Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Some of our degree programs have requirements in addition to the standard application procedure. An interview with an admissions counselor, attendance at a program information session or a physical exam may be required, depending on your program of choice.

There may also be additional requirements for acceptance based on your status or situation, or there may be additional admission resources available based on your status or situation.

An admissions interview is required for the following applicants

  • Human Services Majors
  • Full time early admission applicants
  • IEP diploma holders
  • Non-high school diploma/non-high school equivalency diploma holders whose high school class has already graduated

If you are interested in any of the following majors, we recommend that you attend an Information Session as the first step in the admissions process.

Dates and times for Information Sessions are available on our web site or from our Admissions Office.

Automotive Technology

Acceptance into C-GCC’s Automotive Technology program requires the following:

  1. Attend a free Automotive Technology Information Session

    Automotive Technology Information Sessions introduce potential students to our Automotive program, degree requirements, admissions requirements and procedures (including transfer credit and advanced standing opportunities).

    Attendance at an information session is mandatory for applicants to the Automotive Technology program. Automotive Technology Information Session dates and times are available by calling the Admissions Office at (518) 828-4181 ext. 5513.

  2. Be ready to enter EN 101 – Composition (college level English)

    The Admissions Office determines a student’s proficiency in English by reviewing high school and/or college transcripts and/or placement test results. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.

  3. Be reading at the eleventh grade level

    All applicants to the Automotive Technology program are required to take the reading placement exam regardless of prior academic experience. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.

  4. Be proficient in elementary algebra

    The Admissions Office determines a student’s proficiency in elementary algebra by reviewing high school and/or college transcripts and/or placement test results. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.

Nursing

  1. Attend a free Nursing Information Session
  2. Nursing Information Sessions introduce potential students to our Nursing program, degree requirements, admissions requirements and procedures (including transfer credit and advanced standing opportunities).
  3. Attendance at an information session is mandatory for applicants to the Nursing program. Nursing Information Session dates and times are available by calling the Admissions Office at (518) 828-4181 ext. 5513.
  4. Be ready to enter EN 101 – Composition (college level English)The Admissions Office determines a student’s proficiency in English by reviewing high school and/or college transcripts and/or placement test results. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.
  5. Be reading at the twelfth grade levelAll applicants to the Nursing program are required to take the reading placement exam regardless of prior academic experience. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.
  6. Be ready to enter BI 130 – Anatomy and Physiology ITo enter BI 130 students need to have passed (a grade of 65 or better) a Regents level high school or college level biology or chemistry within the last five years. Licensed health care professionals such as LPNs, LMTs, EMTs, etc. may be exempt from this requirement with proof of current licensure.
  7. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50Transfer students and students changing their curriculum to Nursing must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 or higher.
  8. Be proficient in elementary algebraThe Admissions Office determines a student’s proficiency in elementary algebra by reviewing high school and/or college transcripts and/or placement test results. For more information about placement testing, >please see our Placement Testing page.

Teacher Education

Acceptance into C-GCC’s Teacher Education program requires the following:

  1. Be reading at the twelfth grade levelThe Admissions Office determines a student’s proficiency in reading by reviewing high school and/or college transcripts and/or placement test results. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.
  2. College-level proficiency on the Math Placement test

For information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.

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