Impaction Information

Freshmen Major Specific Impaction Criteria

The following supplemental admission criteria will be used for academic year 2019-2020

  • Applicants in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science & Management, Wildlife and Zoology will have an elevated high school GPA requirement and must continue to meet all A-G subject requirements.
  • High school GPA is calculated using only A-G courses in 10th through 12th grades, and is weighted for Honors, AP, and/or IB

Transfer Major Specific Impaction Criteria

The following supplemental admission criteria will be used for academic year 2019-2020

  • Applicants in Biology, Botany, Wildlife or Zoology must have completed the following combination of coursework (three courses minimum) all with grades of C- or better:
    • One semester of pre-calculus mathematics required
      • MATH 102: Algebra & Elementary Function¬†(formerly MATH 115, prior to Fall 2018)
      • or higher level mathematics also accepted, e.g. MATH 109-Calculus I
    • And, complete at least two of the following courses designed for majors in the sciences
      • BIOL 105: Principles of Biology with lab
      • BOT 105: General Botany with lab
      • ZOOL 110: Introductory Zoology with lab
      • CHEM 109: General Chemistry I with lab (one semester of general chemistry typical for a biology major with lab). NOTE: for Wildlife applicants, CHEM 107 is acceptable
  • Transfer applicants in Environmental Science & Management must have completed at least two of the following courses with grades of C- or better:
    • STAT (108 or 109)
    • CHEM 107
    • BOT 105 or BIOL 105
    • ESM 105: Natural Resource Conversation (formerly EMP 105 or ENVS 110, prior to Fall 2017)
    • GSP 101
  • Transfer applicants in Social Work must have completed the following pre-requisite courses (or their equivalent):
    • Statistics (STAT 108)
    • Introduction to Ethnic Studies (ES 105), Introduction to Native American Studies (NAS 104), or Power & Privilege (CRGS 108)
    • Introduction to Social Work (SW 104)
    • Beginning Social Work Experience (SW 255) (or related experience) and,
    • Submit a writing sample that addresses demonstrated professional commitment to Northern California and/or Tribal communities.

Transfer Credit Information