STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IN MAY 1989 AND LATER, AND TRANSFER STUDENTS WITH LESS THAN 14 CREDITS
Students graduating from high school in May 1989 and later and transfer students with less than 14 college credits who are seeking a degree at ISU are required to submit the following documents to the Office of Admissions:
Subject Applicable H.S. Cr. Select from these Area Grad. Yrs. Req. Subject Areas English 1989 on 8 cr. Composition and Literature Math 1989, 1990 4 cr. Algebra I & Geometry OR Algebra I & Algebra II. Other courses may be selected from: Analytic Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry. 1991 6 cr. Algebra I & Geometry and another course requiring Algebra I as a prerequisite. Other courses may be selected from: Algebra II, Analytic Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry. Two years of math credits must be taken in the 10th, 11th or 12th grades. 1992 6 cr. Same as above, and courses NOT identified by traditional titles; i.e., Algebra I or Geometry may be used as long as they contain all of the critical components (higher math functions) prescribed by the State Department of Education Secondary School Course of Study Guide. Social 1989 5 cr. American Government Sciences (state & local), Geography, U.S. History, World History. Other courses may be selected from Economics (Consumer Economics if it includes components as recommended by the State Department of Education), Psychology, Sociology. Natural 1989, 1990 4 cr. Anatomy, Biology, Chem- Sciences istry, Earth Science, Geology, Physiology, Physics, Physical Science, Zoology (must have laboratory science experience in at least two credits).* 1991 6 cr. Same as above. 1992 6 cr. Same as above. In addition, vocational science courses jointly approved by the State Department of Education and the State Division of Vocational Education (maximum of two credits).
*Note: A laboratory science course is defined as one in which at least one class period each week is devoted to providing students the opportunity to manipulate equipment, materials or specimens; to develop skills in observation and analysis; and discover, demonstrate, illustrate, or test scientific principles or concepts.
Fine Arts/ 1989, 1990 4 cr. Literature, History, Philos Foreign 1991 ophy, Foreign Language, Languages/ and related study of two Humanities or more of the traditional (Foreign Language humanities disciplines. Strongly Recomnd.) History courses beyond those required for graduation may be counted toward this requirement. Studio performing classes in Art, Dance, Music (to include components as recommended by State Department of Education; i.e., theory, performance, history, & appreciation evaluation). No more than two credits of studio/performing arts may be counted toward this requirement. Practical arts courses will not be counted toward this requirement. Practical arts are defined as vocational, pre-vocational, or consumer homemaking programs approved by the State Board of Education. Humanities/ 1992 on 2 cr. Literature, History,Philoso Foreign phy, Fine Arts and interdisc- Languages iplinary humanities (related (Foreign study of two or more of the Language traditional humanities disci Strongly plines). These courses Recommended) should emphasize history, appreciation, theory, analysis and/or critique. History courses beyond those required for state high school graduation may be counted. Speech 1989,90,91 1 cr. Speech and Debate Other 1992 on 3 cr. Speech or debate (no more College than one credit). Preparation Studio/performing arts (art, dance, drama, and music). Foreign languages (Beyond any foreign language credit applied in the Humanities/ Foreign Language category). State Division of Vocational Education-approved classes (no more than two credits in this category) in Agricultural Science and Technology, Business and Office Education, Health Occupations Education, Consumer Homemaking Education, Occupational Home Economics, I Industrial Technology Education, Marketing and Multi-Occupations Education, and Trade, Industrial and Technical Education.
Students meeting requirements for regular admission may be admitted to one of two levels under this category according to the students predicted ISU grade point average (GPA) which is based on a weighted combination of core subject high school grade point average and ACT Composite Score or SAT (Verbal + Math) total score.
NOTE: Students not meeting requirements under item #1 still may be considered for provisional admission by petitioning the admissions committee.
Provisional admissions is not a probationary status. Students provisionally accepted are not restricted from being considered for scholarships and have the rights and privileges granted all students.
Students with provisional standing may change to regular admission status upon satisfactory completion of 14 baccalaureate level credits, 12 of which must be in four different subject areas of the general education requirements at ISU. Regular admissions status must be attained within three semesters or the student will be dismissed subject to institutional committee appeal procedures and retention/probation/dismissal policies.
Revised: May 5, 1995