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Enrollment Criteria

Local Applicants

CSU applicants who are considered local based on their community college, or their military veteran status, will be offered admission if they meet the required minimum cumulative GPA, required major preparation, and the required general education courses listed. We encourage local area applicants to also complete any recommended courses to promote timely graduation even though they will not be used in the admission determination.

Non-local Applicants

CSU non-local applicants who meet the required minimum cumulative GPA, required major preparation, and the required general education courses listed will be admitted on a space-available basis based on their cumulative GPA and any recommended courses specified in the criteria.


 

The following supplemental admission criteria will be used to determine acceptance in the  
Biotechnology program

  1. Cumulative GPA from all coursework AT LEAST 2.5 
  2. Grade of “C” or better in the following major preparation courses 

ACCT 201 – Introduction to Financial Accounting 
ACCT 202 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting 
BIOL 210 – Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology 
BIOL 211 – Introduction to Organismal and Population Biology 
BIOL 215 – Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis


 

The following supplemental admission criteria will be used to determine acceptance in the engineering programs

  1. Cumulative GPA from all course work at least 2.5. 
    Note: A GPA of 2.5 is not a guarantee of admission. The engineering programs have limited seats each year and select students according to overall competitiveness. The most competitive applicants will have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  2. Grade C or better in the following lower division courses (or equivalent) 

Software Engineering

MATH 160 Calculus with Applications I 
MATH 162 Calculus with Applications II 
MATH 242 Intro to Statistics 
MATH 270 Basic Discrete Mathematics  
CS 111 Introduction to Programming I 
CS 211 Introduction to Programming II 
CS 231 Assembly Language and Digital Circuits 
BIOL 104 Principles of Biology: Human Emphasis 
PHYS 101 Intro to Physics I &
PHYS 102 Intro to Physics II 
or 
PHYS 201 Physics of Mechanics and Sound & 
PHYS 202 Physics of Electromagnetism and Optics 
or 
CHEM 150 General Chemistry I &
CHEM 150L General Chemistry lab
CHEM 160 General Chemistry II 

Electrical Engineering 

MATH 160 Calculus with Applications I 
MATH 162 Calculus with Applications II 
MATH 260 Calculus with Applications III 
CS 111 Introduction to Programming I 
CS 231 Assembly Language and Digital Circuits 
PHYS 201 Physics of Mechanics and Sound  
PHYS 202 Physics of Electromagnetism and Optics 
PHYS 203 Modern Physics 
PHYS 280 Intro to Electronics