For Admission to Rose State College, a student must have (a) graduated from an accredited high school and (b) participated in the American College Testing Program or a similar acceptable battery of tests. Students utilizing a test other than ACT will have their scores converted to ACT equivalents. Students must provide an official high school transcript to the Office of Admissions and Records.
High school curricular requirements:
4 units English (Grammar, Composition, Literature)
3 units Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or any lab science certified by the school district.)
3 units Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Math Analysis or Calculus)
2 units History (including one unit of American History)
1 unit Citizenship Skills (from Economics, Geography, Government or Non-Western Culture)
2 additional units of subjects previously listed or selected from Computer Science or Foreign Language
15 Required Units
Students pursuing Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degrees must address all high school curricular requirements within the first twenty-four credit hours attempted at this College, or they will be permitted to enroll in requirement-removal courses only. Also, transfer students admitted to Rose State College with high school curricular requirements must address the requirements within the first twenty-four credit hours attempted at this College, or they will be permitted to enroll in requirement-removal courses only. Students who are continuing satisfactory progress toward requirement removal may request, through the Registrar's office, special permission to continue their enrollment.
Students pursuing Associate in Applied Science degrees or Certificate programs may not be required to address all high school curricular requirements to complete a program of study but must address requirements before enrolling in courses within the designated discipline area. Also, students with curricular requirements may not transfer into an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or a Baccalaureate degree program until all of the high school curricular requirements have been addressed.