A. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella

Proof of immunization of measles, mumps, and rubella is required (two doses of the MMR vaccine) of all students, unless exempt because of (a) actual or suspected pregnancy (measles or rubella vaccines are not required for females who are pregnant; if pregnancy is suspected, a valid certificate of medical exception from a health provider is required until pregnancy is resolved), (b) medical contraindication, or (c) birth prior to 1957. Temporary waivers may be granted for students enrolled in distance learning courses and/or programs where their time on campus is limited to a minimum number of hours as determined by the admitting IHL institution.

(BT Minutes, 2/2009; 3/2010; 11/2010)


Proof of hepatitis B vaccination is required for students who are involved in health education programs that cause them to be potentially exposed to blood or other bodily fluids.

(BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009; 3/2010)


Proof of test screening for tuberculosis by chest x-ray and interferon gamma release assays (IGRA) performed in the United States prior to the start of classes is required for all international students.

(BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009; 3/2010; 2016)

College Prep Curriculum

  • English: (4 Carnegie Units) Courses must require substantial communication skills (i.e. reading, writing, listening, and speaking).
  • Mathematics: (3 Carnegie Units) Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry. A fourth course in higher level mathematics is highly recommended.
  • Science: (3 Carnegie-Units) Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry, physics, and advanced physics or any other science source with comparable rigor and content. One Carnegie Unit from a physical science course with content at an introductory level may be used. Two of the courses chosen must be laboratory-based.
  • Social Studies: (3 Carnegie Units) United States history (1 unit), world history (1 unit with substantial geography component), government (1/2 unit), and economics(1/2 unit), or geography (1/2 unit).
  • Advanced Electives: (2 Carnegie Units) Foreign language, world geography, 4th year laboratory-based science, or 4th year mathematics. One unit must be in foreign language or world geography.
  • Computer Applications: (1/2 Carnegie Unit) The course should include use of application packages, such as word processing and spreadsheets. The course should also include basic computer terminology and hardware operation.
  • Eighth Grade Units: Algebra I or first-year foreign language taken in the eighth grade will be accepted for admission provided course content is same as the high school course.

You must have the following items on file in the Office of Admissions in order for your application to be processed:

  1. Application for Admissions (signed)
  2. ACT/SAT Scores (Freshmen only)
  3. Appropriate final Transcripts (High School or College)
  4. Immunization Records (MMR) Click for more information