Admission and Progression GPA Requirements

Major Minimum GPA to Declare Major Selected Major Requirement
Biology (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher.
Biomedical Engineering (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in biomedical engineering; first-time-in-college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS math placement assessment. Students must declare this major their freshman year. See BME advisor for additional details.
Civil Engineering (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in civil engineering; first-time-in-college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS math placement assessment. Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘C’ in all math, all physics and all major courses.
Chemistry (BA) (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher.
Computer Engineering (BS) 2.3 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in computer engineering; first-time-in-college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS math placement assessment. Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘C’ in all math, physics and chemistry courses.
Computer Science (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in computer science; first-time in college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS® math placement assessment. Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘C’ in all math, all physics and all major courses.
Construction Management (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in construction management; first-time in college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS® math placement assessment.
Dietetics and Nutrition (Didactic Program) 2.7 Must earn grades of ‘C’ or better in all science courses and the following pre-major courses: CHM 1045/L, CHM1046/L, BSC 1010, HUN 2201.
Earth Sciences (BA) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher.
Electrical Engineering (BS) 2.3 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in computer engineering; first-time-in-college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS math placement assessment. Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘C’ in all math, physics and chemistry courses.
Environmental Engineering (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in environmental engineering; first-time in college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS® math placement assessment.
Geosciences (BS) 2.5 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher.
Information Technology (BS) 2.0 Must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Marine Biology (BS) 2.0 Must complete pre-requisite courses before declaring major.
Mathematics/Statistics (BS) 2.0 Must complete pre-requisite courses before declaring major.
Mechanical Engineering (BS) 2.3 Must be able to place in MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher to declare a major in computer engineering; first-time-in-college students must also achieve a score of 75 or higher on the ALEKS math placement assessment. Students must earn a minimum grade of ‘C’ in all math, physics and chemistry courses.
Physics (BA) (BS) 2.0 Must be able to place into MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or higher.

Business, Finance & Economics

Major Minimum GPA to Declare Major Selected Major Requirements
Accounting (Bachelor of Accounting) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors.
Business Administration (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors.
Economics (BA) 2.0 Must be able to place in MAC 1105 (College Algebra) or higher.
Finance (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors. Must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Human Resources Management (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors. Must pass OR be currently taking and passing MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or equivalent courses.
International Business (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors. Must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Management (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors. Must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Management of Information Systems (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors; must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Marketing (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors; must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all major/core courses within their major area of study.
Public Administration (BA) 2.0
Real Estate (BBA) 2.5 All College of Business majors are limited access majors; requires a minimum GPA, 60 credits and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation).

Social Sciences & Humanities

Major Minimum GPA to Declare Major Selected Major Requirements
Advertising (BS in Communication) 3.0 Full admission requires completion of 60 credits, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation); advertising majors must also pass an English-language grammar test to take Mass Communication courses.
Anthropology (BA) 2.0
Asian Studies (BA) 2.0
Broadcast Media (BS in Communication) 3.0 Full admission requires completion of 60 credits, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation); must also pass an English-language grammar test to take Mass Communication courses.
Communication Arts (BA) 2.0
Criminal Justice (BA) 2.0
Digital Media Studies (BS in Communication) 3.0 Full admission into the major requires completion of 60 credits, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation).
English (BA) 2.0
French (BA) 2.0
Geography (BA) 2.0
History (BA) 2.0
Hospitality Administration/Management (BS in Hospitality Management) 2.8 Must pass OR be currently taking and passing MAC 2311 (Calculus I) or equivalent courses.
Interdisciplinary Studies (BA) 2.0
International Relations (BA) 2.0
Journalism (BS in Communication) 3.0 Full admission requires completion of 60 credits, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation); must also pass an English-language grammar test to take Mass Communication courses.
Liberal Studies (BA) 2.0
Philosophy (BA) 2.0
Political Science (BA) 2.0
Portuguese (BA) 2.0
Public Relations (BS in Communication) 2.0 Full admission requires completion of 60 credits, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of MMC 3003 (Mass Communication Orientation); must also pass an English-language grammar test to take Mass Communication courses.
Recreation and Sport Management (BS) 2.0
Religious Studies (BA) 2.0
Social Work (BA) 2.0
Sociology (BA) 2.0
Spanish (BA) 2.0
Women’s Studies (BA) 2.0