Admission Requirements


  • To be eligible for admission, you must complete 15 high school units, including the requirements listed below. (A unit refers to one year of study in high school.) We encourage you to complete as many college preparatory courses as possible.

    Admission Requirements for all majors  -  except nursing, engineering and mathematics:

    Algebra

    1 unit

    English

    4 units

    Plane geometry

    1 unit

    History

    1 unit

    Foreign language

    2 units*

    Laboratory science

    1 unit

    Academic electives

    5 units

    Total required:

    15 units


    Admission Requirements for Associate Degree Nursing Program: You must place in the top two-fifths of your graduating class and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1025 (math and critical reading: old test) or 1110 (math and critical reading: new test) or a minimum composite ACT score of 22.

    English

    4 units

    Mathematics

    2 units (1 in algebra)

    Social science

    3 units

    Biology with lab

    1 unit

    Chemistry with lab

    1 unit

    Academic electives

    5 units

    Total required:

    16 units


    Admission Requirements for Engineering and Mathematics Majors:

    English

    4 units

    Algebra

    2 units

    Plane geometry

    1 unit

    Trigonometry

    0.5 unit

    History

    1 unit

    Chemistry

    1 unit

    Physics

    1 unit

    Academic electives

    4.5 units

    Total required:

    15 units