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Social sciences

6 credits (semesters) including 2 credits of U.S. history; 2 credits of world history/civilization/geography; and 2 additional credits in government, economics, sociology, history, or similar topics

World languages

4 credits (semesters)

Additional college-preparatory classes

3 or more credits (semesters); additional mathematics credits are recommended for students intending to pursue a science degree and additional world language credits are recommended for all students

Other course options

If your high school does not offer the courses needed to meet one or more of the course requirements noted above, alternative college-preparatory courses may be substituted for those that are not available. Contact your IU admission counselor to discuss course substitutions.

When available and appropriate, we encourage students to enroll in a challenging curriculum that includes dual credit, Advanced Placement (AP)International Baccalaureate (IB), and/or Advance College Project (ACP) courses.

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