Stone Memorial High School
College Admission Requirements
Public colleges and universities in Tennessee (University of Tennessee and the Board of Regents schools) have a standard set or admission requirements. These requirements are as follows:
English – 4 units.
Math – Algebra 1, Algebra 2, 1 unit of geometry or an advanced course with geometry as a major component.
Science – 3 units of a natural or physical science. 1 course must be Biology 1 or 2, Chemistry 1 or 2, or Physics.
Social Studies – 2 units. 1 must be US History and 1 must be World Geography or World History.
Foreign Language – 2 units in the same language.
Visual/Performing Art – 1 unit.
College Entrance Exams
Most colleges require entrance exams. The American College Testing Program (ACT) is required by the University of Tennessee and all other state colleges in Tennessee. They are required by many private schools and state colleges in the Southeast and Western regions. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is required by many colleges, particularly in the Midwest and East. Each student is responsible for determining which test he/she should take and registering for it as required. It is recommended that students begin taking the test in the spring of their junior year and more than once.