College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Admission Prerequisites

A Summary of Basic Prerequisites for Graduate Programs Housed in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters

CASL graduate program prerequisites ​(undergraduate degree or major required, any academic standardized test scores, prerequisite courses, work experience or other credential that might be required) can be accessed by clicking on the relevant program below.  
 
  • Undergraduate Degree Required

    Bachelor's degree in mathematics, a physical or life science, or engineering with an expected 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA or higher

    Standardized Test Scores

    GRE not required

    Prerequisite Courses

    • 3 courses in calculus, including multivariate calculus*
    • Introductory course in linear algebra*
    • Introductory course in differential equations*​

    * Prerequisite courses may be taken concurrently

  • Undergraduate Degree Required

    Bachelor's degree with an expected minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Standardized Test Scores

    GRE not required

    Prerequisite Courses

    • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRJ 200 or equivalent)*
    • Criminology (CRJ 468 or equivalent)*
    • Criminal Law (CRJ 416 or equivalent)*
       

    * Prerequisite courses should be completed prior to graduate coursework; These courses may be taken concurrent with graduate coursework at the discretion of the program director

  • Undergraduate Degree Required

    Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or geology with an expected 3.1 minimum cumulative GPA or higher

    Standardized Test Scores

    GRE not required

    Prerequisite Courses

    • 1 field course in biology or geology*
    • 1 course in biology*
    • 1 course in geology*
    • 1 course in physics*
    • 1 course in statistics*
    • 2 courses in calculus*
    • 3 courses in chemistry*

    * Prerequisite courses may be taken concurrent with graduate coursework

  • Undergraduate Degree Required

    Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related major with an expected minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    Students without undergraduate Psychology degrees are welcome to apply, but will need to have taken all prerequisites.

    Standardized Test Scores

    GRE

    The admission review committee will consider a waiver request on a case-by-case basis, though waivers are not generally granted. 

    Prerequisite Courses

    • Introductory psychology
    • Statistics
    • Abnormal psychology
  • Undergraduate Degree Required

    Bachelor's degree with an expected minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Standardized Test Scores

    GRE not required

    Other Experience Required

    Public or non-profit management experience is required or an additive credit internship may need to be taken