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
  • MUS149 – Music Appreciation, 3 credit hours
  • ART172 – Art Appreciation, 3 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 credit hour classes.
    • ECO201 – Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECO202 – Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ANT200 – Cultural Anthropology
  • General Social Science: Select one of the following 3 credit hour classes.
    • PSY100 – Introduction to Psychology
    • PSY240 – Child Psychology
    • PSY250 – Lifespan Development