A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

Academic Preparation for College

Ready to apply to a degree program to pursue after high school graduation? All students applying to Taylor University (campus or online) should have completed a challenging preparatory course load including:

Subject Years Recommendations
English 4
Mathematics 3-4 algebra, geometry, advanced algebra, calculus, trigonometry
Laboratory Science 3-4 biology, chemistry, physics
Social Science 2 American history, European history, government, sociology, psychology, economics
Foreign Language 2
Music introductory course
Art introductory course
Basic Computing introductory course

Future Taylor Students

The following online courses are recommended for high school students who plan to attend the residential Taylor campus after graduation.

  • BIB110 Biblical Literature I - Old Testament, 3 credit hours
  • BIB210 Biblical Literature II - New Testament, 3 credit hours
  • KIN100 Fitness for Life, 2 credit hours
  • MUS149 Music Appreciation, 2 credit hours
  • ART172 Art Appreciation, 2 credit hours
  • Communication: Select one of the following 3 credit hour classes.
    • CAS110 Public Speaking
    • CAS120 Interpersonal Communication
  • History: Select one of the following 3 credit hour classes.
    • HIS103 World History I
    • HIS104 World History II
    • HIS124 History of the United States to 1877
    • HIS125 History of the United States since 1877
  • Civic Engagement: Select one of the following 3-4 credit hour classes.
    • ECO201 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECO202 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • SOC200 Cultural Anthropology
  • General Social Science: Select one of the following 3 credit hour classes.
    • PSY100 Introduction to Psychology
    • PSY240 Child Psychology
    • PSY250 Lifespan Development