Fall 2021 Impacted Programs

What is impaction?

The following four programs (majors) are impacted. Impacted programs have competitive admission requirements that may raise the minimum GPA and incorporate added academic factors into the evaluation process. 

Facilities Engineering Technology
Marine Engineering Technology
Marine Transportation
Mechanical Engineering

 

Local Admission Priority

Solano County residents receive a local admission priority in the amount of an additional .10 to the Grade Point Average (GPA) of their high school courses and/or college courses for the purpose of the competitive admission process.

 


Facilities Engineering Technology and Marine Engineering Technology Impaction Requirements for Fall 2021

Admission Criteria

All applicants must apply within the October 1 - December 4 application period and complete the application within a timely manner.

Freshman Applicants 
  • The most recent math course (at least algebra II) must be passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term 
  • Each student’s math GPA (Grades 9-11) will be factored into the overall GPA
  • The number of math courses taken beyond Algebra II will be factored in.
  • Veteran status and Foster Youth / Ward of the Court status will be factored in.
  • All other basic CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • The following items are recommended
    • Completion of a course in pre-calculus (or equivalent course).
    • Completion of a course in physics.
    • Completion of four years of high school math
    • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership, and/or the maritime industry
Lower Division Transfer Students
  • The "Golden Two" courses must be completed:
    • A college-level math course (CSU GE area B4) must have been passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application
    • A college-level English course (CSU GE area A2) must have been passed with a "C-" or better.
    • The following items are recommended
      • Calculus I, C- or better
      • Engineering Physics with a lab, C- or better
      • General Chemistry with a lab, C- or better
      • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry
    • All other CSU eligibility requirements for freshmen regarding high school grades/courses and standardized test scores must be met. 
    • A formula including the overall college GPA, the number of completed college courses, the number of completed engineering pre-requisite courses, the high school enhanced GPA, numerical enhancement for local (Solano County) applicants, and consideration for veteran status will be used for transfer applicants to the same program.
    • The following item is recommended: Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry  
Upper Division Transfer Applicants
  • The "Golden Four" courses must be completed:
    • A college-level math course (CSU GE area B4) must have been passed with a "C" or better within five years of the application.
    • A college-level English course CSU GE area A2) must have been passed with a "C" or better.
    • A "Critical Thinking" course (CSU GE area A3) must have been passed with a "C-" or better.
    • An "Oral Communication" course (CSU GE area A1) must have been passed with a "C-" or better.
  • All of the following courses are also required.
    • Calculus II, C- or better
    • General Chemistry with a Lab, C- or better
    • Engineering Physics II, C- or better
    • Engineering Graphics, C- or better
    • Properties of Materials, C- or better
    • Engineering Statics, C- or better
    • S. History (CSU GE equivalent course), C- or better
    • Lower-Division Humanities Elective (CSU GE area C2), C- or better
  • All other CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • A formula including the overall college GPA, the number of completed college courses, the number of completed engineering pre-requisite courses, numerical enhancement for local (Solano County) applicants, and consideration for veteran status will be used for transfer applicants to the same program.
  • The following item is recommended: Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry

 


Marine Transportation Impaction Requirements for Fall 2021

Admission Criteria

All applicants must apply within the October 1 - December 4 application period and complete the application within a timely manner.

Freshman Applicants
  • The most recent math course (at least Algebra II) must have been passed with a C- or better within five years of the application term to be eligible for consideration.
  • Each student’s math GPA (Grades 9-11) will be factored into the overall GPA
  • The number of math courses taken beyond Algebra II will be factored in.
  • Veteran status and Foster Youth / Ward of the Court status will be factored in.
  • All other basic CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • The following items are recommended
    • Completion of a course in pre-calculus (or equivalent course).
    • Completion of a course in physics.
    • Completion of four years of high school math
    • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to experience aboard vessels, leadership, and/or the maritime industry
    • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to the maritime industry, and/or leadership
Transfer Applicants
  • The most recent math course (at least College Algebra level) must have been passed with a C- or better within five years of the application term to be eligible for consideration.
  • All other CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • The following item is recommended: Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry  
  • A formula including the overall college GPA, the number of completed college courses, the high school enhanced GPA (for lower division applicants only), a numerical enhancement for local (Solano County) applicants, and consideration for veteran status will be used for transfer applicants to the same program.

 


Mechanical Engineering Impaction Requirements Fall 2021

Admission Criteria

All applicants must apply within the October 1 - December 4 application period and complete the application within a timely manner.

Freshman Applicants
  • Each student’s math GPA (Grades 9-11) will be factored into the overall GPA
  • The number of math courses taken beyond Pre-Calculus will be factored in
  • The most recent math course (to be at least pre-calculus) must have been passed with a C- or better within five years of the application term.
  • Veteran status and Foster Youth / Ward of the Court status will be factored in.
  • All other basic CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • The following items are recommended
    • Completion of a high-school course in Physics
    • Completion of four years of high school math
    • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry
Lower Division Transfer Applicants
  • One of the following must be met.
    • A college-level math course that is a pre-requisite course to calculus must have been passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term
    • A college-level calculus course must have been passed with a "C-"or better within five years of the application term.
  • All other CSU eligibility requirements must be met
  • The following items are recommended
    • A college-level physics course (calculus-based with lab or engineering physics with lab) passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term
    • A college-level chemistry course (with lab) passed with a "C-" or better
    • A college-level calculus III course must have been passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term.
    • An engineering properties of materials course must be passed with a "C-" or better. 
    • An engineering statics course must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • An engineering computer programming course with a "C-" or better
    • A college U.S. History course (CSU GE equivalent course) must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • A lower-division humanities elective course (CSU GE area C2) with a "C-" or better.
  • Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry
  • A formula including the overall college GPA, the number of completed college courses, the number of completed engineering pre-requisite courses, the enhanced high school GPA, numerical enhancement for local (Solano County) applicants, and consideration for veteran status will be used for transfer applicants to the same program.
Upper Division Transfer Applicants
  • All of the following must be met.
    • A college-level physics course (calculus-based with lab or engineering physics with a lab) must have been passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application
    • A college chemistry course (with lab) must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • A college-level calculus III course must have been passed with a "C-" or better within five years of the application term.
    • An engineering properties of materials course must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • An engineering statics course must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • An engineering computer programming course with a "C-" or better
    • A college U.S. History course (CSU GE equivalent course) must be passed with a "C-" or better.
    • A lower-division humanities elective course (CSU GE area C2) with a "C-" or better.
  • All other CSU eligibility requirements must be met.
  • The following item is recommended: Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry
  • A formula including the overall college GPA, the number of completed college courses, the number of completed engineering pre-requisite courses, a numerical enhancement for local (Solano County) applicants, and consideration for veteran status will be used for transfer applicants to the same program.
  • The following item is recommended: Submission of a resume including the applicant's background connected to engineering, leadership and/or the maritime industry