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STEM Weighted Courses


Study these important and high-demand areas while ensuring your high GPA based upon the rigor of these courses!

As an initiative of the Georgia Student Finance Commission, student recipients of the HOPE scholarship have the opportunity to boost their GPA by taking STEM courses.

Courses included in this directory are specific degree-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses leading to high-demand careers in Georgia. These courses will have an additional weight of 0.5 added to grades of B (3.0), C (2.0) and D (1.0). Grades of A and F do not qualify for the additional STEM weight.

Check out our list of available courses to boost your GPA!

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Helpful Resources

Understanding the College HOPE GPA (STEM Directory) | Georgia Student Finance Commission (gafutures.org)

STEM Weighted Courses Directory (gsfc.org)