Recommended Courses To Take in High School


As a Nevada student it is not only important to stay on top of your coursework required to graduate with your diploma, but also important to know the requirements needed to be awarded the Guinn Millennium Scholarship.  A scholarship only offered to Nevada students who graduate with the required coursework.  Below you will find courses recommended to be taken for both your diploma and to be awarded the Millennium Scholarship.

Graduation Requirements for Nevada Students 

More information can be found through the websites for Washoe County School District and Clark County School District.

Required 4 Year Courses 

Mathematics English
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Composition, Reading and Writing
  • American Literature
  • World Literature

Required 3 Year Courses

History/Social Sciences Science

  • Civics
  • Geography
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. History
  • World Cultures
  • World History
  • Social Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics

*Two years of laboratory science is required for university admission.

Required 2 Year Courses

Recommended 1 Year Courses
Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Performing Arts

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music

In addition to the coursework above, it is recommended to take appropriate electives offered at your school.  The courses required above are also required courses to be awarded the Millennium Scholarship.For more information on the Guinn Millennium Scholarship visit our page HERE To learn more about University Requirements click on the school you’re interest in:

University of Nevada, Reno               University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College of Southern Nevada              Nevada State College

Great Basin College                         Truckee Meadow Community College

Western Nevada College