Requirements for Admission to the University include:

·         California residents must meet the following requirements to qualify as an upper-division transfer student: Completion of at least 60 transferable semester units with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.0*

·         Non-California residents must have a GPA of 2.4 or higher.  Students are urged to apply for certification of their general education units before transferring*

·         “Basic Four” requirements: Speech, English Composition, College Level Math, and Critical Thinking (contact Nursing Department for exception admissions)

Requirements for Admission to the Bachelor Program in the Department of Nursing include:

·         An Associate degree or its equivalent in nursing from an accredited institution

·         Completion of college level courses in the following areas with a grade of C or better:

Anatomy and Physiology, with lab

General Chemistry, with lab

Microbiology, with lab


Sociology or Anthropology


·         Current California RN license or be eligible to obtain one**

·         Professional liability insurance (for lab/clinical courses)

·         Current CPR card

·         Current medical clearance (PPD or chest x-ray; MMR titer; Hepatitis B titer; Varicella titer)

·         Current California driver’s license

·         Current automobile insurance