NCAA Core Curriculum Requirements for Potential College Athletes
The National Collegiate Athletic Association requires specific high school courses for participation in college athletics. High school students should contact their athletic director and/or counselor for advice regarding the following NCAA Eligibility Center requirements. (The NCAA Eligibility Center is the transcript evaluation center.) Division I requirements are slightly different from Division II. For a complete guide to NCAA for the Student Athlete, we recommend that you read through this source on the NCAA website. Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete.
16 Core Courses
4 years of English
**3 years of mathematics (Algebra 1 or higher)
2 years of natural/physical science (1 year of lab if offered by high school)
1 year of additional English, mathematics or natural/physical science
2 years of social science
4 years of additional courses (from any area listed above or foreign language, non-doctrinal religion/philosophy)
**4 X 4 blocked math may be awarded less than 1.0 credit based upon NCAA determination.
For more information check the www.eligibilitycenter.org
Transfer Students and Home Schooled Students: The NCAA Eligibility Center requires an official transcript be sent directly from each school the student has attended. Transcript request are located in Student Services and on the school website.
The High School Athletic Departments together with Student Services provide membership to www.corecoursegpa.com, a viable tool which enables student-athletes, parents, counselors and coaches to track a student-athlete’s progress towards meeting NCAA Eligibility Center requirements for Division I and Division II schools. Log in information is available in Student Services and school websites.
The OEHS school code 143-331, if you are looking at the eligible core courses on NCAA Core Course Center (link below).