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
    *Two units of the same language

    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), 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 .5 unit
    History 1 unit
    Chemistry 1 unit
    Physics 1 unit
    Academic electives 4.5 units
    Total required 15 units