arts and science course at a State System institution
Fine arts (music, art, drama) OR Speech
Total Units

*Homeschool students and students graduating from a high school not accredited by the Oklahoma State Board of Education must also achieve a composite score of 22 or higher on an ACT test reported on an official test report issued by ACT (including superscores). ACT on-campus (residual) test scores do not qualify.