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College Entrance Requirements

College Entrance Requirements


Did you know that the NCAA has increased the number of required core courses a student must complete in high school to be eligible to participate in college athletics?

2006, AND 2007

All student-athletes must complete 14 core courses to be eligible to participate in NCAA Division I or Division II sports. The additional courses may be taken in any of these areas: English, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Philosophy or No doctrinal Religion.

CLASS OF 2008

Division I: 16 core courses

One of the additional courses MUST be in Mathematics.

The other course may be in any area described above.

Division II: 14 core courses (no increase to 16).

FIND OUT MORE ON THE WEB

If you would like to read more about these increases, or to see the specific core-course breakdown, please visit one of the following web sites:

http://www.ncaa.org

http://www.ncassclearinghouse.net

For more information on Louisiana college and universities, please visit the following website:

http://www.regents.state.la.us