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TOPS University

The TOPS University Diploma is intended for those students who aspire to enter a 4-year university, such as Southeastern, LSU or another 4-year university immediately or soon following graduation.

The TOPS University Diploma Pathway should not be confused with the TOPS Scholarship. That has different requirements, and the scholarship is not guaranteed for TOPS University Diploma Pathway students. 

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Students must choose from the following courses in the TOPS University Diploma, for a total of at least 24 unit credits.  Students must also achieve at least a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) calculated from core subjects (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) and the Foreign Language subject.  This GPA requirement varies depending on the university to which the student applies for admission.

ENGLISH (4 Units):

  • English I

  • English II

  • English III/AP English Language & Composition 

  • English IV/AP English Literature & Composition

Science (4 Units):

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • 2 units from the following: Environmental Science/AP, Biology II

Health (.5 Unit)

Physical Education (1.5 Units)

Art (1 unit)

electives (3 units)

math (4 Units):

  • Algebra I

  • Geometry

  • Algebra II

  • 1 Unit from the following: Advanced Math Pre-Calculus, Algebra III DE, AP Statistics

social studies (4 Units):

  • Civics

  • World Geography/AP Human Geography

  • U.S. History

  • World History

Foreign Language (2 units)

  • Spanish I

  • Spanish II

Total Units: 24

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