Impacted Major Criteria for First Time Freshmen

First Time Freshmen applying to impacted majors must meet supplemental and/or 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 2016 - Spring 2017

Major Class Level Specific Course or Equivalent Min. Score
Biology FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index. Subject to department review
       
BA in Communication Studies FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA. Subject to department review
       
Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 3.00
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA. Subject to department review
       
Pre-Business FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 2.50
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA Subject to department review
       
Environmental Studies and Planning FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 2.75
       
Kinesiology FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Priority given to local service area applicants. N/A
Out of area applicants will be ranked and offered admission on a space available basis. N/A
Supplemental department application required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BA in Liberal Studies Hutchins FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Eligible to enroll in GE level English Composition and/or department recommendation and approval Subject to department review
       
BS in Pre-Nursing FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 3.50
CSU Admissions Eligibility Index (SAT) 4004
CSU Admissions Eligibility Index (ACT) 966
Biology w/ Laboratory (1 yr) B
Chemistry w/ Laboratory (1 yr) B
    Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index. Subject to department review
Supplemental department questionnaire may be required Subject to department review
       
BA in Psychology FTF

Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA

3.00
       
Sociology FTF

Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA.

Subject to department review

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Major Class Level Specific Course or Equivalent Min. Score
Biology FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index. Subject to department review
       
BA in Communication Studies FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA. Subject to department review
       
Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 3.00
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA. Subject to department review
       
Pre-Business FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 2.50
Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index and/or incoming GPA Subject to department review
       
Environmental Studies and Planning FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 2.75
       
Kinesiology FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Priority given to local service area applicants.   N/A
Out of area applicants will be ranked and offered admission on a space available basis. N/A
Supplemental department application required of all applicants Subject to department review
       
BA in Liberal Studies Hutchins FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA N/A
Eligible to enroll in GE level English Composition and/or department recommendation and approval Subject to department review
       
BS in Pre-Nursing FTF Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA 3.50
CSU Admissions Eligibility Index (SAT) 3800
CSU Admissions Eligibility Index (ACT) 916
Biology w/ Laboratory (1 yr) B
Chemistry w/ Laboratory (1 yr) B
    Applicants will be ranked according to eligibility index. Subject to department review
       
BA in Psychology FTF

Overall high school college prep (A-G) 10th-12th grade GPA

3.0