BYU Independent Study core and elective credit courses are available to all high school students preparing for admission to the University of California, California State universities.

BYU Independent Study courses give students the freedom to manage personal needs and goals. Our more than 100 UC-approved online courses provide anytime, anywhere alternatives to semester-bound, in-seat high school courses. Students leverage our courses to fill credit gaps, recover lost credit, graduate early, meet personal or family needs, and much more.

BYU Independent Study is a UC-approved private high school. Credits earned through BYU Independent Study high school courses are accepted at all University of California schools, all California State University schools, and nearly every other university and college in the United States.

BYU Independent Study's high school program is accredited by Cognia and Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

BYU High School Suite provides California high schools and school districts turnkey access to online high school curricula as a publisher of A–G approved courses for admissions to UC and CSU universities. Schools and districts license High School Suite content to be used by their teachers in online, credit recovery and blended learning environments.

Take a look and discover new ways to prepare for a UC or CSU future.

Online Courses Approved by the University of California

Each course is equivalent to one semester (0.5 credit/5 credit).

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Laboratory Science (D)
College-Preparatory Elective (G)
APPSY 059 AP Psychology, Part 1
APPSY 060 AP Psychology, Part 2
BCOM 041 Business Communications
COMMS 051 Public Speaking
CS 040 Exploring Computer Science 1
CS 041 Computer Science, Part 1
CS 043 Computer Science, Part 2
CTE 030 Middle School Photography: Drawing with Light
CTE 031 Middle School Career Explorations
CTE 034 Middle School Journalism: Tell Your Story
CTE 040 Game Design 1a: Introduction
CTE 042 Animation
CTE 043 3D Modeling
CTE 044 Sports and Entertainment Marketing
CTE 045 Entrepreneurship
CTE 046 Forensic Science 1: Secrets of the Dead
CTE 048 Criminology: Inside the Criminal Mind
CTE 049 Careers in Criminal Justice
CTE 050 Health Science 1: The Whole Individual
CTE 052 Introduction to Agriscience
CTE 054 Veterinary Science: The Care of Animals
CTE 055 Hospitality and Tourism: Traveling the Globe
CTE 056 Concepts of Engineering and Technology
CTE 057 Marine Science: Secrets of the Blue
CTE 058 Culinary Arts 1a: Introduction
CTE 061 Applied Engineering 1a: Introduction
CTE 063 Archaeology
CTE 064 Cybersecurity 1a: Foundations
CTE 066 Emergency Medical Responder 1a
CTE 068 National Security
CTE 070 Web Development 1a: Introduction
ECON 041 Economics
FOODS 041 Food and Nutrition, Part 1
FOODS 043 Food and Nutrition, Part 2
HLTH 041 Health Education, Part 1
RES 041 Why Try? Life Skills for Student Success
SOCSC 041 Current Events
SOCSC 055 Psychology
WRIT 041 English Usage
WRIT 043 Technical Writing
WRIT 045 Creative Writing
WRIT 047 Writing Poetry
WRIT 049 Journalism

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