Impacted Major Criteria for Transfer Students

Transfer students applying to impacted majors must meet higher grade point average requirements. Listed below are the requirements for the Impacted Majors . Grade point averages for these majors are subject to change, so check this page periodically.

If necessary, the following supplemental admission criteria will be used in the consideration of applicants to the university's impacted programs.

Note: * Indicates SSU course title

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Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Major Class Level Specific Course or Equivalent - Description GPA/Grade
Biology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.00
General Chemistry (CHEM 115A & 115B*) C
Diversity, Structure and Function (BIO 121*) C
Genetics, Evolution and Ecology (BIO 122*) C
       
Pre-Business TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.25
Finite Math (MATH 131*) or Calculus (MATH 161*) C
Legal Environment of Business (Business Law) (BUS 225*) C
Statistics (MATH 165*) C
       
BA in Communication Studies TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Principles of Mass Communication
(COMS 200*)
C
       
Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
       
Environmental Studies and Planning TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.75
       
BA in Human Development TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.50
Statistics (MATH 165*) C
Introduction to Biological Inquiry (BIO 110*) or Introduction to Biology (BIO 115*) or Biological Anthropology
(Anthro 201*)
Completion of one of these courses
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 203*) or Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH 250*) or Introduction to Sociology (SOC 201*) Completion of one of these courses
       
Kinesiology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.50
Human Anatomy (BIO 220*) C
Physiology (BIO 224*) C
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BA in Liberal Studies Hutchins TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.75
       
BS in Nursing - RN
(Post-Licensure)
TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Need RN or AS degree in Nursing  N/A
GE Areas A1 (Written and Oral Analysis), A2 (English Composition), A3 (Critical Thinking), B4 Statistics (Math 165*) B
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants (Due 2/28/14) Subject to department review
       
BS in Nursing
(Pre-Licensure)
TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
GE Areas A1 (Written and Oral Analysis), A2 (English Composition), A3 (Critical Thinking), B4 Statistics (Math 165*) B
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants (Due 2/28/14) Subject to department review
       
BA in Psychology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Introduction to Psychology B
GE Area A2 (English Composition) B
Statistics (MATH 165*) - Recommended C

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Major Class Level Specific Course or Equivalent Min. Score
Biology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.00
GE Areas A1 (Written and Oral Analysis), A2 (English Composition), A3 (Critical Thinking), B4 (GE Level Math) C
General Chemistry (CHEM 115A & 115B*) C
Diversity, Structure and Function (BIO 121*) C
Genetics, Evolution and Ecology (BIO 122*) C
       
Pre-Business TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.25
GE Area A1 (Written & Oral Analysis) C
Finite Math (MATH 131*) or Calculus (MATH 161*) C
Legal Environment of Business (Business Law) (BUS 225*) C
Statistics (MATH 165*) C
The following courses are not required to be completed prior to admission:  Intro Macroeconomics (ECON 204*), Intro Microeconomics (ECON 205*), Financial Accounting (BUS 230A*), Managerial Accounting (BUS 230B*) If taken the grade earned must be a C or higher
       
BA in Communication Studies TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.50
Applicants will be ranked according to incoming GPA's from 3.00 to 3.49 Subject to department review
Principles of Mass Communication
(COMS 200*)
C
       
Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.75
Applicants will be ranked according to incoming GPA. Subject to department review
       
Environmental Studies and Planning TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.75
       
BA in Human Development TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.50
GE Areas A2 (English Composition) and A3 (Critical Thinking) C
Statistics (MATH 165*) C
Introduction to Biological Inquiry (BIO 110*) or Introduction to Biology (BIO 115*) or Biological Anthropology
(Anthro 201*)
Completion of one of these courses
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 203*) or Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH 250*) or Introduction to Sociology (SOC 201*) Completion of one of these courses
       
Kinesiology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 2.50
Human Anatomy (BIO 220*) C
Physiology (BIO 224*) C
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BS in Nursing - RN
(Post-Licensure)
TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Need RN or AS degree in Nursing  N/A
GE Areas A1 (Written and Oral Analysis), A2 (English Composition), A3 (Critical Thinking), B4 (GE Level Math) C
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BS in Nursing
(Pre-Licensure)
TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Supplemental department questionnaire required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BA in Psychology TRANSFER (60 units) Overall cumulative CSU transferable GPA 3.00
Introduction to Psychology B
GE Area A2 (English Composition) B
GE Area A3 (Critical Thinking) C
Statistics (MATH 165*) - Recommended C