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Summary of Program Admission Requirements

The following list is a summary of the requirements for entering major programs, organized by college and then by department, where needed. For a detailed statement of the admission requirements for a particular program, please see the listing for that specific college and the major in the following sections of the catalog. Grade point averages (GPA) are cumulative, unless labeled otherwise.

College Entry Requirements

Raj Soin College of Business

Benchmark: Students in RSCOB majors are expected to be in their college by the end of their fifth quarter.

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA from all schools
  • 45 credit hours earned
  • Grade of "C" or higher in ENG 101 and 102
  • Grade of "C" or higher in MTH 128/129 or in a higher level math course

College of Education and Human Services

Benchmark: Students in CEHS majors are expected to be in their college by the end of their fifth quarter.

Early Childhood Education, Health & Physical Education, Integrated Business Education, and Marketing Education

  • 2.5 GPA
  • 45 hours earned
  • Acceptable scores on the Praxis I test

Following found at: www.ed.wright.edu

  • Formal application, Writing Sample; 2 Recommendations

Middle Childhood Education

  • 2.5 GPA
  • 45 hours earned
  • Statement of good moral character

Organizational Leadership

Benchmark: Students in the OL major are expected to be in their college by the end of their seventh quarter.

  • Associate degree
  • 2.0 GPA

or

  • 90 hours earned
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Completion of two courses from: ACC 204, EC 204 (or EC 205), TMK 201

Rehabilitation Services

  • 2.35 GPA
  • 24 hours earned

 

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Benchmark: Students in CECS majors are expected to be in their college by the end of their sixth quarter.

  • 2.25 GPA
  • 45 hours earned
  • Grade of "C" or higher in ENG 101, 102

Additional requirements for specific majors:

Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Industrial & Systems Engineering

  • Grade of "C" or higher in EGR 101 (or MTH 229, 230)
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CEG 220
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CHM 121/125 or PHY 240/200

Computer Science

  • Grade of "C" or higher in MTH 229, 230
  • 2.25 GPA in all CS and CEG courses
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CS 240, 241, 242

Computer Engineering

  • Grade of "C" or higher in MTH 229, 230
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CS 240, 241
  • Grade of "C" or higher in PHY 240/200 or CHM 121

Engineering Physics

  • Grade of "C" or higher in EGR 101 (or MTH 229, 230)
  • Grade of "C" or higher in one of the following: CEG 220, EGR 153, or CS 240
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CHM 121/125 or PHY 240/200

Mechanical Engineering or Materials & Science Engineering

  • Grade of "C" or higher in EGR 101 (or MTH 229, 230)
  • Grade of "C" or higher in EGR 153 or CEG 220
  • Grade of "C" or higher in CHM 121/125 or PHY 240/200

 

College of Liberal Arts

Benchmark: Students in COLA majors are expected to be in their college by the end of their third quarter.

  • 2.0 GPA
  • 24 hours earned
  • Grade of "C" or higher in ENG 101 and 102
  • Three other General Education courses from Areas 2, 3, or 4

Additional requirements for specific majors:

Communication and Social Science Education

  • 2.5 GPA

Criminal Justice and Urban Affairs

  • 2.3 GPA

Economics

  • Grade of "C" or higher in MTH 128/129 or in a higher level math course

Benchmark: Students in the Economics B.A. major are expected to be in their college by the end of their fourth quarter.

English Education/Integrated Language Arts

  • 2.5 GPA
  • 48 hours earned

Benchmark: Students in the English Education major are expected to be in their college by the end of their sixth quarter.

Modern Language

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA or 3.0 GPA in foreign language courses

Motion Picture Production B.A.

  • 2.25 GPA

Social Work (minimum for consideration for admission*)

  • 2.25 GPA
  • Grade of "C" or higher in in SW 270 and 271
  • Formal application
  • EC 200, PLS 200, SOC 200, PSY 105 & 341, BIO 107, SW 272, COM 104

Benchmark: Students in the Social Work major are expected to be in their college by the end of their sixth quarter.

*This program is competitive admission!

 

Special admission requirements for specific majors:

B.F.A. in Art, Acting, Dance, Design Technology, Musical Theatre

  • 2.0 GPA
  • 24 hours earned
  • Audition required for Acting, Dance, and Musical Theatre

Motion Picture Production B.F.A.

  • 2.25 GPA
  • 24 hours earned
  • Grade of "B" or "A" in MP 131 and 180

Music

  • Audition
  • Three outside recommendations
  • Formal application

 

College of Nursing and Health (minimum for consideration for admission*)

Benchmark: Students in the Nursing major are expected to be in their college by the end of their sixth quarter.

  • 2.5 GPA
  • 48 hours in prescribed courses
  • 2.5 GPA and grade of "C" or higher in all prerequisite courses - ENG 101 & 102, PSY 105 & 110, CHM 102, ANT 201, M&I 220, SOC 200, STT 160
  • Formal application

*This program is competitive admission!

College of Science and Mathematics

Benchmark: Students in COSM majors are expected to be in their college by the end of their third quarter.

  • 2.0 GPA
  • 24 hours earned
  • Grade of "C" or higher in 2 courses in chosen major

Additional requirements for specific majors:

Math

  • Grade of "C" or higher and 2.5 GPA in MTH 229 and 230

Benchmark: Students in the Math major are expected to be in their college by the end of their sixth quarter.

Psychology

  • 2.25 cumulative GPA
    • 2.25 GPA in all Psychology courses (minimum of two classes)
  • 30 hours earned
 
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